Burmese Candles

Scent Guide
  • Whether you are looking for a Peace Candle or a Joy Candle, our Burmese Candles are inspired by the Burmese women artisans in our studio.Each scent in this series evokes a cherished memory from their Southeast Asian homeland Burma (Myanmar). With handwritten Burmese symbols, each candle reflects the incredible qualities they brought with them as refugees seeking to build a brighter future for their families in peace. These elegant wood wick candles are available in the scents Gratitude, Peace, Compassion, Kindness, and Joy.

    Each of these wood wick candles is handpoured to order, and arrives beautifully gift boxed with a story card about the woman artisan who made it. To send as a gift, simply add your message in the cart and we'll include a card. Rest assured, pricing information is never included in our packages. Sold individually.

  • Vessel:  recyclable glass, 3” W x 3” H

    Burn time:  about 40 hours

    Fragrances: premium fragrances infused with essential oils

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

    - 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

    Wax & Wick:  premium soy + coconut blend candle with wood wick, made with FSC Certified sustainable U.S. wood (pat. woodenwick.com/patents), no dyes or enhancers

    Gift Box: arrives beautifully packaged with a description of each product and a story card about the woman who poured your candle.

    Our candles are designed for a lifetime of enjoyment... when yours burns low, simply refill with a locally purchased votive or clean & repurpose as beautiful home decor.

  • Handmade - Each candle is individually poured-to-order by a woman artisan who is a former refugee building a new life for herself and her family in the United States.

    Sustainable - Prosperity Candle is a certified B-Corp, recognized 2 years in a row for its commitment to social and environmental sustainability by B-Lab's Best for the World.

    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 that prioritizes positive impact over all else, everything we do helps create opportunities for women artisans to thrive. We believe that equal opportunity for women and girls everywhere creates a brighter future for all.

Customer Reviews

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The perfect gift!

I LOVE the burmese candle in gratitude - I have literally bought dozens of these candles through the years and given them as hostess gifts as well as holiday gifts for colleagues, friends, and teachers of my kids. These candles are beautiful and share a lovely story of empowerment and purpose. Plus, an added bonus is that they are already elegantly packaged - I usually just add ribbon and a personalized note before gifting. I first learned about these candles when I received one as a gift, and I've been hooked ever since. With so much to be grateful for, why not share light and gratitude as often as I can?

What a lovely message! Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you love these. We are so glad that you have found your go-to gift!

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Julia M.
My Favorite

I love all prosperity candles. I'm sensitive to strong scents but Prosperity candles have wonderful subtle scents and I love them all. These are the only candles I burn. And I love their mission!

We are so happy that you have found your favorite candle. This is one of our favorites as well!


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