Kisa Cat Candle

Kisa Cat Candle

These geometric candles carry with them a dark secret that can only be revealed as their wax melts away...
created by

Thorunn Arnadottir

$34.00

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Thorunn Arnadottir

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A Fiery Feline

For the cat lover with a sardonic sense of humor, this candle is gothic illumination with a dark secret. Hidden inside the cool geometric cat ("Kisa" in designer Thorunn Arnadottir's native Icelandic) candle is a stylized aluminum skeleton that's gradually revealed as the wax burns away. The candle's intrigue hinges on anticipation: waiting as the grinning skeletal cat emerges from its wax encasement. Along the way, the candle flame will peek through the skeleton's eyes, adding a wry dimension to this fickle feline. Made in China.

Thorunn Arnadottir is an Icelandic designer based in Reykjav and works with clients internationally. She graduated with an MA in Design Products at Royal College of Arts in London in 2011 and before that, she received her BA in Product Design at Iceland Academy of the Arts in Reykjavik in 2007.

Thorunn has exhibited in galleries all over the world, such as the V&A in London and the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. In 2013 she was selected as one of the 50 talents that are shaping the future by Icon Magazine. Her multi-disciplinary work spans a host of different topics and techniques, and is driven by curiosity, experimentation and deep research into cultural origins and human interactions.

Made from
aluminum, solid wax
Measurements
4.5" L x 3" W x 6.5" H
Care
Place candle on a heat resistant plate with a minimum diameter of 10 inches. Never leave a burning candle unattended. Keep away from draft, pets and children.
Notes
Candle burns approx. 20 hours.
Item ID
25485

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UncommonGoodsKisa Cat Candle
 
4.7

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (29)
  • Durable (6)
  • Long lasting (4)
  • Pleasant scent (4)
  • Safe (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (24)
  • Decoration (22)
  • Ambiance (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (23), Budget shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (28), No (6)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (21), Self (6), Wife (5)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (16), Birthday (9), Other (7)

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5.0

Interesting

By 

from Tucson AZ

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

Gift for wife, she loved the look and watching "prize" inside emerge.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Wife
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Valentine’s Day

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5.0

GREAT GIFT

By 

from CHATTANOOGA TENNESSEE

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Gifts

    Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

    AWESOME GIFT WIFE LOVED IT

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Wife
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Valentine’s Day

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    5.0

    Just right for the guy who's hard to shop for

    By 

    from Houston, TX

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Funky

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

        Well, what do you get that male cousin who seems to need...heck, I don't know what he needs. But this cat has whimsy and charm, and my teenage daughter almost ran off with it before I could send it to the intended recipient, so I call it a success.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        4.0

        So awesome, I gifted it twice!

        By 

        from Denver

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration
          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

          Don't leave it burning unattended, but otherwise an excellent idea and execution.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Birthday

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          4.0

          cute as heck

          By 

          from Denver

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Messy Maybe

          Best Uses

          • Decoration
          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

          I'm pretty sure mine was the best gift she received for her birthday. Just be sure to read the directions! Since this was a gift, I can't claim to know firsthand, but the directions highly emphasize that it could get messy! But it's still an awesome gift, one I would be happy to receive.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Birthday

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          5.0

          Great unique gift

          By 

          from Northboro, MA

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration
            • Gifts

            Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

            Got this for my best friends birthday, great gift for someone who already has everything
            She was so excited to burn it to see the inside, the candle lasts surprisingly long too

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Birthday

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            5.0

            AWESOME!!

            By 

            from Dallas, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

              Bought this for a cat lover friend and one for me! So cool to watch burn!! Great gift!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

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              5.0

              Fun Gift

              By 

              from Seattle,WA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Decoration
                • Gifts

                Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

                This was a great gift for a friend who loves cats and quirky things. She adores it and is hoping for another.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Birthday

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                1.0

                its ok

                By 

                from chiago,il

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Pleasant Scent
                • Safe

                Cons

                • Burns Too Quickly
                • Light Is Too Dim
                • Messy
                • No Stand

                Best Uses

                • Ambiance
                • Decoration
                • Gifts

                Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

                for this price point it should include a stand. It was quite messy as it burned.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Self
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful and exceeded exspection

                By 

                from UT

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

                    Exceeded exspection

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Other
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Birthday

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