The May Your Journey Lead You Home Latern is made from quality composite wood and a stainless steel copper finish top. It features a built-in automatic timer which runs for 6 hours on and 18 hours off(3-AAA batteries are NOT included). DO NOT use fire burning candles in the lanterns. Suitable for hanging or free-standing use inside or outside. Recommended as an accent in floral arrangements for many occasions! Meant for indoor use.