Star Wisp Lantern

CAD $35.00

This Old World Lantern has handmade patterned pressed glass panels that will cast a protective serene glow. The burnished finish and glass give the lantern an old world style. Use with t-light candle. 

In folklore, a will-o’-the-wisp, will-o’-wisp is an atmospheric ghost light seen by travelers at night, especially over bogs, swamps or marshes. The phenomenon is known in English folk belief, English folklore and much of European folklore by a variety of names, including jack-o’-lantern, friar’s lantern, hinkypunk and hobby lantern and is said to mislead travelers by resembling a flickering lamp or lantern. In literature, will-o’-the-wisp metaphorically refers to a hope or goal that leads one on but is impossible to reach or something one finds sinister and confounding.

Will-o’-the-wisp appears in folk tales and traditional legends of numerous countries and cultures; notable will-o’-the-wisp include St. Louis Light in Saskatchewan, The Spooklight in Southwestern Missouri, Marfa lights of Texas, the Naga fireballs in Thailand, the Paulding Light in Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the Hessdalen light in Norway. While urban legends, folklore and superstition typically attribute will-o’-the-wisps to ghosts, fairies or elemental spirits.

T-light Candle not included

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This Old World Lantern has handmade patterned pressed glass panels that will cast a protective serene glow. The burnished finish and glass give the lantern an old world style. Use with t-light candle. 

In folklore, a will-o’-the-wisp, will-o’-wisp is an atmospheric ghost light seen by travelers at night, especially over bogs, swamps or marshes. The phenomenon is known in English folk belief, English folklore and much of European folklore by a variety of names, including jack-o’-lantern, friar’s lantern, hinkypunk and hobby lantern and is said to mislead travelers by resembling a flickering lamp or lantern. In literature, will-o’-the-wisp metaphorically refers to a hope or goal that leads one on but is impossible to reach or something one finds sinister and confounding.

Will-o’-the-wisp appears in folk tales and traditional legends of numerous countries and cultures; notable will-o’-the-wisp include St. Louis Light in Saskatchewan, The Spooklight in Southwestern Missouri, Marfa lights of Texas, the Naga fireballs in Thailand, the Paulding Light in Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the Hessdalen light in Norway. While urban legends, folklore and superstition typically attribute will-o’-the-wisps to ghosts, fairies or elemental spirits.

T-light Candle not included

Additional information

Weight 400 g
Dimensions 19 × 10 × 10 cm

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