Handcrafted in the Dharavi slums of Mumbai these beautiful clay pots with candles help support street children and the Dalit people of India.
These beautiful clay pots resemble the clay jars that Indian women are often seen carrying when returning from the well. Filled with luxuriously scented beeswax these Karan candles will add instant ambience to any room.
About the Producers: For centuries the Dalit people in India have been known as the 'untouchables' people that are expected to drink from clay cups which are then destroyed. Life Association the charity behind Dalit Candles invite people in Mumbai to create these clay pots and then fill them with the finest beeswax. The clay pot candles are sold in the UK and make a stand against this powerful symbol of oppression. The profits from the sale of these candles go straight back to the help the Dalit people of India.
Each Candle's Burn Time: 26 hours. Dimensions: 5.5cm x 8cm.
WARNING: To prevent fire or serious injury. Burn candle within sight. Keep away from drafts and vibrations. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Never burn candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
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Dalit Goods were born from the urgent need to help and support some of the poorest communities in India. Named after the ‘Dalits’ or ‘Oppressed’ people, who have been positioned at the bottom of India’s’ caste system for over 3000 years, Dalit Goods sell the handmade Candles and clay pots made by skilled people living in Dharavi.
Sourcing quality potting clay and using hand-poured bees wax, each item is lovingly crafted by skilled workers and packaged in biodegradable cardboard.
Buying a candle helps to shine a light in the lives of some of the poorest states in India.
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