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Dia de los Muertos Limited Edition Candle

The official Dia de los Muertos in Mexico is on November 1st-2nd, 2022 - but don't let that stop you. Plenty of time to squeeze off a practice round then grab another for the day.

DAY OF THE DEAD | LIMITED EDITION

Bonfire • Rose • Black Tea • Lime • Orchid • Amber
420g triple scented, 80+-hour, soy wax candle.
Donation of $5 from every sale to VAMOS! who help poverty striken Mexicans with basic needs, education and job opportunities.

THE MOMENT

Don't be surprised if someone at home comes to see if somethings on fire when this is lit! When designing this fragrance, we wanted to mimic the actual festival in Mexico. We wanted the smell of bonfires, delicate floral notes, citrus notes from the garnish on the tequilas, and amber to represent this wisdom of the elders and give courage to face death head on as they do... and we think we nailed it. The accord is strange but very very interesting. We chose this stunning red semi-opaque with a gold dipped base glassware for the brightness factor, to enhance the silouettes of the items decorating the glassware... but the final decoration is left for you.

The gold oval plaque is intentionally blank, so you can use the template provided to cut out a photo of a loved one that recently passed, and dedicate your candle to them. If you reply to us via the order confirmation email and attach a digital photo of who you want to honor we will print it and apply it to the candle for you before we ship it. 

"To live in the hearts that we leave behind is not to die, but to live eternally." 
- Elise Margaritis

SIGNIFICANCE

Mexico's Day of the Dead is less of a mourning and more a joyful celebration where family and friends gather to pay respects to loved ones who've died. Funny anecdotes are about them and they're honoured via home altars (ofrendas) filled with their favorite foods and drinks, decorative skulls (calaveras) and marigolds (cempazúchitl). They also visit their graves with these items as gifts.

WHATS IN THE BOX
  • Candle with seriously embelished deluxe glassware
  • 3 Dia de los Muertos skull stickers
  • Default sticker for candle front plaque (Pomba Gira)
  • Template to cut photo for plaque and 2-sided tape strips
  • Meaningful moments remembering a loved one

 

FRAGRANCE

Top: Lime, bergamot, black tea, bonfire smoke
Middle: Baltic amber, jasmine, rose, clove leaf
Base: Cedarwood, cinnamon bark, patchouli, orchid

Not available in any other products, if you would like it to be please request it, we would be happy to make it just for you.

INGREDIENTS

Pure, sustainable soy wax with lead-free wick, and quality low-allergen fragrance. Natural and vegan. More about our candles here, and tips for maximising burn time here.

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