Pendant lighting has become very popular recently. The versatile pendant is showing up everywhere. From kitchen islands, to restaurants bars and museums, pendants are seen everywhere these days, perhaps more than any other type of lighting.And many styles are available. One of the most commonly used in any foyer or entrance area is pendant lantern lighting fixtures. Consisting of glass panels set in a metal frame, pendant lantern lighting fixtures are usually chain hung and may match outdoor lanterns hung at the outside of the entrance.