The Stone Lanterns used for ornamental gardens began in the late sixteenth century. At that time, due to the great development of the tea ceremony, stone lanterns were often used as an open-air decoration for tea houses and they were widely used in garden decoration. With the changes in the use of stone lanterns, stone lanterns have changed. The style is more diverse. For example, a three-legged or four-legged lantern has emerged. At the same time, new designs have been given to the part of the gong and the gong. The design of stone lanterns has been innovative. Stone lanterns have been used in a small number of temple shrines. Most of the stone lanterns are used for garden and garden decoration.