Home Decor - Candles Lighting - Candleholders
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the WorldThese Home Decor - Candles Lighting - Candleholders - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
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Blown glass candleholder, 'Green Light of Guadalupe' (Mexico)
Green light reveals the warm, welcoming presence of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the exclusive design of this candleholder. She is the Patron Saint of the Americas, and the Mexican people revere her dearly. Gabriel and Rodolfo Lio Jaramillo honor her thr
Blown glass candleholder, 'Iridescent Light of Guadalupe' (Mexico)
Iridescent light reveals the warm, welcoming presence of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the exclusive design of this candleholder. She is the Patron Saint of the Americas, and the Mexican people revere her dearly. Gabriel and Rodolfo Lio Jaramillo honor he
Blown glass candleholder, 'Plum Light of Guadalupe' (Mexico)
Plum light reveals the warm, welcoming presence of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the exclusive design of this candleholder. She is the Patron Saint of the Americas, and the Mexican people revere her dearly. Gabriel and Rodolfo Lio Jaramillo honor her thro
Candleholders, 'Light of Thailand' (pair) (Thailand)
Florid waves dance by candlelight in a spectacular design from Kanyanee Danphaiboon. The candleholders are crafted by hand featuring Thailand's classic scroll techniques. They feature an antique, rustic finish.
Cedar candleholder, 'Unity' (Ghana)
Splashes of red enhance the antique appearance of this candleholder by Kwame Frimpong. Two figures are joined at the plate, their stoic expressions implying a harmonious sense of union. White notches delineate the facial features and offer a unique g
Celadon ceramic candleholder, 'Blue Bouquet' (Thailand)
Blue celadon ceramic takes the shape of a lotus bud, the tapered shape richly carved using the gah sah lat technique. Kanda crafts a graceful covered candleholder with filigree cutouts. Made of ko or rokfa wood ashes enriched with oxides, the glazes
Celadon ceramic candleholders, 'Lily Pads' (pair) (Thailand)
Lotus leaves, or lily pads drift in a shallow pond. Centered by delicate buds, they are home to tiny frogs. Kanda creates them as a pair of candleholders. Painstakingly crafted in the traditional celadon technique with its hallmark crackled finish, t
Celadon ceramic oil warmer, 'Calm Blue Elephant' (Thailand)
Proud and regal, the elephant is a traditional symbol of Thailand. Duangkamol transforms it into an oil warmer and for the soothing scents of aromatherapy. The elephant's celadon ceramic body features a basin for the oils while a tea light sits insid
Ceramic candleholder, 'Flower of Life' (Mexico)
A violet margarita (daisy) adorns this Mexican candleholder by Saul Montesinos. He crafts the ceramic candleholder by hand, painting it with detailed artistry in a palette of vibrant Mexican colors.
Ceramic candleholder, 'Happy Nopalito' (Mexico)
This nopalito (little cactus) fulfills its mission by becoming a safe abode to colorful birds. Dressed as a farmer, death holds a hen in a candleholder by Saul Montesinos. He transforms Mexico's legendary view on the life and death cycle that undersc
Ceramic candleholder, 'Ivory Jungle' (Indonesia)
A tree stump in the Balinese jungle inspired Veny Lydiawati to design this highly original candleholder. Featuring a symmetrical composition of perforations, this original candleholder is crafted of stoneware ceramics featuring glossy glazed finish.
Ceramic candleholder, 'Mandrill' (pair) (Indonesia)
Whimsical pair of ceramic candleholders featuring a mandrill resting on the base as if planning its next mischievous adventure. Putu Oka Mahendra hand-shapes these extraordinary candleholders with astute brilliance in memory of his mother.
Ceramic candleholder, 'Tree of Life' (Peru)
Birds and butterflies alight on this joyous Tree of Life. Alberto Aparicio Canchari fashions it of clay and paints it by hand. Designed as a candleholder, it can stand alone as a sculpture.
Ceramic candleholders, 'Black Cats' (set of 3) (Mexico)
Smiling black cats appear on candleholders by the Garcia Ochoa Family. Designed to be stacked if desired, each cube also depicts a part of the lithe feline body. The colorful trio is created in the time honored technique of barro brunido (burnished c
Ceramic candleholders, 'Cupola Light' (pair) (Indonesia)
Elegant in their esthetic minimalism, these candleholders are designed to enthrall with as light shines through them. Putu Oka Mahendra presents an original pair of jade-green ceramic candleholders featuring cupola lids.
