Kerosene lanterns are both elegant and functional additions to any yard. Kerosene lanterns can be made of many materials and come in many styles and designs to choose from. A popular, yet elegant, material for making kerosene lanterns is brass. Brass lanterns are romantic and can be intricately designed to enhance any setting. One of the perks of kerosene lanterns is their ability to be used indoors as well as outdoors. Kerosene lanterns can cost anywhere from $50 to $100 online. If you're thinking of purchasing a kerosene lantern, you can find the largest selection at specialty garden, lighting supply or lighting retail stores.