STRIPED NANKING BLUE & GRASS GREEN

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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.

This colour was standardised in 1934. It is one of the oldest existing colour names with 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.

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.

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.