Takazawa - Tohaku Candles

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The "Tohaku" Candle is an homage to ‘The Pine Trees screen’, drawn by Tohaku Hasegawa, one of the most famous painters in Japan.

The pine trees in the paintings are of the landscape of Nanao City, and he drew it while recollecting his memories of the beautiful nature of his childhood home.

The flame is an extension of the gentle lines of these trees, reminding you of a rustic simplicity.

Available in large or small - with the large available as a single candle and the small as a set of 6, both presented in a beautiful box.

diameter: 2.4
height: 14 cm

Burn time: 240 min
Made from Sumac wax.
Single candle (boxed).

It is best suited to the Large Cast Iron Candle Holder (sold separately).

diameter: 1.6cm
height: 8cm

Burn time: 80 min
Made from Sumac wax.

Set of 6 candles (boxed).

It is best suited to the Small Cast Iron Candle Holder (sold separately).

Also available in wooden boxed sets, including a cast iron candle holder.

Takazawa from Nanao have been making traditional Japanese Candles since 1892. Founded by Noto Nanao, Takazawa Candle Co. has been creating plant based wax candles for the past century using traditional "wa-rousoku" techniques.

The candles are unique for their hollow washi paper wicks, allowing them to produce a tall flames with a bright quality.

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‘The Pine Trees screen’, by Tohaku Hasegawa.