Welcome, I'm Nigel, maker of these unique, solar powered lanterns. Weatherproof, to hang in your garden or indoors by a sunny window. The lantern contains a 3 colour l.e.d. and a white l.e.d.. Powered by a rechargeable battery via a solar panel. The lantern charges up by day, then switches itself on at night, to glow red/blue/green or white, for up to 8 hrs. in summertime, magic!.