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Burmese Candles

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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.

Scent Descriptions

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.

Candle Details
  • Natural, vegan coconut & soy wax
  • Wooden wick made with FSC Certified sustainable U.S. wood (pat.
  • Premium fragrance with essential oils, phthalate-free
  • Recyclable glass jar 
  • 3" W x 3" H
  • 9oz, burns about 45 hours
Send as a Gift

Arrives beautifully gift boxed with a set of matches and a story card about the woman artisan who poured your candle.

You can add a personal message where it says Gift Card in your shopping cart, and we'll include it on a nice notecard. Rest assured, pricing is never included!


For discounts on 25 or more candles and options to customize, call us at (413) 203-5444 or email

Ethically Made

Handmade - Each candle is handmade by a woman artisan building a brighter future for herself in the U.S. after living for years as a refugee.

Sustainable - Made with renewable, vegan coconut-soy wax, cotton wick, and premium phthalate-free fragrance with essential oils. Never any dyes or additives.

Ethical - We are B Corp certified for social and environmental sustainability, recognized as a Best for the World social enterprise. We follow fair trade principles including gender equity, living wages and respect for the environment.

Care & Safety

Be safe! Always burn candles within sight on a heat resistance surface, and keep out of reach of children, pets and combustible objects.

For best results, keep the wick trimmed to 1/4" and burn no more than 3 hours at a time.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
stephanie h.
My Favorite Candles

Absolutely love these candles for myself and as a gift for others; couldn't recommend more highly!

Thank you! So glad you are getting some for yourself too.

Lourdes R.
Great gift

Was gifted same candle for Mother’s Day and loved smell I ordered candle

So glad you found the fragrance that you liked!!

allen p.
Love these

Beautiful gifts supporting a beautiful cause that supports beautiful people. What's better than that?

So lovely! Thank you.

Janis J.

Long lasting scent.makes my whole house smell beautiful

We are so glad! Thank you for sharing.

You make a difference

Your purchase provides living wage employment to women artisans building a brighter future after living for years as refugees.

From ingredients and packaging to dignified work and energy conservation, we are deeply committed to social and environmental sustainability.

Why? Because we believe in creating products that help make the world better for everyone.

  • Beautifully Gift Boxed

  • Made by Women Artisans

  • Environmentally Sustainable

  • We Ship Everywhere


When will I receive my order?

Orders typically ship from our studio in 1-3 business days.

Delivery to the East Coast and Midwest takes 1-3 days, to Mountain States and the West Coast 4-7 days. If you need faster delivery, choose the two-day express option or feel free to give us with questions.

Please note that candles with printed labels are usually in stock and ready to ship. Decorative candles without labels are poured-to-order and so take a few days to cure.

Can I include a gift message?


Simply write your message where it says "Gift Card" in your shopping cart, and we'll include it on a nice notecard.

Will pricing be included?


All our products are nicely gift boxed and shipped with a packing slip that does not show prices.

What else arrives in my box?

Every order with candles includes a set of matches and a story card about your candle-maker. Plus you'll receive samples of our latest (and favorite) scents!

Orders over $100 also receive a free candle.

Can I pick up my order?

Yes! If you plan to pick up your order at our studio in Easthampton, MA, choose the pickup option at checkout to remove shipping fees.

We are typically here Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm. We'll notify you as soon as your order is ready.

Please call, email or use the chat button to let us know you're coming so we don't miss you!

How do I purchase in bulk?

All our products can be ordered in large quantities for events or direct shipping to your recipient list.

Call or email us for information about discounts and options to customize with your own message, packaging and branding:

(413) 203-5444