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Designer Candles

To bring our candle story entirely up to date we nowadays have a wide range of designer candles both freestanding and enclosed in jars or bowls of various designs.

Since the early 20th century designers have created imaginative designs mimicking flowers, fruit and other natural items as well as comic characters and familiar objects.
Latest trends include gel candles which enable shells, jewels, in fact almost anything, to be encapsulated within a candle. This means that candles can be created to celebrate any occasion and designs are only limited by the breadth of the designers imagination.

New fragrances and colour combinations, textures and finishes offer a breathtaking array of choice and now you can even have coloured flames, how exciting is that!!!

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designer candles, richly scented jar candles, christmas candles, wax hurricanes and bowls,


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