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purple firework pattern paper star lantern - purple christmas lights
folded purple christmas lights

Firework Violet

$23.00

Create backyard beauty this season with our colourful boho hanging lantern. With a deep violet base and stained-glass-effect tissue paper inserts, our handmade decorative paper star is full of dramatic sparkle and colour. Perfect for pergolas and alfresco living, a lively hand-cut design in violet, sea blue and Fuschia pink contrasts with a rich screen printed background. Crafted by hand using traditional techniques, over 1000 tiny perforations create an alluring twinkle to bring atmosphere to your favourite garden hideaway.

Light up with our battery operated bulbs on a rope to illuminate any sheltered outdoor space.

  • Perfect for: garden parties, festival camps, festival lights, parties, glamping, festivals, sensory rooms, chillout spaces, ambient lighting 
  • Casts atmospheric patterns of light to create a cosy ambience 
  • Base Colour: Purple 
  • Number of tips: 5 
  • Diameter: 60cm 

    To open, hold star flat, place one hand inside one of the outer points and gently ease point outwards.

    Carefully repeat the first step with remaining points. Ensure each point is fully open before moving on to the next.

    Using the two cords provided, gently bring the two outer points together. If illuminating, place over light source and tie cords firmly to secure in place. Do not pull the cords to open your star.

    For use indoors and in sheltered outdoor environments

    Recommended for use with LED bulbs up to 7 watts. Ensure bulb doesn’t touch any part of the Starlight. Do not exceed 40 watts. 

    Do not use near naked flame. Make sure all electrical fittings are safe before use.

    Can be used with battery operated LED “string” or ‘fairy’ lights, providing they conform to the appropriate safety standards, and no part of the unit produces heat.

    Your Paper Starlight conforms to BS EN IEC 60598-1:2021

    Complete the look:

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    Firework Violet

    $23.00 USD
    FAQs

    How do I use my star?

    Use as a lampshade over any pendant light fitting or as a lantern with a set of battery operated LED fairy lights inside.

    Our stars also look fantastic unlit as 3D decorations.

    To preserve materials, we encourage using our stars over a light source you may already have – but we do supply cable kits and fairy lights just in case you need them!

    Our stars are perfect for use indoors, or in dry outdoor environments.

    What lamp should I use inside?

    They have been tested to use with a maximum wattage bulb of 40 watts. 

    However - LED lamps between 2 and 5 watts are the best – the higher the wattage and lumens ( e.g. 5 watts ), the brighter it will be. For a more ambient glow, use a set of LED fairy lights or a lower wattage lamp ( e.g. 2 watts ).

    The effects of the star will be different depending on which colour star and which type of light you use inside.

    Our stars conform to the British Standard for luminaires BS EN 60598

    How do they work?

    They come flat. You simply open them up one point at a time and tie the two cords together to form a perfect star.

    Instructions are provided with each lantern and you can watch a video which shows you how to open and hang it.

    Shipping

    Free mainland UK delivery on orders over £50. For orders under £50 or delivery outside of mainland UK, see shipping cost and options at checkout.

    Tracking numbers are automatically sent as soon as your order is packed. Please check your junk folder if you do not receive one 72hrs after placing your order.

    Orders shipped outside of the UK may be subject to import taxes and customs duties. Please check your country’s import fees before checking out.

    Behind the Stars

    Paper Starlights are still handcrafted using artisan techniques. We never mass produce, instead focusing on small batch production, limited runs and quality seasonal collections.  

    Love and Light Since 1996

    Natural Materials

    Fairly traded and handmade from sustainably sourced paper

    Lovingly handcrafted

    Made in small batches, using timeless artisan techniques

    Let the Magic Begin

    Our star lanterns create a magical glow and are re-usable