Excessive/Low: Brass Candle Sconces for the Solstice

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Every winter as the times get shorter, I unabashedly revel at nighttime, hanging a lit paper star within the window, retaining candles lit from the time I’ve my first sips of espresso to after I get into mattress (early) at night time. This 12 months, I’m admiring an iconic Swedish candle sconce—and a curiously related model for half the value. Have a look:


skultuna candle sconce 255 Above: Swedish co. Skultuna was based in 1607 by King Karl IX, and it stays, some 415 years later, “purveyor to the Royal Court docket of Sweden.” Amongst their iconic designs is the Pendel Sconce Candle Holder: “The well-known silversmith Pierre Forssell labored as an in-house designer at Skultuna between 1955 and 1986,” the corporate writes on their website. “Forssell designed this slender sconce, Pendel, which has grow to be an iconic Skultuna product, within the later a part of the Nineteen Fifties.” It’s produced from polished brass that provides an additional glow on darkish winter days; $95 from Skultuna.


vela brass candle sconce from cb2 256 Above: Related in spirit and silhouette is the Vela Aged Brass Wall Sconce Candle Holder from CB2, created by former designer Brett Beldock. Made out of strong aged brass that may age over time, the sconce can be utilized with both a taper candle or a votive; $49.95 from CB2.

For extra excessive/low finds, see:

  • Excessive/Low: Modernist Sculptural Ceiling Mild
  • Excessive/Low: Sculptural Glass Scandinavian Vases
  • Excessive/Low: Ikea’s Newest Low-Profile Wine Glass

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