This lantern is made from quality composite wood and a stainless steel copper finish top. They feature a built-in automatic timer which runs for 6 hours on and 18 hours off(3-AAA batteries are NOT included) and are inscribed with sentimental quotes. DO NOT use fire burning candles in the lanterns. Suitable for hanging or free-standing use inside. Recommended as an accent in floral arrangements for many occassions!