Here are more pictures of the lamp. The base is a small piece of wood with a groove for the lamp to fit into, and a hole cut for the light. Under the piece of wood is a little groove that the light cord fits into so that it's flush with the table top surface.
Also, the key to making a piece like this is to solder copper wire along all the glass connections (on top of the copper tape/foil) to make the piece sturdy. The top star-like piece is held onto the blue kidney-shape with just a big dollop of solder. If you have other questions about it, just let me know.
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