Our candles are made by Patrician and used by many florists and crafters. Colors include: Autumn Yellow, Basil, Black, Burgundy, Chocolate, Dark Green, Green Apple, Ivory, Light Blue, Orange, Pink, Pomegranate, Purple, Red, Rosewood, Spice Gold, Taupe, Teal Blue, White, and Yellow.
Under normal circumstances our taper candles are:
- premium quality
- made in the USA
- available in 22 colors (except the 6″ which are only available in white or ivory)
- available in more than one size (most colors)
- perfect for wedding candles, advent wreaths, floral and centerpiece arrangements
Many churches and activity centers use our Patrician candles for Advent wreaths and crafts. These candles are beautiful in floral arrangements!
For reference, the base of the 12″ taper candle is about 3/4″ in diameter or about 2 1/2″ in circumference.
If you are using these to construct an advent wreath and are wondering about the meaning of the candles, here is what we found:
“The four candles represent the four weeks of Advent, and one candle is lit each Sunday. Three of the candles are purple because the color violet is a liturgical color that signifies a time of prayer, penance, and sacrifice. The first candle, which is purple, symbolizes hope. … The third candle is pink and symbolizes joy. In the centre of the circle is a fifth candle (traditionally white), the Christ Candle, which is lit on Christmas Day.”