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Dalit Handmade Karan Candle - Lavender

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Product code: 236839
4.8 / 5 stars based on 4 ratings

£7.95

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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 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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5/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 5th Dec 2013

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I love these candles, and they make great small Christmas gifts.

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5/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 4th Dec 2013

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Genuine product and the charity involved was the reason I chose product

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4/ 5 statrs
Submitted by   on 21st Nov 2013

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Thought I'd get one for myself too.

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About Dalit Candles

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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