These colourful little candles have been created with a bright, mosaic effect in pink purple and blue. Created using simple equipment such as a container on a gas stove and moulds. Firstly paraffin is boiled and perfume and colour is added if required. The candle wick is dipped in the boiled paraffin which is then stripped off to make it straight and trimmed to length. The boiled paraffin is poured into moulds and left to begin setting before the candle wick is added and the wax is shaped to suit. Once the paraffin is completely set, it can be removed from the mould and additional decoration can be added before final packaging. Handmade by villagers in Chiangmai working with Y Development, one of our fair trade partners in Thailand.
- Never leave a lighted candle unattended.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Use only on an inflammable base or holder placed on a flat, heat resistant surface.
- Position away from draughts and flammable materials.
Y-Development Cooperation Co. Ltd
Y-Development, part of the YMCA, develops and exports handcrafts produced by both rural and urban artisans in northern Thailand. Most of the 500 producers are women working towards financial independence, and they are supported to reach their goals through fair trading practices.Read more
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