Candle by the Hour

Self-Extinguishing Coil Candle - Horizontal Case of 4

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Candle by the hour

11/5/2018 by Debbie

So unique I love them


We Love them

10/31/2018 by Ron

We got them to give for Christmas Presents and from what we have seen, we think they will be a big hit. I always strive to find something Unique. and I think I found it this year, from The Grommet.
Shopping The Grommet was easy and wonderful, and there shipping was on time. Good job.


fun new 'take' on antie

10/28/2018 by sue

I just saw an 1800's version of this in an apartment I rented in Italy. I absolutely fell in love with it. The day after I returned, there it was....all updated...for the happiest candle around. All our guests love it and it is a real conversation piece.


And I'm not nuts about candles.

10/28/2018 by Dave

I'm not nuts about candles, but this one is unique. I love it when my "kids" (40's) come in to the house and find something that is unique and this fills that requirement very well. It is not wildly practicle but it is unique and that's what I like.


Always looking for something uinique

10/24/2018 by Dave

I love something in my home that is unique and I'm not going to find everywhere I look and here it is! There are candles that will burn for hours without being fiddled with, but this one starts conversations it is so different from any other.
Service was prompt and it arrived in great condition. I'm happy!


birthday present

10/24/2018 by steve

I gave this to my wife for her birthday, she loved it


So cool!

10/23/2018 by Anna

So cool I bought one for a gift too. A real conversation item.


great candle

10/21/2018 by Robert

this is a very awesome item. It fit right in with all the oak antiques that we own. Wife loves it and its is very cool.


great candle

10/21/2018 by Robert

this is a very awesome item. It fit right in with all the oak antiques that we own. Wife loves it and its is very cool.


Illuminating physically and spiritually

10/21/2018 by Gitana SusannaMuchelle Yarot Carder

I was on the fence I thought it was more of a novelty piece boy was I wrong. I’m a tarot card reader in Houston Texas and depending on the read either a 30min reading or 1 hour reading I use just the right amount of candle wax, my clients know when the candle goes out the reading is over. It’s really a wonderful design and conversation piece. Thank you

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The Candle by the Hour Story

Candle by the Hour | The Grommet

Self-Timed Candles

The innovation behind these eye-catching coiled beeswax candles dates back to the 1600’s, proving that sometimes the old way is still the best way.

A candles cotton wick can burn 20 minutes per every inch that you pull through the clip. Once the flame reaches the clip, it will put itself out. The coiled design is based on stories of ‘Courting Candles’ in the 1600's. It is said protective parents would light such a candle to mark how long a suitor could spend with their daughter. While our culture may not need that ritual, Candles by the Hour has preserved the beautiful, self-extinguishing
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