Spirit Candles

These spirits candles reveal a bronze sculpture as the wax around them melts away.

$30.00

Wax Poetic

Hidden inside these inconspicuous-looking white pillar candles is a cast iron sculpture that's only revealed as the wax burns away. While it may be tempting to hold a marathon candle burning session for a more immediate reveal, the candles' mysterious charm relies on patience: slowing down to reflect and savor each moment as the candle burns gradually and the figure, slowly but surely, emerges from its waxy encasement.

Available with your choice of Dance, Embrace, or Nurture sculptures formed by a lost-wax casting process, the unscented candles make an illuminating gift to celebrate a wedding, engagement, anniversary, or other milestone. And while the sculptures themselves may become blackened by smoke and flames as the candle burns around them, they can later be polished and kept as keepsakes once the wick reaches its end. Made in China.

Made from
wax, cast iron
Measurements
6" H x 3" dia.
Ingredients
Care
Dust with a damp cloth.
Notes
Never leave burning candles unattended or near flammable objects. Always place burn candles on a suitable holder or dish.
Each candle is estimated to burn for 20 hours.
Item ID
23097

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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.

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

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsSpirit Candles
 
4.5

(based on 139 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (100)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (103)
  • Good value (51)
  • Easy to use (39)
  • Durable (29)
  • Safe (5)

Cons

  • Poor quality (6)
  • Burns too quickly (4)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (87)
  • Master bathroom (15)
  • Guest bathroom (10)
  • Large bathroom (10)
  • Decoration (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (71), Budget shopper (48), High-end shopper (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (177), No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good gift idea BUT

JUST A HEADS UP!!
I got this gift for my husband. I thought it was a very unique idea. I wrote him a letter explaining how this candle was a lot...Read complete review

JUST A HEADS UP!!
I got this gift for my husband. I thought it was a very unique idea. I wrote him a letter explaining how this candle was a lot like our love and an initial spark ended up revealing something I could have never expected. I imagined he would light the candle and with time he would be surprised to find the candle hiding the two figures holding one another in embrace. Well, the candle comes in a pouch and attached to the pouch is an explanation and picture of the candle with the figurines! He was still happy but the element of surprise that would have come the day the figurines began to reveal themselves is gone. I wish I would have known about this tag. If you're getting this as a gift to someone, make sure you take the tag off if you want them to be completely surprised. I let him open the package. : /

Other than that, it is a great gift. It is such an interesting idea, and very meaningful. The candle came today and so far it's just candle wax.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sounds cool. Doesn't burn well

I thought this would be a great gift, and it was, until my mother tried to light the candle. It burned for about 15 minutes until the center of the candle sank in...Read complete review

I thought this would be a great gift, and it was, until my mother tried to light the candle. It burned for about 15 minutes until the center of the candle sank in and the whole thing was useless.

Terribly disappointing. Tried to find her something cool and meaningful and then it was just a huge fail. will be trying to get my money back.

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5.0

Love this

By 

from Phoenix, AZ

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Burns Too Quickly

Best Uses

  • Ambiance
  • Decoration

Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

Cool

 
5.0

Perfect gift for a great friend

By 

from Reston, VA

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts

      Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

      My friend loved it and said she looks forward to seeing the statue inside.

       
      5.0

      Can't wait to burn the candle

      By 

      from North Augusta, SC

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration
        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

        Nice unique present that most people do not have.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Smells awful towards the end.

        By 

        from Jacksonville, Florida.

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable

        Cons

        • Burns Too Quickly
        • Unpleasant Scent

        Best Uses

        • Ambiance
        • Decoration
        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

        Burns slowly, smells AWFUL towards the end. Statue is smaller than expected. also the hand/paw/thing isn't connected to the other ones head so it looks a little wonky and that was pretty disappointing. I've wanted this since I was 17, and I just bought it (23) Its pricey for what it is and again, I'm pretty disappointed with the statue.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Burns out fast

        By 

        from Langley British Columbia

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Burns Too Quickly
          • Messy

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

            I purchase this for my partner, I lite the candle at the beginning of our movie, and 1 hour in the movie half the sculpture appeared. The candle burnt so fast, a generous burn time was 5 hours. In addition, be sure to have a deep candle holder to pool all of the wax, otherwise it will poor out and make a mess everywhere.

             
            5.0

            yes

            By 

            from Fort Collins, CO

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

              As a decoration

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              I am extremely disappointed in this candl

              By 

              from Cape Coral Fl

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Burns Too Quickly
                • melted very unattractively
                • Messy
                • Unattractive Design

                Best Uses

                • I was embarrassed as it was a gift

                Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

                This was awful. The candle melted all over the candle holder it was it. It flowed like water, and burned so fast. I had assumed it would burn slowly to reveal the dancer inside over a long period of time. Instead it burned fast and uneven. Total waste of my money. I purchased two of them because my daughter was a dancer and I knew she would like the slow revealing of the dancer. But that did not happen, it was a complete disappointed. I would think twice before I ever purchase from uncommon goods again.

                (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Gift for my girlfriend who teaches dance

                By 

                from Philadelphia, PA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Long Lasting
                • Safe

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Decoration
                  • Gifts

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

                  The product was a gift for someone else so I can't elaborate on its use

                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Girlfriend likes very much!

                  By 

                  from San Francisco Bay area

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Pleasant Scent
                  • Safe

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

                      My girlfriend loved the idea, though hasn't burned the candles enough to know how well it works.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great gift!

                      By 

                      from Pasadena, CA

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Long Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Ambiance
                        • Decoration
                        • Gifts
                        • Lighting

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Spirit Candles:

                        My dad loves candles and art, so this made a great gift for him. I like how long it lasts and that you have a sculpture to keep afterward.

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