Colourful candles with a twist.
Our eco, fair trade dinner candles are striped in bold bands of British Colour Standard Nanking Blue, Grass Green & Willow Grey.Nanking Blue Nanking Blue is a seasonal colour name introduced in 1936 to describe a blue colour found in Chinese silks.Nanjing formerly Romanized as Nanking and Nankin, was the largest city in the world from 1358 to 1425 with a population of 487,000 in 1400. This lovely bright blue has been used for many centuries.
This colour was standardised in 1934. It is one of the oldest existing colour names : M. & P. quote 700A.D. as the earliest known record. The colour here shown is a general representation of many grass samples submitted by textile and other colour using industries.Willow GreyA characteristic colour of the buds of Willow. Introduced into seasonal ranges in 1942. A warm, slightly brownish grey.
Perfect for special occasions these unique candles make a wonderful gift.
8 hour burn time, with a tall clean flame.
Hand poured in Indonesia
Important - Candle-care. Handle with care and do not shake candles. The hand-poured nature of the product means that this is a delicate item and wax discs can separate if rattled too much.
Grass, Nanking & Willow Pack of 4 Striped Dinner Candles