This beautiful box of four Urushi wax candles, a cast-iron candle holder and sweet brass duck candle snuffer make a much-appreciated gift.
URUSHI is a plant-derived raw material used for Japanese lacquerware. The fruits of the URUSHI trees are used to extract candle wax.
It is harvested in Wajima, a small city in Ishikawa Prefecture famous for lacquerware-making.
It is a very precious material only manufactured in a small quantity once a year in autumn when the fruit is available.
Handmade with URUSHI [Lacquer Tree] wax, cast iron, brass.
The size of the candles: upper diameter 1.5cm x lower diameter 0.9cm x height 8cm. Each candle burns for 50 minutes.