Give the gift of hope, preservation and dignity.These candles are made by a Women's collective based in Iraq. Born in Baghdad, Nazhat is married with children. Early in her marriage she faced traditions that discouraged women from employment outside the home. So she decided to make changes that would benefit the whole family. Today Nazhat makes beautiful candles for local and international clients. Hand-poured candle lightly scented with lavender with natural cotton wick. 4 x 4.25 inches, provides 75 hours of burn time. Your candle arrives in a beautiful gift box and includes a story card of the woman who made it. The ceramic vessel is for decorative purposes only, not suitable for food, oven, microwave or dishwasher.