594 Contemporary Candles and Candle Holders

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Saratoga Modern Round Candle Lantern with Leather Handle
$373 $447.00 · Only 5 Left
Dark nights begone with this modern candle lantern. Superiorly crafted from brass to ensure longevity, this decorative piece is more lamp than lantern when a collection of them encircle your living room or outdoor deck. With such high wattage charm, who needs stars?
“lanterns in steel & metal are latest in home decor can be placed in balconies , terrace or bathroom” — white lilies
Classic Mogador Lantern 27" PN
Minimalism! These traditional style lanterns are found all over the luxury homes and hotels and are great to light the entrance, the yard, or simply cluster around the pool, at sunset.
Uttermost 19639 Loran Metal Wall Sconce
Uttermost 19639 Loran Metal Wall Sconce Collection: Loran Shade/Glass/Material: Metal, Glass Length: 7.75" Width: 3.625" Height: 23.125" Warranty: Full Manufacturer's Warranty on this item
Grady Small Hurricane
$384 $480.00 · Buy on Houzz
This sleek yet organic hurricane features polished nickel detailing, clear glass and a base made of reclaimed teak wood. Designed to hold up to a 6" diameter pillar candle.
“pillars” — skurland
Grady Large Hurricane
$456 $570.00 · Only 6 Left
Overscaled pillar holder made of stainless steel, clear glass and reclaimed teak wood is imposing yet casual. A steel plate holds a candle or cluster of items centered in the middle. Use a pair on a mid-century sideboard or stone mantle.
“great wood combo” — ask30
Tory Hurricane, Large
$336 $420.00 · More Sizes
Bring brilliant candlelight ambience to your favorite setting with this unusual lantern. A cone of glass is wrapped in steel ribbons for a fun and festive effect.
“like” — lina24319
Mayfair Hurricane Candle Holder
Distinctive and elegant, this chic hurricane looks fabulous on your mantel or covered porch. The rich leather-wrapped spindles accent the stainless steel frame to create a sleek modern look.
“Candles” — kathleen94022
Ferris Hurricane, Small
$288 $360.00 · More Sizes
An unusual silver leaf and bronze finish gives glass a natural beach-combed beauty. And when you have a flame flickering inside, the glow is uniquely beguiling. Light it and let the romance begin.
“Rich Texture” — ltaveras
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Whether you're a vanilla, spice, or floral kind of person, searching high and low for the perfect candle is nothing to sniff at. A great scent can make all the difference in a home's atmosphere, so it's important to think about the kind of vibe you want people to feel. Is your home cozy? Fun? Traditional? Crisp and clean? Pick a candle scent that helps create this feel. Yes, there are some candles that can seem ridiculously expensive — particularly high end brands, like the famous Diptyque candles. You will get what you pay for, and these candles last much longer than the ones you buy at the drug store, and the scents are intense and complex, but subtle.

What kind of candleholder should I buy?

Finding an equally fabulous candleholder is just as much of a challenge. Location is the first thing you'll want to think about. Do you want a sconce candleholder for your wall? Or maybe a hanging candelabra for your ceiling? Perhaps you were thinking of holders that are a bit easier to rearrange — tea light holders, table centerpieces, or other single candle holders. Deciding where your candle will go and how often you want to move it around will help you make this decision.

What candleholder material works best for my space?

Material is another important consideration. Are you going for a more natural, or eclectic look? There are tons of great candleholders available in metals, glass, and fireproof woods and plastics. If you're planning on putting these holders outside, make sure whatever material you use is suited for outdoor use. Of course, if you want to kill two birds with one stone, you can buy one of the many beautiful (and great smelling!) candles that come in a tin. Plus, you'll have a great tin to use once the candle's all used up.
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