Pottery Oil Candle

created by

Erik Hertz

$32.00

Erik Hertz created by

Erik Hertz

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Inspired by ancient oil lamps found in archaeological digs, this design by Erik Hertz brings the appeal of handmade pottery to light. The design was also inspired by necessity: Erik lives in a part of Maryland where electricity outages are frequent, so he developed this glazed stoneware "candle" as backup lighting for his studio. It includes a fiberglass wick that won't deteriorate and smolder like cotton. Simply fill it with liquid Paraffin for a clean-burning alternative to smoky candles and spotty electrical service. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil for a more aromatic experience. Handmade in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Florida

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Erik Hertz

created by

Erik Hertz

location

Maryland

First exposed to pottery at a craftsman’s fair in Asheville, North Carolina, Erik has been making pottery for over 40 years. He enjoys making beautiful, functional items for everyday use and currently teaches pottery to children and adults while serving as the Ceramics Director of The Ocean City Center for the Arts.

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stoneware clay, fiberglass wick
Measurements
approx.: 5" H x 5" dia.
Notes
Never leave a burning candle unattended. Keep away from drafts, pets and children. Only burn the candle on a level, fire resistant surface.
Requires liquid paraffin (not included).
Item ID
40759

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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsPottery Oil Candle
 
4.8

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (13)
  • Durable (6)
  • Long lasting (6)
  • Safe (5)
  • Easy to clean up (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Ambiance (9)
  • Decoration (8)
  • Gifts (6)
  • Lighting (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (10), Budget shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (11), No (7)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (6), Christmas or hanukkah (5), Birthday (4), Mother’s day (3)

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5.0

Lovely Oil Candle

By 

from Richmond VA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Functional and Beautiful
  • Lovely colors
  • Unique Shape

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration
    • Gifts
    • Lighting

    Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

    Very pleased with this purchase; beautifully crafted, graceful and unique shape, even feels good to the touch. Love it!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was fast and item very well packed!

     
    5.0

    Would buy again and again

    By 

    from Tucson, AZ

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Add a few drops of your favorite oil.
    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Easy To Clean Up
    • Long Lasting
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Ambiance
      • Decoration

      Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

      I bought this as a housewarming gift for my son and he loves it. Said he might get a few more to put in several rooms.

       
      5.0

      Handmade artwoek

      By 

      from Maryland

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Clean Up
      • Long Lasting
      • Pleasant Scent
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration
        • Lighting

        Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

        Beautifully done, nice product - thanks!
        Promp service, good doing business with you.

         
        5.0

        Beautiful and practical.

        By 

        from Ft Walton Beach,FL

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Clean Up
        • Long Lasting
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Lighting

          Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

          I needed a small back up light for hurricane power outages. This is little light is perfect.

           
          5.0

          Great Product!!

          By 

          from Bridgeport WV

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

              My sister loved it

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah
               
              5.0

              Beautiful unique. Useful

              By 

              from Rockford, AL

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Pleasant Scent
              • Safe

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Ambiance
                • Decoration
                • Gifts
                • Lighting
                • Scent

                Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

                The title says it all. It was a beautiful piece of Pottery and so unique in a sea of candles.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah
                 
                5.0

                Neat looking oil lamp

                By 

                from MD

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Easy To Clean Up
                • Safe

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Ambiance
                  • Decoration
                  • Lighting

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

                  Nice simple design and has that handcrafted elegance.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Other
                   
                  5.0

                  Worth every penny! Unique,artfully made with care. SEXY!!!

                  By 

                  from Mesa AZ.

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

                  LOVE IT !!!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Other

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  So pretty!!

                  By 

                  from New York, NY

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • So beautiful

                  Cons

                  • Didn't come with Oil

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

                    This product is even more beautiful than the pictures show - my step-mother loved it!! The only potential issue was that it didn't come with oil - so I recommend buying that separately if you're giving this as a gift.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Birthday

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Really enjoying product.

                    By 

                    from Sarasota, Fl.

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Pottery Oil Candle:

                    Light most evenings in my living room.Relaxation time!!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Other

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