STRIPED NANKING BLUE, GRASS GREEN & WILLOW GREY CANDLES

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Colourful candles with a twist.
Our eco, fair trade dinner candles are striped in bold bands of British Colour Standard Nanking Blue, Grass Green & Willow Grey.
Nanking Blue Nanking Blue is a seasonal colour name introduced in 1936 to describe a blue colour found in Chinese silks.Nanjing formerly Romanized as Nanking and Nankin, was the largest city in the world from 1358 to 1425 with a population of 487,000 in 1400. This lovely bright blue has been used for many centuries.
Grass Green
This colour was standardised in 1934. It is one of the oldest existing colour names : M. & P. quote 700A.D. as the earliest known record. The colour here shown is a general representation of many grass samples submitted by textile and other colour using industries.
Willow Grey
A characteristic colour of the buds of Willow. Introduced into seasonal ranges in 1942. A warm, slightly brownish grey.

Perfect for special occasions these unique candles make a wonderful gift.
24.5cm Tall
8 hour burn time, with a tall clean flame.
Non-drip.
Hand poured in Indonesia
Fair Trade

Important - Candle-care. Handle with care and do not shake candles. The hand-poured nature of the product means that this is a delicate item and wax discs can separate if rattled too much.