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This lovely live edge tealight candle holder was handmade by us from ancient Oak wood - this wood is from a branch of an ancient (older than 300 years old) Oak tree. It is the perfect Christmas Home decor gift idea for someone special
It would make a lovely addition to your festive decor, but will be equally as magical in every season...
Dimensions (in cm): 34cm x 7cm x 4cm
We have several of these available in our shop...
The branch that this piece is based upon was removed from a several hundred year old Oak tree a few miles from our home in Carmarthenshire, West Wales. Because the tree was many centuries old, the sap wood had long since gone and the limb contained only ‘heart wood’ (which provides the tree with its structural strength) and it is from this ancient hard oak ‘heart wood’ that this design is made. It is an absolute pleasure to work with oak heartwood, as once cleaned up, it emits a centuries-old warm glow that is unmistakable.
The piece has been treated with several coats of our homemade beeswax and linseed oil wax, which gives it the sheen that you see in the photos.
*** Our candle / tealight / incense holders are designed for use by responsible adults only – never leave a naked flame unattended ***
gorlech are Claire and Paul, woodcrafters based in rural West Wales – if you would like to know a little bit more about us or how we make our products, check out our YouTube channel
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- Europe: 3-5 business days
- UK: 2-5 business days
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Our products (and the packaging for our products) are not toys and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age due to small parts.
Many of our products are made of surplus, recycled or 'waste wood'. Consequently there may be marks, blemishes and splits on the product, but these will not compromise the structural integrity of the item (i.e. we do not sell products that we think will break with normal use!). We think that these marks, blemishes and splits are what gives our pieces their individual and rustic charm.
All of our items are finished with our homemade beeswax and raw Tung oil ‘butter’ to bring out the best in our wood products. Where an item is intended for food use, we use ‘Tung Oil’ (which is safe for this purpose and doesn’t leave an unpleasant taste which could contaminate food). Items with evidence of woodworm have been appropriately treated.
Our candle / tealight / incense holders are designed for use by responsible adults only – never leave a naked flame unattended.
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