Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors

This modern oil candle illuminates a tiny stainless steel tree, casting enchanting shadows on your wall.
created by

Adam Frank

$6.00 - 48.00

Adam Frank created by

Adam Frank

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Invented by artist Adam Frank, this modern little oil candle casts an enchanting shadow from a tiny, stainless steel tree. As the flame flickers, the shadow of the tree moves like a light breeze is rustling its branches. A unique twist on a normal candle. Give one to your favorite hostess or light several at your next dinner party. The shadow's intensity and size will be affected by additional light in the room - the darker the room, the better the results. Comes with two containers of odorless, clean-burning liquid wax that last 17 hours each. Available in five styles (from left to right): Cedar, Nest, Magnolia, Pine, and Bloom. Set of two refills also available. Made in Brooklyn.


Featured in Family Circle magazine.

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Adam Frank

created by

Adam Frank

location

New York

“When I was 4, my mother would give me old TVs and radios and hand me a hammer and screw driver. I made a bunch of stuff and begged to plug them in. No one let me, thank God.”

Adam Frank experiments with light, shadow, and interaction. His pieces combine fine art, toys, and home accents, and each carries an air of mystery that blurs the line between fantasy and reality. He began his career working at George Coates Performance Works, a high-technology theater company in San Francisco, where he specialized in computer graphics and creating 3D digital environments and effects that interacted with actors on stage. Now, Adam designs and produces artwork, products, and toys that benefit from his talent for creating environments and interactive characters. His work has been exhibited and installed all over the world, including a large-scale installation of his Lucid Mirror concept at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Made in the USA
Made from
stainless steel
Measurements
5.5" H x 2.5" dia
Ingredients
Notes
For best results, place close to projecting wall
Item ID
15567

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

We are sorry, but this item cannot be shipped outside of the US.

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


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsLumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors
 
3.9

(based on 389 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (153)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (131)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (33)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (339)
  • Durable (97)
  • Long lasting (78)
  • Safe (48)
  • Easy to clean up (35)

Cons

  • Light is too dim (52)
  • Too small (22)
  • Burns too quickly (12)
  • Poor design (5)
  • Very small (4)

Best Uses

  • Decoration (200)
  • Ambiance (155)
  • Gifts (115)
  • Lighting (69)
  • Ambience (63)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (218), Budget shopper (64), Stylish (63), High-end shopper (49), Practical (40)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (186), No (53)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (83)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Satisfied

My sister and I gave this to our parents for their anniversary gift. We thought this to be pricey for something this size, but splitting the cost made it doable. It looks really...Read complete review

My sister and I gave this to our parents for their anniversary gift. We thought this to be pricey for something this size, but splitting the cost made it doable. It looks really nice when lit up and our parents enjoyed it. The projection is only about 8-10in tall and it needs to be in a really dark shadow or wall in the room to show up well.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good, not great

Had expectations that were not quite met with this item...I'm usually thrilled with my Uncommon Goods purchases, but not so much this time...a rare miss...I wanted to do...Read complete review

Had expectations that were not quite met with this item...I'm usually thrilled with my Uncommon Goods purchases, but not so much this time...a rare miss...I wanted to do something creative with a blank wall in my home and thought this would do the trick (I bought the Pine)...in fact I had planned to eventually buy several more and group them to create a "forest" effect on my wall...it's a beautiful little oil lamp, but it does have to be placed very close to a wall in order to get a nice crisp image, and the shadow cast is smaller than I had expected....in my opinion, not worth the price.

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4.0

Pretty but small for price

By 

from Boone, Ia

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Ambiance
  • Decoration
  • Gifts

Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

Overall it's great. I just think the price is high for what it is.

 
4.0

A thoughtful gift

By 

from Aurora, IN

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Clean Up

Cons

  • Light Is Too Dim
  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Ambiance
  • Decoration

Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

My mother loves it and has it displayed on the kitchen counter near the wall. It creates a very nice, mellow mood.

 
5.0

Absolutely gorgeous and peaceful!

By 

from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ambiance
    • Decoration
    • Gifts

    Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

    It is perfect for reflection and calming one down.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I would buy this gift again

    By 

    from C

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    3.0

    Pretty and delicate but a bit small #sweepstakes

    By 

    from Redmond, WA

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

    • Light Is Too Dim
    • Too Small

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Gifts

    Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

    It's lovely but smaller than I'd hoped and not terribly bright. The shadow works best when the beautiful tree design is very near to and facing a wall.. I tend not to light it but to set it out as a pretty little objet. #sweepstakes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I brought this product for a friend. They seem to enjoy it!

    By 

    from Minneapolis

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts

      Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

      Hoping for a conversation starter... or making the home feel warmer.

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Huge Disappointment

      By 

      from Macungie PA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

      This purchase is expensive for what you get and does not work as shown.

       
      5.0

      The perfect gift to express encouragement

      By 

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration
        • Gifts
        • Lighting

        Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

        Our boss has endured a long battle with a broken foot and was having her final surgery. We wanted to send something that would signify new life and cOwing out of the shadows of pain. She loves it, and can celebrate this new season every time she sees it.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was very prompt. I would have liked to include a message to her to explain the gift, but I put it in an email to her.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        So cool!

        By 

        from Apex Nc

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ambiance
          • Decoration
          • Gifts

          Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

          This is such a unique gift.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Perfect anniversary gift

          By 

          from Silver Spring, MD

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Ambiance
            • Decoration

            Comments about UncommonGoods Lumen Oil Candle Shadow Projectors:

            Not sure how much we'll actually light it, but when we have so far, it's cast a very delicate image on the wall. The image isn't large or especially well-defined, but it is attractive and added a nice ambiance to the room.

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