They can be cut off or solderer with welding torch. Measures 2 7/8" x 10 1/2" Arms project 3 3/4.The ormolu gilding was worn off , we professionally gold gilded this piece with 24K gold leave for a promotional photo shoot project. The item "Antique French Bronze Gild Ormolu Woman Wall Sconce Pediment Salvage Repurpose" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures". The seller is "ormolu-bronze" and is located in Sydney, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.