Half Cut Candles

Half-cut Candles was born out of a desire to do something different in this throw away world. So many celebrations & memories are made over a glass of wine or fizz. We wanted a way to capture those times, rather than throw them away. After a fun evening with friends, wine bottles were at our disposal and we were reluctant to throw them away. The combination of a desire to be creative, a 70’s craft magazine and a want to find an interesting way to savour the moment of a special evening led to the first half-cut candle.

We started collecting recycled wine bottles from local vineyards and cutting them in half and upcycling them into lovely scented candles. As time has passed and our knowledge and skill set increased, we are able to offer a bespoke service to our clients. We have a qualified candle maker studying perfumery and make bespoke vegan and environmentally friendly candles and diffusers. All our candles are handmade and produced to order so they do not sit on a shelf or in a storage unit for prolonged periods of time.

We are a small team kept that way purposefully so as not to mass produce and focus on our client’s requests and see the projects through beyond the point of delivery. As a team we are immensely proud of what we produce and extremely proud of the client base we have. Some are high profile names which we have had for many years.

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