Swazi candles – Owls

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These amazing owl candles are hand crafted by expert candle-makers in the mountain kingdom of Swaziland using the ancient art of Millefiore.
Making them beautiful, useful and ethical.

Swazi Candles believe strongly in the principles of Fair Trade and are founding members of SWIFT (Swaziland Fair Trade Association).

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These amazing owl candles are hand crafted by expert candle-makers in the mountain kingdom of Swaziland using the ancient art of Millefiore.
Making them beautiful, useful and ethical.

The artists and craftsmen produce unique candle designs which are renowned throughout the world. Their philosophy is to create unique handmade candles of exceptional quality in a happy working environment. Today the candles are world famous, and each is still made and finished by hand and no two are the same!

Small owls – 7 cm’s in height and the
Large owls – 10 cm’s.

To get the best out of your candle please read the directions before use.

– Keep wick trimmed to 1/4 inch.

– Remove all packaging before use and place candle in a suitable container capable of containing any wax spillage.

– Burn candle away from draughts.

– Extinguish candle with snuffer or back of metal spoon taking care not to damage wick.

– Pour off molten wax if necessary to enhance flame.

About Swazi Candles

Swazi Candles was started in an old cowshed of a former dairy in 1982 by 2 South African art graduates. The little workshop soon gained a reputation for producing unique candles and started attracting visitors.

The vibrancy of the workshop, uniqueness of the product and the skill of the artisans resulted in Swazi Candles becoming one of Swaziland’s premier tourist attractions.

They are also one of the founding members of SWIFT (Swaziland Fair Trade Association).

The Process
The wax is colored by mixing pigments with hot wax which is then poured into flat sheets.
Sheets are marked and cut and carefully layered according to the design.
The resulting slabs are compressed, extruded and re-extruded and then sliced into thin veneers.
These veneers are then taken by the candle makers and skillfully stretched over a core of pure white wax and hand made into the desired shapes.

See more about Swazi Candles here.

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Size

Small, Medium

Pattern

Light Brown, Purple Fantasy

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