Handmade Unscented Votive Candles, Set of 3 (South Africa)

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Handmade Unscented Votive Candles, Set of 3 (South Africa)

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These globally-inspired hand-painted candles are smalls works of art. Crafted by artisans in South Africa, each candle is hand-poured and then individually hand-painted. Each design name is derived from a special African word that is brought to life through the color and patterns which reflect the culture and influences of South Africa. The style images pictured illustrate the general design, but note that each candle is one of a kind.  A truly unique and beautiful gift for hostesses, housewarming, wedding, anniversary, and more that make a striking addition to every home and a beautiful conversation piece! The set of 3 votives arrives in a recycled cardboard gift box, perfect for giving.  Each unscented candle measure 2.5 inches tall by 1.75 inches in diameter each.

  • Design Meaning: "Uzima" stands for vitality, power and energy. Whether zebra skin, guinea fowl feather, cheetah skin, porcupine bristles or mysterious traces, the patterns were inspired by the infinitely rich wildlife of Africa and look almost animalistic.
  • "Damisi" is reflective of ancient cave paintings in rust-red, brown and ocher while African patterns and traditional tribal dances recall the cradle of humanity in Africa.

Product Features:

  • Burn Time: Approximately 2-3 hours each. 
  • Socially responsible product assortments that is empowering consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate poverty.
  • Fair Trade is so much more than a product assortment. It's about safe workplaces, fair wages + community investment for factory employees.
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • Style: Handpainted 
  • Colors: Each candle is hand poured and hand painted by South African artisans with years of experience. After the candles are poured, they are handed off to the special background painters, who paint the entire wax candle with a base color that sets the tone for the design work that comes next. Masterful artists then paint the designs on each piece. It is truly exciting to watch the lightening-fast strokes of the paintbrushes transform what was molten wax into gorgeously colorful, individualized works of art!
  • Materials: Unscented, high-quality, fully-refined paraffin wax from Germany. Non-toxic paint.
  • Dimensions: Each Candle is 2.5" tall x 1.75" diameter.
  • Quantity: Three (3) Candles
  • Brand: Nobunto
  • Scent: Non Scented

Story Behind the Art:
Handmade by a South African Fair Trade company that creates high quality hand-painted candles, ceramics and handcrafted greeting cards with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs. Their mission is, in a region with high unemployment, to alleviate poverty, not only through development of industry but to be socially, ethically, and sustainably responsible. Nobunto is a Sotho word which means “for the people”. The company name, as well as logo of four intertwined hands reflects their motivation and spirit: community, cooperation, friendship, global harmony, helping hands, multicultural, people, teamwork and fair trade.

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The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.


Country of Origin: South Africa


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10.0 In. L X 8.0 In. W X 6.0 In. H
Black, Brown, White
Pillar, Set
Candle Material
Paraffin Wax
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Product Features
Bohemian & Eclectic, Patterned
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