Burmese Joy

Fragrance Guide
  • Inspired by the Burmese women here in our studio. What could be more joyous than delicious fair trade chocolate and an inspiring candle?

    Choose your favorite Burmese Candle (click on the What's Inside tab above for descriptions), and select one of 4 chocolate bars.

    Includes matchbox with a quote from Harriet Tubman with her words " Every great dream begins with a dreamer."

    Easy Gifting! Add a message at checkout and we'll include it on a card. Also perfect for clients, employees and donors. Contact us for drop-ship options.

  • Burmese Candle
    We've paired rich fragrances with the incredible qualities our candle makers brought with them as refugees seeking to create a brighter future for their families here in the U.S.

    The symbol on each label is the candle's name handwritten in Burmese, the official language spoken in Burma (Myanmar). The wood wick creates a beautiful, gentle light with a soft crackling sound.

    Peace - Tobacco leaf blended with bergamot and notes of cinnamon, clove and amber, creating feelings of peace

    Joy - Lime Blossom infused with bergamot and tarragon, a floral scent eliciting a sense of joy

    Compassion - Sandalwood blended with amber and cool moss, evoking feelings of compassion

    Kindness - Orange blossom mingled with water lily and iris, a gentle scent engendering kindness

    Gratitude - Lemon infused with jasmine, cedar and a hint of musk, inspiring a sense of gratitude

    Divine Chocolate
    Divine Chocolate is co-owned by the 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo, the cooperative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for each bar of Divine.Choose a 3.5oz chocolate bar for this gift set: Dark Chocolate with Toffee & Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate with Pink Himalayan Salt, Milk Chocolate or Milk Chocolate with Toffee and Sea Salt.

  • Wax: premium soy + coconut blend candle with cotton wick, no dyes or enhancers

    Fragrance: essential oil based, click on Fragrance Guide (above, right) for scent descriptions

    Burn time: about 40 hours

    Vessel: recylable glass, easily refilled with any votive candle. 3"W x 3"H

    Gift Box: arrives nicely packaged with story card about the woman who made the candle

     

  • Handmade - Each candle is individually poured-to-order in our Easthampton, MA studio by women artisans who are former refugees building a brighter future for themselves and their families in the U.S.

    Sustainable - We are always thinking about how our designs can be reused and repurposed. Prosperity Candle has been recognized 2 years in a row for its commitment to social and environmental sustainability by B-Lab's Best for the World list.

    Ethically Made - We are passionate advocates for ethically made goods and support the fair trade principles of gender equity, respect for the environment, and living wages in our studio.

    Designed for Good - As a social enterprise prioritizing positive impact over all else, our candles help create opportunities for women refugees and artisans. We believe that equal opportunity for women and girls everywhere means a brighter future for all.



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Fragrance Guide

Unique soy blend fair trade candles handcrafted by women artisans candles at Prosperity Candle

Amber & Bergamot

Warm and inviting, amber and bergamot combined with subtle notes of geranium, black cardamom, sandalwood and eucalyptus.

Balsam & Juniper Berry

Wonderfully fresh and seasonally-inspired, this woodland blend of balsam fir, cedarwood and juniper berry radiates the feeling of joy that comes with the holidays. 

Chai Tea

Green tea mixed with a cozy blend of cinnamon, clove, cardamom and peppermint reminds you of your favorite tea spot. A perennial fall favorite! 

Clementine & Lavender

A bright, fresh citrus scent of clementine, tangerine, bergamot and lemon… nicely balanced with French lavender. If you love citrus with a subtle twist, this is for you.

Coastal Seagrass

Clean and aromatic, gentle notes of salty seagrass and ocean water mingle with a hint of sweet coastal air… a blend that will transport you to a faraway shore with calming lapping waves.

Fig & Cedar

An aromatic blend of fresh fig, cedar and oakmoss brightened with grapefruit, lemon zest and a hint of orange. Wonderfully nuanced and just slightly sweet, it’s our new favorite fig scent.

French Lavender & Vanilla

Sweet and refreshing, French lavender and classic vanilla bean are paired to create this deeply comforting and indulgent scent. The perfect balance of two soothing favorites.

Pear & Freesia

Fresh pear mingles with floral notes of freesia and just a touch of patchouli. A joyful fragrance to evoke the freshness of your favorite garden and remind you of the beauty of nature.

Tobacco & Spice 

Dried tobacco leaves blended with teak, cedar and amber with a touch of spice and pimento berry essential oils... a nuanced scent to bring warmth inside.

Tonka & Oud

Wonderfully rich and earthy, tonka beans are paired with oud wood and topped with hints of balsam, rum, amaretto and musk. A restful scent with a captivating twist.

White Tea & Citrus 

An uplifting blend of white tea, bergamot, fig and fresh jasmine combined with a subtle hint of soft sandalwood. This is delightfully light and elegant.

Unscented

Completely fragrance-free.
Perfect for centerpieces, dinner candles and those who prefer no scent.

Don't see yours listed here?

Look to the Candle Details tab beside your candle description for signature fragrances.

Looking for a past favorite?

We probably have it! If you don't see the one you're looking for, send us an email and we'll custom pour it for you.

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