Ceramic candleholders, 'Hide and Seek' (pair) (Indonesia)
Geckos play hide and seek across the base of these enchanting candleholders by Putu Oka Mahendra. Their slender forms pose on slim candlesticks, shaped by hand on the potter's wheel. Once glazed, the pieces are high fired for eight hours, resulting i
Ceramic wall sconces, 'Forest Vines' (pair) (Guatemala)
Cutout leaves cling to forest vines in a design by Roxana de Papadopolo. Crafted of ceramic, two wall sconces can hold tea lights or be wired for a light bulb. Their dark tonalities enhance their rustic appeal.
Iron and wood candleholder, 'Akan Mask' (Ghana)
Superbly carved from sese wood, an African mask adorns an unusual candleholder. Rita Addo Zakour's design is crafted of iron, shaped to suggest a slender doll. The face is adorned with ornate brass and aluminum repousse.
Iron candleholder, 'Cave Art Sun' (Mexico)
Glowing color distinguishes this beautiful candleholder by J. Blas. The handcrafted piece is designed to be mounted on the wall. Inspired by cave art motifs, the solar disk hosts a hand-painted gecko, shield and sunbeams.
Iron candleholder, 'Kokopelli Shadow' (Mexico)
Playing his flute by candlelight, Kokopelli appears in this wall candleholder by Elias and David. They craft the iron candleholder by hand before painting it green for the background, and rust orange for the mystical character. Kokopelli dates back t
Iron candleholder, 'Kokopelli's Light' (Mexico)
A mythical character from pre-Hispanic days, Kokopelli serenades time by candlelight. Ancient legends suggest Kokopelli was a Toltec trader who traveled from central Mexico to the United States' southwestern deserts and mountains, where he is feature
Iron candleholder, 'Tiki Night' (Indonesia)
Silhouetted against glass, golden waves adorn this candleholder with marine elegance. Ketut Sudana Antara crafts the holder of iron, featuring three curved legs and embellished with gold leaf accents.
Iron candleholders, 'Pink Sweetheart Rose' (set of 3) (Indonesia)
Delicate and lovely, sweetheart roses enclose a candle amid pink petals. Ketut Sudana crafts an enchanting trio of candleholders, hand-painted to perfection.
Iron wall candleholder, 'Kokopelli's Cave' (Mexico)
J. Blas creates the illusion of a cave art painting featuring the mythical Kokopelli playing his flute. Surrounded by florid suns and curious lizards, Kokopelli travels far and wide playing melodious tunes inviting all to dance. Blas crafts and paint
Mango wood candleholder, 'Living Earth' (Thailand)
Arising from deep in the center, a spiral moves outward to envelop this stunning design. Saifon crafts the piece from Thai mango wood, carving and painting it by hand. A white tea light crowns the rich, brown candleholder.
Resin candleholders, 'Floral Arch' (pair) (India)
Crafted by hand, ornate arches feature floral motifs and sparkling faceted beads. Amita creates a pair of opulent candleholders for tea lights. The set arrives in a wood gift box covered with handmade paper.
Soapstone candleholders, 'White Daisies' (pair) (India)
Blooming on lacy ovals, daisies bring their charm to this design. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful pair of candleholders for the glow of tea lights.
Stained glass candleholder, 'Dazzle' (Mexico)
Combining red and blue, artisans from Vidri Arte craft a brilliant candleholder. The stained glass screen turns candlelight into dazzling colors. Because each piece is individually crafted, each is absolutely unique. The motifs may differ slightly fr
Talavera ceramic and iron wall candleholder, 'Cross of Faith' (Mexico)
This beautiful cross glows with soft light of a candle in a design by J. Blas in Mexico. He crafts it by hand with Talavera ceramic tiles which he sets in an ornate wrought iron cross. Candle not included.
Wood candleholders, 'Starfish' (set of 4) (Indonesia)
On sale - now 31.99 - was $39.99
Wayan Genep creates fantastic images on four beautiful candleholders. Shaped from albesia wood, they are painted by hand in dazzling colors. When nested together, they form a starfish motif on one side and a sunburst on the other.