Serene scented candles and captivating candle holders

Candles have been used for ages to light up the interiors and bring a romantic touch to your celebration in contemporary times. To add a mystical touch to the décor and ambiance, they now contain fragrances, and pigments for color. Candles are now employed more as a source of mood lighting.

Indeed, fragrance of perfumed candle is soft and inviting. They spread light amidst sensuous aromas. Light them up on any special occasion for that extra special aura and aroma. The charm of candlelight builds a warm atmosphere, and totally transforms a setting. Scented candles add a personal touch and can make a gorgeous accessory.

L’Occitane, Shangri la, Forest Essential and Good Earth apart from Dimple Kapadia’s ‘Faraway Tree’ are among the major brands of aromatic and scented candles available on the market. You can accentuate the effect with an attractive candle holder. Candle holders come in various sizes, shapes and materials (wood, metal, plastic, glass, crystal. etc.) these days. You can choose from many elaborate candle stands. Holders can be free-standing or can be attached to a wall.

There are several home décor shops you can visit to take a look at their collection of fine candle holders and candelabras to pick one that matches your tastes.  For example, you may opt for elegant brass candle stands. Taking a cue from India’s ancient crafts, these elegant stands add a classy touch to home décor.

The Dhokra craft, employed for the candle stands, is extremely skill-intensive. It is also termed the ‘Lost wax’ process in which pure brass along with scraps of different metals are added to get an alloy with an antique and exquisite finish. You can also opt for wrought iron candle stands with colorful candles. They are often made in the shapes of various animals and birds like horse, parrot and peacock to add a curious, mystical touch to them.

Indeed, serene scented candles and captivating candle holders can make for gorgeous gifting ideas…

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