Glowing Wings Candleholder

Handmade in Philippines7913920

$12.00
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Description

Butterfly wings glow in the warm light of a single votive candle. Candleholder is handcrafted “stained glass” style with panels of capiz bordered in wire. Capiz is the thin shell of a marine mollusk. First artisans wash and soak shells. After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes and edged with metal wire. A finishing coat of varnish completes this labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses.

Size and Details

  • Capiz shell, wire
  • Holds one votive candle or tea light
  • 3Dx3H inches
  • Made in the Philippines

UPC Code: 732919453164

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  • Beautiful glow
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    Great gift. When lit, it casts very pretty butterfly shadows on the wall. I recommend long burning (can get 7hr. online) tea lites rather than votive candles. I tried both. The wax of votive candles may spill from the shallow metal candle holder and it's a pain to remove the residual wax when the ca...

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Saffy Handicrafts

Saffy HandicraftsSaffy Handicrafts is the business export arm of SAFRUDI, the Social Action Foundation for Rural and Urban Development, a social services organization in the Philippines. SAFRUDI markets products for many small artisan workshops, and runs its own production unit specializing in capiz shell items. Read more.

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  • Beautiful glow

    . . . . .

    Great gift. When lit, it casts very pretty butterfly shadows on the wall. I recommend long burning (can get 7hr. online) tea lites rather than votive candles. I tried both. The wax of votive candles may spill from the shallow metal candle holder and it's a pain to remove the residual wax when the candle is spent. Tea lites have their own metal holder and just pop out.

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