The very first candle we ever offered, these perfectly made pillars are handcrafted by women in Baghdad creating a brighter future for themselves and their children. Each candle arrives gift boxed with the name of the woman who made it.
As part of a skills and empowerment program launched in partnership with Women for Women International, each candle provides economic opportunity for women in and from regions of conflict and natural disaster.
Purple pillar: available in 2 sizes: large 3x6" in a very light Dessert Rose scent; medium 3x4" Unscented.
Green pillar: available in 1 size: large 3x6" Unscented.
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Wax: soy blend candle with cotton wick
Fragrance: Unscented and a very light Dessert Rose (an exotic floral scent)
Dimensions (large): 3" W x 6" H
Dimensions (medium): 3" W x 4" H
Burn time (large): over 100 hours
Burn time (small): over 60 hours
Packaging: gift boxed with name of the woman who made the candle
All our candles are fair trade and made from the finest U.S. sourced ingredients.
Handmade - Each of these unique pillar candles is individually handcrafted by Iraqi women artisans building a brighter future for themselves and their families in Baghdad.
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.