Marble is simple and sophisticated, a fitting holder for candles. The heavier weight of the natural stone holds the candle steady and stable.
The set is made in Moradabad, India in a fair trade facility with benefits such as healthcare and training, as well as profits put toward education of children. Self-sufficiency is a focus, and many of the artisans have gone on to run their own businesses.
For the genuine.
Materials: Genuine Marble
Ten Thousand Villages is a pioneer of the fair trade movement. It is a non profit that began in the 1940’s and has grown into a network of stores throughout the United States. They work to provide economic opportunities for artisans in development countries which in turn alleviate poverty and hardship.