A wedding ceremony is the formal joining of two lives into one, and the lighting of the unity candle serves as a beautiful and powerful way to share that commitment in front of friends and family. This lovely pewter wedding unity candleholder, accented with a Claddaugh and made in Ireland by the esteemed Mullingar Pewter Company, can play a meaningful role in any Irish wedding. An ideal wedding gift, it will provide an eloquent visual symbol of the bride and groom's dedication to one another.
• Crafted from genuine pewter composed of 95% tin with the balance made up of copper and antimony
• Guaranteed lead-free
• Adorned with a traditional claddaugh symbol
• Measures 9" wide
• Candles not included, but available separately
• Made by Mullingar Pewter
• Imported from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
Did You Know? The beautiful unity candle ceremony involves one large candle and two smaller tapers. The bride and groom each hold a lit taper and together light the larger candle. The couple then extinguish their individual candles, and the glowing unity candle becomes a memorable symbol of two becoming one.
About the Artists. The Irish men and women in Mullingar Pewter's workshop in County Westmeath, Ireland, create their extensive line of fine pewter gifts according to the highest standards and using traditional methods. The ancient craft of pewter making was revived by Mullingar Pewter in 1974. Their pieces are made by craftsmen specially trained to perform the old casting methods, meticulous assembly, and delicate hand finishing, skills that take years to acquire.