Cast a warm, intimate glow with the Siparaya Candles. Lightly scented with rosemary, these candles unite modern style with ancient Mesopotamian craft. Casually elegant, these copper votives and candles are perfect complements to contemporary and farmhouse decor. The copper vessel can easily be cleaned and re-purposed to bring out its antique character.
Certified Fair Trade by the Fair Trade Federation & handcrafted by an Iraqi artisan seeking to build a better life for her or his family.
Hand-poured candle lightly scented with rosemary with natural cotton wick. The votive measures 2" W x 2.5" H inches and provides approximately 22.5 hours of burn time. The candle measures 3.4" W x 3.3" H and offers 85 hours of burn time. Your candle arrives exquisitely packaged in a custom designed gift box and includes a story card about the woman who made it.
With only a grade school education and very little work experience, Hiyam was suddenly faced with the responsibility of supporting her family when her husband became disabled in 1997. Though she had dreamed of attending college and having a successful career, her traditional marriage prevented her from fulfilling those dreams. In 2009 she learned about the opportunity to become trained in candle-making, and for Hiyam, this opportunity has launched a career.
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