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What Makes Swazi Candles So Unique?

The Light from the Heart of Africa

The soft inner core creates a translucent lens that
spreads the light throughout the entire candle bringing
the pattern to life as soon as it is lit.

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The Light that keeps its glow

Swazi Candles are reburnable! Candles remain beautifully intact during countless burnings. The hard outer pattern wax allows reburning simply by inserting a votive candle in the well created by the melting soft inner wax.

Unique designs from the Heart of Africa

These designs, like the light from Africa itself, have become renowned as their glow spreads around the world.


Brought to You from Artisans in Swaziland Africa

Works of Art in Wax

Swazi Candles are handmade in the small African Kingdom of Swaziland using the age-old trade bead technique perfected in the glass making city of Murano, Italy. This technique was adapted and utilized in the African candle making craft.

Swazi artisans apply these beautiful patterns by hand. Each candle differs slightly reflecting the artisan’s interpretation..

Impressive Gift Ideas

Wrapped and tagged, these unique candles make imaginative gift ideas and seasonal displays for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Easter, Mother's Day, or Father's Day. Imagine the delight of your friends and family when they receive a handmade Swazi Candle for a special occasion, party or wedding favor. A very personal gift brought to them all the way from Africa.