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Dalit Handmade Candle - Karan (Set of 3)

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Product code: 236828
4.9 / 5 stars based on 7 ratings

£12.95

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Product Description

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 lavender 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.

Set of 3 Candles. Each Candle's Burn Time: 26 hours. Dimensions: 5.5cm x 8cm.

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Submitted by   on 29th Jun 2016

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Larger version of favourite product purchased elsewhere.

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5/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 19th Nov 2015

These are really cute and original. You won't see anything this nice on the high street. Would def recommend and will rebuy when back in stock. Great for a gift or your own personal use.

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Absolutely beautiful like nothing you could buy in this country smell is so clean and all wax burns

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About Dalit Candles

Dalit candles are commited to raising awareness of the circumstances millions of Dalits find themselves in every day.  The Dalit People are known as the "untouchables" and their opportunities in life are extremely limited.  Each of their handmade, blended beeswax candle pots are made using the finest ingredients with all profits going towards working with the Dalit people of India.

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