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Wonder Valley Lantern

Wonder Valley Lantern

Let this Wonder Valley paper lantern illuminate your space with a warm glow. A simple hook will support the featherweight of the lantern; beautiful on its own or add a pendant light. The lanterns are handmade in Osaka by craftsman carrying on this traditional technique since 1921, over a century of lanterns that adorn noted temples and shrines throughout Japan.
Made by Hand

Each lantern is hand made and hand painted, one by one, by skilled paper lantern craftsmen in Osaka Japan. 

Product Details

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Made in Osaka, Japan



PLEASE NOTE: Limited production, no discounts may be applied. Does not include light fixture or any hooks to mount the lantern.

Size

  • 23" diameter

Material

  • Bamboo
  • Wood
  • Japanese Paper

A Patient Process

The method of making paper lanterns is an analog one requiring consistency, skill, and patience. The process begins with assembling a wooden form and wrapping it in bamboo strips. Japanese paper is stretched around to the form and individually hand-painted with our sunny orange dots pattern, then secured with black caps on the top and bottom.