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Scented Candles

Lighting a candle, reading a good book, enjoying something – or someone – warm. We think this is how to enjoy a moment of cosiness.

Skandinavisk Candles celebrate the uniqueness & diversity of Scandinavia. Made from a blend of perfume and vegetable wax with a 100% cotton wick & engraved beechwood lid & hand-poured into a painted glass vessel.

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