This beautiful ornate lantern is made by hand with punch-patterned brass and individually painted glass panels. Hung by a chunky antiqued chain and a large ’s’ hook, it is created with loving attention to detail. There is a small hinged panel with a sliding lock through which to place a tealight. Once lit, a gentle light diffuses through rainbow coloured patterned glass and circles and stars. This company is based in Delhi and sources its products from local artisans. There are eight people who work in the office who receive statutory wages and a wage rise twice a year, plus a health insurance card. In their community they support local school children with free exercise books and school equipment and on the 15th of August (India day) they provide ten cash prizes for Best Student in various subjects. This benevolent and caring company, were the first in line to provide help to Nepal when a major earthquake occurred, and sent food and solar cookers, so people could cook food and sterilise water. The supplier says ” We are blessed to have such a team that runs the company in a professional way, we hope and dream we can continue with honesty and integrity”. This lantern has a spiritual quality that simultaneously radiates a calming, charming yet festive ambience. “All is calm, all is light.”
Why we love this product!
- Echoes of holy artefacts
- Radiates a calm, yet festive ambience
- Large in size