Who invented paper lanterns?

Answer According to Honolulu's Chinatown, the paper lantern originated in China as far back as 250 BC. The frame is made from bamboo or redwood and covered with thin or oiled paper, silk or gauze to softe... Read More »

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Paper lanterns!10 points!?

Hi, have you tried to checkout AsianIdeas? I have just found my answer there about hanging paper lanterns with lights. I wish i know, however, how you plan to light them but it seems you can hang t... Read More »

Can i make my own paper lanterns?

Chinese people have used paper lanterns for centuries to celebrate festivals and other special occasions. These were made by hand from rice paper and lit with small candles or, occasionally, firefl... Read More »

Are paper lanterns flammable?

As paper lanterns are made of paper, they are flammable. Nonflammable sky lanterns are produced and available, but paper lanterns do pose a fire risk as a burning candle is usually placed inside, a... Read More »

Directions for Chinese Paper Lanterns?

Chinese paper lanterns date back thousands of years and remain a popular addition to indoor and outdoor decor in both the East and West. Designs may be very old-fashioned or very modern, with or wi... Read More »