Advent Candles Handipt Taper Set of 4 10"

$ 14.99

Advent Candles Handipt Taper Set of 4 10"

Enjoy the simplicity of an unscented, fragrance free candle. Colonial Candle Handipt tapers are an excellent addition to an elegant dining experience. Made from the highest quality wax, our handipt tapers ensure a smooth, clean burning, virtually dripless candle that burns slowly and evenly. 

The four candles represent the four weeks of Advent. A tradition is that each week represents one thousand years, to sum to the 4,000 years from Adam and Eve until the Birth of the Savior. Three candles are purple and one is rose. The purple candles in particular symbolize the prayer, penance, and preparatory sacrifices and goods works undertaken at this time. The rose candle is lit on the third Sunday, Gaudete Sunday, when the priest also wears rose vestments at Mass; Gaudete Sunday is the Sunday of rejoicing, because the faithful have arrived at the midpoint of Advent, when their preparation is now half over and they are close to Christmas. The progressive lighting of the candles symbolizes the expectation and hope surrounding the coming of Jesus and the feast of Christmas.

Packaged in a box of 4
Each 10" handipt taper burns for up to 8 hours.
Our tapers are unscented, with the exception of the Bayberry taper sets, to ensure the ultimate dining experience without the threat of a fragrance overpowering your cuisine. 
Colonial Candle tapers are ‘Drip Resistant’ which means they will burn beautifully if kept out of drafts and away from excessive heat sources 
Two dinner taper styles are offered: Handipt and Classics. 
Be sure tapers are straight, and set firmly in the taper candle holders. 
Always use wax buttons to help ensure taper safety. 
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