Handmade, fairtrade white paper star combining simple elegance with delicate beauty. Teardrop-shaped tissue paper inserts cast a clear white glow against an ivory-white background; intricate screen printed design work creates a final flourish. Its neutral tones and softly diffused light are clear enough for reading or close work while creating a gentle decorative effect.
- Perfect for: main lampshade, venue décor, shop window, over a table or in a window for Christmas
- Classic Lace motif fantastic for wedding décor, keepsakes and wedding favours
- Base Colour: Ivory White
- 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 60598-1: 2015
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.
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.
Have more questions?
All orders received before 2pm will be dispatched the same business day. Orders received after 2pm will be dispatched the next business day. Choose from standard or express delivery at the checkout. We also ship internationally.
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.
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Paper Starlights are still handcrafted using artisan techniques. We never mass produce, instead focusing on small batch production, limited runs and quality seasonal collections.