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15cm Pillar Candle - Olive

15cm Pillar Candle - Olive

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British Colour Standard by Designed in Colour

Olive 15cm Pillar Candle

An eco, fair trade pillar candle in an olive colour. The name that first came to prominence in the middle of the 18th century as a descriptive word for the colour of the fruit of an Olive Tree. The first recorded use of olive as a colour name in English was in 1892. 

A lovely gift that comes in an easily recycled Kraft Card box,

Specifications

  • H:15cm Dia:7cm
  • 49 hour burn time
  • 100% Stearin Wax (Vegetable Origin)
  • No animal derived ingredients
  • Pure cotton wick (Lead/Metal free)
  • Ecological colour dyes
  • Paraffin Free

Candle Care & Safety:

  • Best when lit for 4 hours at a time
  • Stop burning when 2cm of unmelted candle remains
  • Leave 10 cm between candles when burning
  • Always use a candleholder/plate under the candle


About the brand

''A treasure trove of colour & rich history first established 1931. Out of use since the 1950’s, they acquired & accurately scanned original colour dictionaries. A digital colour reader established a profile for the many hundreds of colours created and logged in the 1930’s and these original colours & names are used in their current collections. Derived and inspired from nature, flora & fauna, as well as semi-precious stones & spices, the main collections include many historic & special Royal colours, designed and used for coronations & special events.
Aiming to be the go-to brand for colour in the home for paint & interior accessories as well as championing eco, sustainable & Fair Trade products within their collections. Established 1931, now 21st Century ready.''
Source: British Colour Standard

 

 


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