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Ardhan Tealight Candle Holder - Yin Yang, Dual-tone, Wooden, Engraved

Ardhan Tealight Candle Holder - Yin Yang, Dual-tone, Wooden, Engraved

Asha Handicrafts

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This wooden engraved tealight holder is perfect for lighting up your dining table or adding an ethnic, decorative touch to your living room. It is suitable to hold two standard-sized tealight candles (38 mm diameter).

"Create Beautiful Ambience" - The name Ardhan is of Hindu origin. It refers to the short name of Ardhanarishvara, the composite androgynous form of the Hindu deities Shiva and Parvati. This Hindu deity takes the form of half-male and half-female. The right half is that of Shiva and the left half expounds Parvati. This may be considered similar to the yin and yang concept.

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Features

  • Ethically sourced Sheesham wood, Mango wood
  • Dual-tone wood pairing and floral carving
  • Fair Trade Tealight holder
  • Made in India

 

Dimensions

  • Approx. diameter = 170 mm
  • Approx. depth of tealight area = 14 mm, diameter of tealight area = 41 mm

 

Note 

  • Due to the nature of hand-made products, kindly expect slight imperfections. This is not a defect and the "Ardhan Tealight Candle Holder - Yin Yang, Dual-tone, Wooden, Engraved" is non-refundable due to this reason.
  • To clean, wipe with a clean dry soft cloth
  • Exercise caution when using this item with a burning tealight. Never leave burning candles unattended. Never position or burn on or near flammable, heat sensitive or porous surfaces. Do not place on or near electrical appliances. Avoid draughts. Do not burn candles for longer than 2-3 hours at a time. Keep out of reach of pets and children.
  • Tea Lights are not included


About Indian Woodcraft & Artisans

Woodcraft in India is dated back to the ancient times of Maharajas. Initially, the art was limited to carving sculptures and windows of temples and palaces. Over many generations and under the influence of its region's culture and locally available wood the art form has evolved and now extends to articles like furniture, decorative pieces, storage boxes,  table lamps, toys and puppets

India has an abundance of native wood that lends well to the carving and inlay work. Some of the examples are Ebony, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Sheesham, and Sal.

The diversity of each region's style and carving technique reflects in the motifs, and patterns on each carved article. The geometrical and floral patterns are the most popular.

In many regions, woodcraft production is vital for community livelihoods. By participating with Fair Trade organisations, we contribute to alleviating poverty and promoting sustainability through ethical practices. These organisations aim to educate and empower disadvantaged sections of the Indian community by providing them with job opportunities, gender equality, fair wages, safe and healthy working environment while preserving the local culture & traditional skills.
You may see a photograph of our artisan, Sayyad Ahmed creating this unique tea-light holder.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Excellent handcrafted holder with beautiful intricate details

This tea light holder is not only beautiful, sturdy hand carved with intricate details on the flower motif but what is more impressive is their sustainable and ethical production. It's a wonderful addition to any home with its gorgeous dual-tone wood.

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Why Aksa Candle & Tea Light Holders are the best?

  • Fair Trade - Aksa is a fair trade shop. This means every candle stand or tea light stand has been lovingly crafted by an artisan in return for economical independence, welfare and community engagement. Read more about the 10 Fair Trade principles.
  • Hand Made: Our range of candle holders & tea light holders is entirely handmade using hand tools and traditional craftsmanship passed down generations. This means each piece is unique in its own beautiful and warm way in terms of design and beauty.
  • Eco friendly, Sustainable Raw Materials: All of our candle holders & tea light holders have been handcrafted in India using the eco-friendly and sustainable raw materials like sustainable legally harvested wood. 

  • Our range of quality stands are special for any occasion like Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, Easter, Valentine's, Anniversary, Birthday or any dinner party.