Moorish Single Lrg Square Candle Holder
Moorish architecture is the articulated architecture of North Africa and parts of Spain and Portugal, where the Andalusians were dominant between 711 and 1492. The most distinctive elements of Moorish architecture are the horseshoe arch, calligraphy and vegetative designs.
Holder: H: 29 cm W: 20 cm D: 13 cm;Votive : H: 4.5 cm D(candle): 4 cm
- Candles have been used as a source of light and to illuminate celebrations for more than 5,000 years, yet little is known about their origin. The earliest use of candles is often attributed to the Ancient Egyptians, who made rushlights or torches by soaking the pithy core of reeds in melted animal fat. However, the rushlights had no wick like a true candle. Candles have come a long way since their initial use. While they are generally no longer used as a major source of light, they continue to grow in popularity and use. Today, candles serve to symbolize celebrations, ignite romance, soothe the senses, honour a ceremony, and accent home decors casting a warm and lovely glow for all to enjoy.