Stone Lantern

Stone Lantern - 01 - Overview The Stone Lantern is a traditional piece of Japanese architecture, and thousands of them exist throughout the islands of Japan.  They come in an extensive variety of shapes and sizes.  Each kind of lantern has a name, and each part of their construction has a name.  Originally a symbol of Buddhism, some have lit the way for travelers for over two thousand years.

I’m no expert on them.  If you’d like to know more a quick internet search should be able to tell you far more than I can.  I simply admire them, so I made one out of LEGO bricks.

My simplest build so far, it amounts to only five pieces.

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