Our Design Themes
To choose your favourite candle, please first look through the categories relevant to your event on the left.
Many of our wax embellishments – hand crafted in our studio – are suitable for a variety of occasions but may not appear here in all categories. To assist you with finding just the right design for your own candle, following is a list of wax ornaments by groups.
Please contact us today to discuss your own individual design.
Our ROSES are available in a great variety of colours from white, blush, and red tones to grape and chocolate, and may be combined with green, gold, silver or copper toned leaves; the IVY Trail provides subtle greenery and looks great in combination with gold or silver; CALLA Lilies in two sizes are available in off-white with gold for an elegant combination, in yellow, or other colours to match your theme; delicate FRANGIPANI for a South Pacific flavour; the GRAPEVINE features bunches of red or blue grapes on trailing branches with green grape leaves; DAHLIA (or filled Gerbera), HIBISCUS and PANSY flowers are best used in small groups; little DAISIES can be grouped around a photo or create a meadow; the larger ORCHID looks refined in off-white and highlighted with gold, or with a light patina, or poured in a colour of your choice; life-sized LAVENDER sprigs, poured in a range of purple tones and highlighted in gold or silver; and our latest creation - TULIPS. Please enquire about other flowers ...
Kiwiana & Pacifica
A vast range of SEA SHELLS from the Coromandel including Paua; POHUTUKAWA leaves poured in a variety of colours and finished to look so realistic, you may think they have been picked up from under a tree; beautiful hand woven FLAX KETE and a FLAX BAND translated into wax; our KORU sculpted from an original fern frond, a meaningful symbol of new life and new beginnings; the FRANGIPANI flowers mentioned above; a MAORI INFINITY SYMBOL cut from green wax to represent pounamu/jade; a beautiful printed TAPA band which wraps around the base of your candle ... and our life-like NZ fern fronds poured in natural green and highlighted in gold or silver to reveal the detail of every tiny leaf ...
For the Little Ones
Tiny ornaments within a SEASIDE theme, cute TEDDY BEARS, the 'wooden' ROCKING HORSE, BABY HANDS and FEET; BABY ornaments like a little duck, safety pin, dummy, etc; a HAPPY FACE; trendy parcels for the shoppers amongst us (see child birthday) ...
Following are ornaments representing Christian religions. We are always pleased to design and supply candles featuring any spiritual ornamentation you require.
A variety of CROSSES, both poured and hand cut from gold, silver or coloured wax in a variety of sizes; the white DOVE to represent the Holy Spirit; the CHALICE and HOST for a First Communion and Mass theme; the MONSTRANCE; the tiny BIBLE; Albrecht Durer's famous painting PRAYING HANDS sculpted in wax; medallion of ST PATRICK; ...
Weddings, Birthdays and other celebrations
Cute CHERUBS; Pairs of DOVES; HEARTS; STARS; BOWS; FEATHERS; real LACE translated into wax (there's quite a story to go with this ornament); large and small TREBLE CLEF; beautiful KEYS - great for 21st birthdays; a WEDDING COACH; a HORSESHOE for good luck; CAMEOS; a small LADY'S SHOE; beautiful ornamental round and stylised floral SHAPES; CORNER ORNAMENTS; tiny CHAMPAGNE GLASSES; FLEUR DE LIS; CHRISTMAS designs; BUTTERFLIES in various sizes and colours; trendy PARCELS for the girl who loves shopping; and more ...
A design of DROPS; CIRCLES; ELIPSE; a CIRCLES WITH DIAMONDS design inspired by a range of Faberge jewellery; ...
Photos and Graphics
Colour or black & white photographs with balanced lighting and good resolution may be sent as .jpeg files or as originals for scanning. Likewise, we can use your own graphics produced digitally or photographed, even hand-painted art can be reproduced very successfully (you must hold the copyright for any material submitted). Company and school logos and crests reproduce successfully.
This is our selection of crystals currently available, shown in order of size and colour.
The smallest size on the left is most often used, in the centre of crosses and on wax bands (see Baptism and Wedding category). The largest size in aqua was used in the centre of the candle column shown under Weddings> Wax Columns> Kolam.
Colours from top: clear diamante - pink - blue - aqua - topaz - black diamond - black - red - blue.