This is the most famous and popular form of silk used in making the lanterns. The silk is embossed with different patterns including the symbols of long life. The silk is brilliant and reflects two tone colors. The lanterns look good during normal light but look exceptional with the right type of light inside them. The tone of the silk can be changed by using different colored light bulbs. This type of Silk is suitable for both outside and inside use. The bamboo frame of the lanterns remains standard.
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This type of silk is an art lovers delight. The raw silk fabric gives an hand woven texture, and is available in 7-10 base colors. The beauty of the silk comes out when a low powered light is put inside and the color tones that come out of it. Most of these silk lanterns are bought by art schools, individual artists, theme parks and business establishments. These cane painted or used as natual lamp shades. We have a range of raw silk lanterns with beautiful Hoi An landscapes painted on them by very talented artists. Customers can also send us their special message and pictures and we can customize the lanterns by painting the messages and pictures on the lanterns. This can be done using our customized ordering form on the website. Raw Silk lanterns can only be used indoors given the type of silk
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When you drive past the hundreds of lanterns adorning the streets of Hoi An and in various other places in Vietnam, the silk used is plain without pattern and has a shiny feel to it. Satin Silk is mostly used to decorate the outdoors. They stand the test of time and brave the elements. The silk has water repellent qualities and also does not fade too much in direct sunlight over a prolonged period of time. The range of colors that can be produced is as vast as Pantone range itself. These are ideal for Restaurants, Events, Special occasions and to light up your life. These lanterns can be hand painted or printed in your choice of design