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Friday, October 21, 2016

Find out all you need to know about candlestick with Delices and Gourmandises

Despite it might often be overlooked or forgotten, candlestick is an effective decorating item, especially thanks to its comforting glow that gives your home an atmosphere of warmth and mystery. Here are Delices and Gourmandises tips to to brighten up your home with candle holders.

More than a simple accessory

Because it is literally a "light bearer", the candlestick and its multiple branches-derivatives, from candle holders to traditional chandeliers, has always had a a very powerful symbolic value.

The best example is of course the menorah, the seven-branched candelabra know as one of the most ancient and widely used symbols of Judaism, and which candles are lit for Hanukkah. Over the centuries, some thinkers such as the Jewish philosopher Philon d’Alexandrie have even seen in it a representation of the sky.

Delices and Gourmandises decorating ideas and tips about candlesticks

To illuminate your dining room table for festive meal, a candlestick or two have the highest say. Associate it with flowers, matching tablecloth and table runner and you will get back the warm spirit of yesteryear’s celebrations.

However, be careful not to use high candle holders that might fall. We invite you to browse Delices and Gourmandises’ catalog to find a small and very stable Bougeoir Nain, which makes the perfect choice for Christmas or New Year's Eve.

If you have ever used a candlestick, you may have already faced the tedious task of removing wax residue inside of it. How to get rid of it when candle has burned to the end of its usefulness and there’s no wick left? Rather than trying to take out the solidified wax with a knife and damage your candlestick, just pour boiling water over it to get the wax underneath melted. It then becomes much easier to remove.


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