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Rossetti Yule Spiced Orange & Vetiver Bookish Candle

Make your Christmas special with this elegantly scented "Rossetti Yule" plant wax candle - the latest edition of our bookish candle selection. 

This warm and tangy scent of spiced orange and vetiver adds cheer to any room.

And boasting a Yuletide poem from 19th-century British poet Christina Rossetti on the label, you won't be able to avoid embracing the festive spirit when you place this on your tabletop or bookshelf. 

Our exclusive rich and sweetly spiced aromatic candle has been hand-poured. We use ingredients selected with the environment in mind, including non-smoke-producing vegetable wax, environmentally-friend cotton wicks and high-grade essential oils. 

This candle, which has a burn time of around 20 hours, is contained within a heavy glass holder and sports a pale natural wooded top, which can also be used as a stand for the candle.

Small but oh-so-sweet, this delightful candle is named for the acclaimed English poet, Christina Rossetti, and boasts a verse from her beloved poem "Love Came Down at Christmas".

A gorgeous gift to give someone at Christmas - even if that someone is you!

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About the Product

  • 100% Hand-poured, non-smoke-producing vegetable wax
  • Lead-free, environmentally cotton candle wick
  • High-grade fragrance oils producing a long-lasting quality scent
  • Scent: A cheerful tangy scent of spicy orange and vetiver
  • 80g (2.82 oz)
  • Long-lasting burn time of approx 20 hours
  • Contained within a high-quality heavy glass with a round natural wood top.


About the Poet

Poet Christina Rossetti was a significant poet of the Victorian Era.

Born in 1830, she was the youngest child in an extraordinarily gifted family. Her father, the Italian poet and political exile Gabriele Rossetti immigrated to England in 1824 and established a career as a Dante scholar and teacher of Italian in London. 

Her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, was a renowned artist of the early Pre-Raphaelite movement, while her sister Maria Francesca and another brother, William Michael, were famed writers and critics at the time.

Rossetti wrote several ballads, poems and hymns, all marked by symbolism and intense feeling. Her best-known work is Goblin Market and Other Poems, and she is also the author of In the Bleak Midwinter, which was set to music by the composer Gustav Holt and is best known around the world as A Christmas Carol. 

In 1891, Rossetti developed cancer, of which she died in London on December 29, 1894.