10 Cool Candleholders For The Home
Candleholders fire up drama
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These candleholders have style to burn
It lends a familiar, old-fashioned comfort to a space. Candles evoke moods from spiritual to sensual. The glow of candlelight adds warmth most welcome during the holiday season, along with the scent of pumpkin pie or pine. Candles are are simply a must for holiday tabletops. In recent years, there’s been a proliferation of candles tapers, pillars, votives and sculpted wax, including pumpkins, snowmen, angels, Santas and nutcrackers. They come au naturel or colored, striped, polka-dotted, Diaz candleholders, made from recycled glass, $14.95 and $19.95. (Crate and Barrel) sculpted or even embellished with everything from painted autumn leaves to glitter to actual crystals. Appropriately, the selection of candleholders has expanded to reflect most every design style, from ubersleek to over-the-top baroque. Over time, candleholders have been crafted from metal, glass or crystal, porcelain, ceramic, resin and wood, as well as mixed media. From holders to accommodate short votives to tall tapers some extend up to nearly 4 feet to candelabra whose multiple “arms” housing lights can be significantly wide.
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Some candleholders are designed expressly for use in the fireplace. Historians suggest that early candlesticks from Egypt and Crete date to at least 3000 B.C. From glass to ornate metal candlesticks embellished with 22-karat gold and colorful enamel, some of the fancier early examples were consistent with elaborate furnishings fit for pharaohs. The tradition of the Jewish Festival of Lights, or Hanukkah, which began in 165 B.C., has its own special candelabrum. The distinctive branched piece holds candles to be lit each day of a celebration that includes feasting and the exchange of gifts. Among the most exquisite menorahs available this season are two designed by Jay Strongwater, whose signature is colorful enamel over metal pieces embellished with Swarovski crystals.
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