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

created by

Thorunn Arnadottir

read more about the maker

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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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsKisa Cat Candle
 
4.7

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (31)
  • Durable (6)
  • Long lasting (4)
  • Pleasant scent (4)
  • Safe (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (26)
  • Decoration (25)
  • Ambiance (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (26), Budget shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (30), No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

So cool!

I got this as a gift for my friend and I cannot wait to give it to her. The candle is larger than I pictured, which is great! I still think it could...Read complete review

I got this as a gift for my friend and I cannot wait to give it to her. The candle is larger than I pictured, which is great! I still think it could have been a little less expensive, but I know my friend is going to love this quirky product.

I saw videos of this candle online and it looks like it needs something to catch the wax as it burns, so I got a little dish for it to sit it on. It looks great!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

its ok

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

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

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5.0

great purchase

By 

from Cali

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration

    Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

    I am pleased with purchase, will light soon...sad it will melt...but then there is the skeleton.

    Service and delivery comments:

    great delivery service.

     
    5.0

    Giving it as a gift

    By 

    from Syracuse NY

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    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

        I am giving this to one of my best friends as a late christmas gift. she has a dark sense of humor so this gift is perfect.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Great gift

        By 

        from West Lebanon, NH

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration
          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

          Great gift for the candle lover or edgy-type person in your life

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Interesting

          By 

          from Tucson AZ

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          Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

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

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          GREAT GIFT

          By 

          from CHATTANOOGA TENNESSEE

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

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            • Decoration
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            Comments about UncommonGoods Kisa Cat Candle:

            AWESOME GIFT WIFE LOVED IT

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

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

            By 

            from Houston, TX

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            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
                 
                4.0

                So awesome, I gifted it twice!

                By 

                from Denver

                About Me Budget Shopper

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

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                  • 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
                   
                  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
                   
                  5.0

                  Great unique gift

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                  from Northboro, MA

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Long Lasting

                  Cons

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                    • 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
                     
                    5.0

                    AWESOME!!

                    By 

                    from Dallas, TX

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                    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

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