As you can see from the pictures below, with imagination and creativity you can make all kinds of
glistenaria lanterns and sculptures. Various smooth-sided, cylindrical containers can be used for exterior or interior molds.
And why stop at circular? We have an oval shaped bucket with sides that flare out from bottom to top. It's one of our favorite
glistenaria shapes. Layne Kennedy and his family use cookie cutters as molds to create figures; he makes dozens of ice lanterns
for their annual holiday party. To make figures, he and his kids fill a large pan with water, put in cookie cutters and freeze
the water. With warm water they separate the stars, Santas, etc., from the surrounding ice. The warm water at the bottoms
of the figures works as a glue when they are put on top of the ice lanterns. The figures are back lit by the candle in the