Round Salt Votives
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Deep beneath the ground around the oasis of Siwa, Egypt is a dense layer of salt that has been compressed for thousands of years. For generations, artisans have carved beautiful, functional objects from this salt, including these Round Salt Votives.
Stripes of grey-brown sand are visible in the votives, remnants of thousands of years of sandstorms in the area. Simply add a tea candle to create soft, flattering light that’s filtered through the salt crystals. Variations in the salt make each candleholder truly one of a kind.
Sold as a pair.
Use with our Tea Light Candles by Greentree Home.
Note: Store in a dry place and avoid any liquid as the salt will dissolve.
10 years ago, Danish native Malou Lenskjold visited her cousins Ellen and Henrik Raven who lived in the Siwa Oasis in the Sahara Desert. Inspired by local handcrafts and materials in the region, Malou, Ellen, and Henrik launched their family-based company, Sirocco in 2010 and introduced Egyptian made products to the Danish market. Working with local artisans, Sirocco designs and creates a wide range of furniture and accessories from natural materials including salt, alabaster, copper, stone, wool, and cotton. All products are made using ancient handcrafting traditions that have been handed down from generation-to-generation.
Material: Egyptian salt
Care: The base of these candleholders may become hot; we recommend adding a small layer of coarse salt or sand under the candle or use flameless LED candles. If using wax candles, be sure to keep the wick trimmed and the flame low.
Not for outdoor use, even in covered areas. Salt should never come in contact with water as it will dissolve. Dust with soft, dry cloth.
Dimensions: 2.3"H x 2.3”D
PRODUCT CODE: 83386227
Surprisingly nicer than I’d anticipated!
Especially impeccable when the light filters through the votives. So glad I purchased these! Truly keepsakes!
Especially gorgeous when the light filters through.
Lovely Round Salt Votives
These votives have been the perfect addition to the refresh I am doing around my home. They arrived quickly and as expected.