It is really a sculptural piece and the minor shadow play it creates lend a lot of visual interest and mood to a space.
The large fixture is $2000. *GASP*
I have a less then groovy contemporary light in my foyer that this would cover nicely, so I was thinking of making something similar.
No one likes to reinvent the wheel, so I checked online first to see if anyone else had tried this already. Low and behold, the Internet comes through once again: