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Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set
Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set
Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set
Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set
Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set

Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set

Regular price $40.00 Sale

Blue Willow Scented Candle Gift Set Scented candles are one of the most popular Giftable categories. Each scent in the set is an exclusive fragrance formulated by our team. Packed in a wonderful Chinoiserie Chic gift box this will make a perfect gift.

  • Formulated with 3 very fragrant or refreshing scents. Peony & Cassis, Lilac & Grapefruit, Sweet Pea & Tangerine
  • Packed in a blue and white blue willow gift box.
  • Refillable. Once the candle has finished, just refill with a pillar or votive scented candle.
  • Crafted with soy wax that burns cleaner and results with less soot than other materials like paraffin.
  • Soy wax is made from environmentally friendly, renewable resources; whereas classic paraffin wax is made from petroleum and is non-renewable. Soy wax also burns slower than paraffin wax, meaning you get a candle that lasts longer

MATERIALS: Scented Soy Wax in Glass

DIMENSIONS: candle: 2" H x 1 3/4" Dia; gift box: 10 3/4" W x 3" D x 2" H
FACTS & HISTORY: Chinoiserie can be described as the European and later American appreciation for the Arts and Culture of Asia. Asian cultures have a long history of Art and Craftsmanship predating Europe by centuries. In fact the first evidence of porcelain produced as an art form during the later parts of Han dynasty which lasted from 206 B.C to 221 A.D. However the first great period of Chinese ceramics was the T’ang dynasty 618 to 906. Followed by the better known Ming dynasty (1368-1644). 

Over time Europeans developed a love and fascination with Eastern Arts and Culture. Starting in seventeenth century the Dutch and then the East Indian Trade Companies began to establish relationships with Chinese merchants who considered them barbarians. But the Europeans persisted and the trade increased. And by the late seventeenth well over a million pieces of Chinese Porcelain were imported to Europe and the trade reached its zenith. The Europeans had started creating their own interpretations and imitation of Chinese Porcelain and other East Asian artistic decorative arts.  By the early nineteenth century, Worcester, Derby, Coalport and many Staffordshire factories were producing so much product that English trade with China almost ceased. 

Around the same time great demand for Chinese Export was beginning in the American colonies.  And by 1800 the Americans still found it to their advantage to trade with the Chinese. There Chinese made are porcelain with American motifs dating from 1800 which are highly prized by American Collectors.