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Hand-Painted 4" Dinner or Shabbat Candles, Set of 4 (Feruzi Design)


These globally-inspired hand-painted candles are small works of art. Crafted by artisans in South Africa, each candle is hand-poured and then individually hand-painted. Each design name is derived from a special African word that is brought to life through the color and patterns which reflect the culture and influences of South Africa. The style images pictured illustrate the general design, but note that each candle is one of a kind.  A truly unique and beautiful gift for hostesses, housewarming, wedding, anniversary, and more that make a striking addition to every home and a beautiful conversation piece!

Product Features:

  • Design Meaning: "Feruzi"symbolizes two oceans unite wildly and stormily at Cape Agulhas. The different colors of the Indian and Atlantic oceans mix in huge wave mountains. You can almost feel the fresh breeze and the salt on the skin.
  • Set of 4 Short Tapers, ideal for Friday Night Shabbat Dinner.
  • Candles measure approximately 4-inches tall.
  • Unscented, high-quality, fully-refined paraffin wax from Germany.
  • Non-toxic color pigments and natural wicks.
  • Individually hand-painted. Designs will have differences, but will be consistent in colors and icons that reflect the style.
  • Creates a calm ambiance that transforms any space into a personal sanctuary.
  • Burn time maximum 4 hours.  
  • High melting point of  58°- 60°.
  • Use care when burning candles. Do not leave a burning candle unattended; snuff out flame when done burning; do not move burning candle; always use a candle holder when burning. 

The Story Behind the Art:

Each candle is hand poured and hand painted by South African artisans with years of experience. After the candles are poured, they are handed off to the special background painters, who paint the entire wax candle with a base color that sets the tone for the design work that comes next. Masterful artists then paint the designs on each piece. It is truly exciting to watch the lightening-fast strokes of the paintbrushes transform what was molten wax into gorgeously colorful, individualized works of art!


Orders will be shipped within 48 hours of placement unless specifically stated. Orders are shipped Monday through Friday. The warehouse is closed on holidays and weekends. Orders placed on weekends and holidays are processed the next opened business day. Orders are typically delivered within 2 weeks. Please consult tracking numbers for up to date information.

We offer Priority Mail for US and International orders. Please note international orders may get charged Duty and Taxes by your the country of destination. You are solely responsible for any duty or taxes.

Returns - The Village Country Store

There is a 15% Restocking Fee on all orders! This is the manufacturers policy upon which we must all abide. No exceptions.

Our policy lasts 30 days. Within 30 days of purchase you can return your goods, no questions asked.  If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

General Returns

To be eligible for a return, Items must be unopened, unused, be in the same condition that you received it, unlaundered, in their original packaging with law required tags still attached, in a resell-able condition, and if sold in sets, must be returned in sets. THE RA NUMBER MUST BE MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE PACKAGE, or package will not be received.

Please contact us for a return authorization number (RMA) and shipping instructions.  Please include the paperwork you received with your order or a print out of your email confirmation to enable us to process your return.

If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance.

Damaged Goods
Please notify us by email - we will determine if we need the item returned. A replacement will be set.

ADDITIONAL INFONo returns are credited if there is no original packaging, no tags, or product has been soiled, subjected to any animal usage, has been laundered, or there is any unpleasant odor or smell from usage or the environment in which an item was utilized (bedroom, kitchen, etc with cooking smells, smoking, perfume etc.).

Unless an item is wrong or has a manufacturer defect, you will be responsible for the cost of return shipping to our warehouse.
Our manufacturer charges a 15% restock fee for products returned due to Buyer Remorse/Change of Mind.

Items on Clearance or Liquidation cannot be returned.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

They were very unique!! Loved them!!

Hi Trish!
Thank you for your kind words about our Pyramid Candles in the Bongazi design! We are thrilled to hear that you found them to be unique and loved them. We appreciate your support and hope you continue to enjoy our products. Thank you for choosing our brand!
Michele Adams/Shopkeeper

Barbara Kratz

The candles were great

Thank you Barbara for your Five Star Review of the Nobunto candles! Handcrafted by artisans, your purchase supports the communities of developing countries through fair trade practices enabling advances in economic, social and environmental goals. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! - Michele Adams/Shopkeeper

Richard Ashcraft
repeat, repeat, repeat

my first purchase was a journal....and I bought it because a dear friend is a vendor of Fair Trade. At worst I would have rated the journal divine. The best was yet to come. I have since then made an additional 3 purchases of Fair Trade products. I have not since then made a purchase based on my relationship with the vendor.....I have discovered, quite quickly, that each product has been at the very least a lesson....if not other culture. I have learned valuable lessons about my need to tote an excessive number of articles I haven't referenced in decades... (wallet) taught me patience........every purchase has been an art form to be studied and appreciated. But that's just me.

Absolutely fabulous review Richard! I cannot thank you enough for such personal honesty; for your beautiful attribution rendering to the skill set of our artisans, for your ongoing support of the ethical principles of fair trade and for subscribing to the core values of a personal commitment to leaving less of a carbon footprint on our planet! Thank you so much Richard! Thank you for your dedication to the fair trade movement! - Michele Adams/Shopkeeper