From the beautiful simplistic lines of Kivi tealight holders to the exquisite ice carved look of Iittala Festivos, Scandinavian candle holders are available in a wide variety of styles and designs that look lovely in any type of home décor.
Located in northern Europe, Scandinavia encompasses the area of the Scandinavian Peninsula and its surrounding islands and includes the countries of:
Scandinavian Candle Holders
The area is known for its unique Scandinavian design furniture with its sleek clean lines and timeless contemporary flair. The design style is mirrored in Scandinavian home accessories including candle holders. However, in certain instances designers create candle holders that may not seem to follow the perceived Scandinavian design criteria. These designers create candle holders from materials such as concrete or iron in designs that are often very Baroque, romantic or whimsical. Yet each candle holder is a beautiful example of Scandinavian design.
Although Scandinavian style home accessories are available in many brick and mortar retail stores such as IKEA, Pottery Barn or Target, the Internet offers shoppers a wide selection of online retailers that carry a vast array of candle holders from Scandinavian designers.
In business since 1921, Ingebretsen's retail store is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The store specializes in Scandinavian products and offers an extensive selection of candle holders including works hand crafted by Minnesota potters Lucy and Gene Tokheim. Their candle holders are inspired by Norwegian folk art and Norwegian wood carvings from years past. Several examples of the many beautiful candle holders offered by Ingebretsen's include:
- Spinning Tealight Holders with snowflakes or Santa Claus.
- Fjord Horse Candle Holder by Gene and Lucy Tokheim
- Danish iron three-footed candle holder
- Deer Candle Holder designed to hold one taper
The Scandinavian Design Center
The Scandinavian Design Center carries candle holders from many well-known Scandinavian designers and manufacturers including:
Manufacturers and Trademarks
- Kosta Boad
- Design House Stockholm
- Bengt and Lotta
- Studio K
- Norman Copenhagen
- Lena Bergstrom
- Ludvig Löfgren
- Bengt Lindberg
- Lotta Glave
- Åsa Jungnelius
- Marie Thurnauer
- Eva och Olof Paradis
- Pia Törnell
- Francis Cayouette
The following is a small sampling of the many beautiful and unique candle holder designs offered at the Scandinavian Design Center:
- Concrete candle holders from designer Tove Adman add the look and charm of romantic elegance
- A striking creation in the Carat collection by Lena Bergström of Sweden holds your votive candles in a sparkling candle holder inspired by shimmer of jewels
- Holding four candles, this cast iron candle holder is made in a traditional Scandinavian modern shape, designed by Francis Cayouette for Norman Copenhagen
More Online Resources for Candle Holders from Scandinavia
Whether you prefer candle holders made by well-known designers or simply want the look and style of Scandinavian design, there are Scandinavian candle holders to fit every design style, personal taste and budget.