As seen in The Post & Courier | July 22, 2001

Gas lanterns’ soft light returning to entryways Once common around Charleston in the 1800s, gas lanterns are making a bit of a comeback. The flickering flames are popping up all over the Lowcountry, lending warm glows to everything from private residences and historic inns to modern hotels and new subdivision entrances. The lanterns, which [...]

As seen in the Charleston Regional Business Journal | March 8, 2001

Lantern lady. Two years ago the Business Journal reported on entrepreneur Jan Clouse, owner and founder of Carolina Lanterns & Accessories, a Mount Pleasant lighting store that was less than a year old at the time of our report. Since then, business has boomed, and in January Clouse moved her store from its cramped [...]

As seen in South Carolina Homes & Gardens | March – April 2004

Everything old becomes new again. There is no doubt about that. Sometimes it can be a regrettable thing and sometimes it’s much more pleasing. But sometimes, on rare occasions, something will come back into vogue that manages to transport the essence of what was wonderful about a time long gone, and bring it into [...]

As seen in the Moultrie News | July 28, 2004

“Light Bulb Moments” According to Jan Clouse, founder and president of Carolina Lanterns and Accessories, what homeowners were doing before she opened her business five years ago was the “equivalent of getting all dressed up in formal attire with their best jewelry and then slipping on loafers as they went out the door.” “It’s [...]

As seen in The Post and Courier | March 24, 2004

Some businesses are meant to be. When Charleston native Jan Clouse wanted to add the romance and charm of Charleston-style gas lights to her new lowcountry home, not one person in a half-dozen traditional lighting stores could help her. Clearly, this frustration meant one thing: A business opportunity. Within weeks, Clouse started Carolina Lanterns [...]

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