My candle burns at both ends; \n    It will not last the night; \nBut ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—\n    It gives a lovely light! \n  —Edna St. Vincent Millay

My candle burns at both ends;
   It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
   It gives a lovely light!
 —Edna St. Vincent Millay

Hand turned in the Pacific Northwest, these solid beeswax candles remind us of wooden (and short-lived) totems carved by native Americans in the same region. \n\nEqually well-known for their potlatches—elaborate gift giving rites in which titles and possessions were distributed in a grand display—they were a people seemingly at ease with, if not in celebration of, the ephemeral.

Hand turned in the Pacific Northwest, these solid beeswax candles remind us of wooden (and short-lived) totems carved by native Americans in the same region.

Equally well-known for their potlatches—elaborate gift giving rites in which titles and possessions were distributed in a grand display—they were a people seemingly at ease with, if not in celebration of, the ephemeral.

The candles are available in three sizes and three styles. Display them as a family or create your own compositions. The best part: they naturally smell like honey when burned.

The candles are available in three sizes and three styles. Display them as a family or create your own compositions. The best part: they naturally smell like honey when burned.

totem candles

Grain

Small: 4 x 2 inches
Medium: 6 x 2 inches
Large: 9 x 2 inches
100% USA Beeswax
Handmade in the Pacific Northwest, USA

Burn times vary by style but are approximately 35 hours (Small); 45 hours (Medium); and 65 hours (Large).