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 Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi with her words " Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world."
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.
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 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: soy 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
Dimensions: 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.
Fair Trade - We are an associate member of the World Fair Trade Organization and advocate for ethically made goods. What if every product you purchase not only makes you happy, but also helps make the world a better place?
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.