Three Asian countries’ lanterns can show all the characteristics of oriental lantern, they are Chinese lanterns, Japanese lanterns, and Indian lanterns.
Chinese lanterns are the most famous lantern in the world, it’s also the most wildly used lanterns, generally used for the Lantern Festivals, and outdoor decoration, Chinese lanterns are made with silk and nylon material generally. When we talk about Chinese lantern, the red color and festive atmosphere are the first impression.
Japnese lanterns are the most used as the landscape in the garden or near the night store’s signs, Japaneese lanterns are made with paper and stone generally. Japanese lanterns is very popular in the word for it’ can be made very easily. When we talk about Japansese lanterns, the round and oval-shaped paper lanterns and the stone landscape lantern in quiet garden are the first impression.
Indian lanterns are full of religious element, they usually made with cloth, decorated with various patterns such like triangular and square, it’s not very popular in the world for it’s hard to be made.