handmade, unscented candle by Piera Bochner
created using a mould of a starfruit and hand-poured in coloured layers of beeswax with cotton wick.
each candle is individually handmade and unique.
approx 100 mm h x 90 mm w
available in other colours -
about the designer
Piera Bochner is an artist and designer based in Brooklyn, NY. This candle project was birthed from a love of the material of wax and a desire to investigate how wicks, wax, and flames will travel down new and unconventional paths. The shapes come from pre-existing forms, like romanesco broccolis and bitter melons, plucked from the produce stands of Chinatown, Union Square, and the supermarkets of Berlin. The candle becomes both a functional object when its purpose is enacted, as well as an ever-changing sculptural form when inert.
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