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    Pia’s Picks: design pieces made of travertine

    by Pia Seidel

Candleholders

Candle holders are both practical and decorative, creating ambiance and warmth in any space. They are ideal for anyone looking to enhance their home's atmosphere or to add a touch of elegance to their dinner parties. Different types of candle holders serve varying purposes, from providing a romantic glow to a dinner table to adorning a mantlepiece or serving as a centerpiece during festive occasions. Customers often use candle holders to display their favorite candles, whether scented or unscented, to transform the mood of a room or for religious and ceremonial purposes.

Among the variety of candle holders available, 'Candle holder sets' are perfect for coordinating looks across multiple surfaces. 'Individual candlesticks' offer classic appeal and flexibility for placement, while 'Candelabras' are statement pieces providing grandeur and sophistication. 'Table lights' can accompany dining experiences with a soft, flickering light, 'Advent wreaths' capture the spirit of the holiday season, 'Candle plates' serve as a minimalist base for candles, and 'Stump candlesticks' bring a rustic charm to any setting.

When shopping for a candle holder, considering the 'Material group' is crucial as it governs both the aesthetic and the durability. Glass, a typical material, offers a clean and contemporary feel, allowing for the candlelight to be beautifully refracted. Additionally, consider the size and the number of candles a holder can accommodate, its weight, and the heat resistance, especially if you intend to use it frequently.

Balthasar delights customers with pieces like the 'Candlestick 5-flame,' a grandiose option for those looking to make a statement. Remember is another esteemed brand whose 'Luna' candle holder blends modern design with functionality. For a touch of Scandinavian elegance, House Doctor's 'The Ring' provides a sleek and simple design. Bloomingville's 'Votive' options appeal to those with a love for Danish design, offering trendy and cozy additions to any home. Lastly, for unique and eye-catching designs, Boltze Home delivers with items like 'Malko,' perfect for a variety of interior styles. Each brand offers distinct styles and functionalities, catering to a wide array of tastes and preferences.