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Pair of True Bayberry Candles

$16.00 - $18.00

Made from the wax on the berries of the bayberry shrub, our genuine bayberry candles have been the holiday tradition since colonial times.Burned to the nub on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, they bring good luck for the coming year.  A white powder called bloom forms naturally on the surface of these candles as they age.  Made in upstate New York for us, our exclusive candles are boxed in pairs of 6" or 10".