Geometric pillar candles

(3 customer reviews)

Who said maths is boring? These stunning geometric patterns will brighten up your home every day.

These wonders of craftsmanship are perfect statement pieces for your living room or study. Mix and match the beautiful colours to brighten your room, or stick with one shade per room, depending on your mood!

Choose from a variety of colours, from striking lime green to stunning pink. There’s something for everyone! Our handmade and fairtrade candles look stunning when lit as the candlelight shines through the harder exterior wax pattern. Both vegan-friendly and unscented, they make a lovely treat for yourself and fantastic gifts for friends.

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Geometric pillar candles

Description

This simple but beautiful pattern will make a real difference in any room you’d like to freshen up.

Enjoy and re-use 

Did you know that each of these lovely fairtrade candles lasts around 45 hours, and that you can re-use them?  

They’re made from two types of wax, with the external patterned wax frame being extremely hard and durable. This frame holds its shape, so you can enjoy your stunning candle time and time again by putting a tea light or small candle inside! 

When re-using, we recommend burning the candle down to one-third of its height in order to keep its shape.

A unique and beautiful pattern 

Each candle in our collection has been expertly crafted by professional candle-makers in the mountain kingdom of Eswatini, so you can be sure of exceptional quality. As they’re handmade, no two candles will be exactly the same.

The artisans shape these candles using the ancient ‘millefiori’ technique, which was perfected in Italy to create the finest glass sculptures. This technique was then translated into use with wax.  

Mighty is geometry; joined with art, resistless.” Euripides

Our Geometric Pillar Candles definitely are unique pieces of art in our opinion. So, make sure to buy one (or more!) if you’d like to decorate your home or surprise a friend with a stunning home-warming present.

As all candles are handmade, please expect some differences in sizing and patterns. 

Size

 Please place a fireproof dish under the candle

Medium Pillar

Approx. 9cm x 9cm

Burn time: approx. 45 hours

User guidance

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

Keep wick trimmedKeep the wick trimmed to 1/4 inch

use containerPlace the candle on a suitable container to contain any wax spillage

Burn away from draughtsBurn away from draughts

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

Pour off molten wax if necessary to enhance flame.

Lean back, relax and enjoy! 😊

How the candles are made

The wax is coloured by mixing pigments with hot wax, which is then poured into flat sheets.

Sheets are marked, cut and then carefully layered according to the chosen 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 skilfully stretched over a core of pure white wax and hand made into the desired shapes.
Read more about Swazi Candles here.

Additional information

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Design

Pink, Green, Lime Green, Blue, Red, Rust

Our Artisans

About Swazi Candles – Proud founding members of SWIFT (Swaziland Fair Trade Association)

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

The vibrancy of the workshop, uniqueness of the products and the skill of the artisans resulted in Swazi Candles becoming one of Eswatini’s premier tourist attractions. Today, its unique candles are being treasured by ethical consumers world-wide. 

How your purchase can make a difference 

Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) is one of the poorest countries in the world. Over 40% of its population live on less than US$ 1.25 per day. Because of unfavourable climate conditions and low agricultural productivity, poverty is widespread.

Fairtrade benefits to artisans

Swazi Candles are one of the founding members of SWIFT (Swaziland Fair Trade Association). Its workers are part of the decision-making process in the company, which is committed to sharing profits and paying a living wage. By buying our candles, you play an important part in supporting this fairtrade movement.

Delivery

Eco-friendly packaging                            

We only use recycled or non-plastic packaging, so your purchase will be better for the planet, too!

Delivery speed 

Once you place your order, we will dispatch your candle within 2-3 working days. (Please note there may be delays during Covid.) 

3 reviews for Geometric pillar candles

  1. Charlie (verified owner)

    Absolutely gorgeous candles. I love the glow they create and the colours are absolutely beautiful. I first brought one for myself but as they are so lovely have gone on to buy them as gifts for friends and family.

  2. Hanna

    These are my favourite candles. They look so beautiful when lit and look great in my home too. I will continue to buy these again and again.

  3. Renée

    I splashed out on four of the green and light green geometrical candles. The patterned glow once they burn down low enough makes for very calming and elegant bathing. Aesthetically pleasing both lit and unlit!

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