In this article, we will be discussing the different types of candle holders that you can choose from.
Candle holders are a great way to add some ambiance and light to your home. They come in all shapes, sizes, and materials.
Some people prefer the traditional candlesticks and others like the modern look of a votive holder or a pillar candle holder. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular types of candle holders so you can decide which type is best for you!
These are attractive and modern-looking holders that are typically made of a small glass or ceramic disk with a candlestick attached. The disk sits atop the candle holder, the bottom of the disk is wider than the top. Votive holders can be used as an accent piece on their own or in a grouping. Some people also choose to use them as a planter for plants.
Candlestick holders are typically made of metal and look like an open ring with a candle resting inside. They often have more ornate designs than votive holders, and some may even have crystals or gems at their base to give the holder more sparkle!
Pillar Candle Holder
Pillar candle holders are candles that are placed on a flat surface, typically a holder, as the candlestick holders. They are usually made of metal and sit on top of a round or square base that has hooks or legs to keep it steady. You can find pillar candles in many different finishes to coordinate with your decor.
Gemstone Candle Holder
These candle holders are typically made of metal and come in a variety of designs. They may also be made of gems like crystals or precious stones. Gemstone candle holders can be found differently in many shapes, colors and sizes.
Dresser Candle Holders
Dresser candle holders are commonly found in French and Victorian style furniture, and tend to work perfectly with a more formal or traditional decor. They're typically constructed from wrought iron, brass, or gold-plated metal. Extremely elegant in design, they hold candles of all shapes and sizes up to an 8-inch diameter.
Ivy Style Candle Holders
The ivy style candle holder is a classic example of the Victorian era. It typically has a plant-like shape and comes in copper or brass. They're often seen with stonework and motifs, offering an elegant touch to any type of decor.
Candle Holders with Holes
The hollow candlesticks, also known as candle holders with holes, are a great gift for the wine-lover. They're typically made from cast iron and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They are especially popular in decorating a country kitchen or farmhouse dining room.
Contemporary Candle Holders
Contemporary candle holders are often found in rustic pieces of furniture and have a rough, industrial feel. They may be made from wood or metal, with some variations of wrought iron or brass. A contemporary holder is great for holding votives or pillar candles up to an 8-inch diameter. It will not work well with large jars or tapers.
Brass Candle Holders
Brass holders are quite common, with a traditional look that many people love. They can be found in most furniture stores and usually work well with candles up to an 8-inch diameter. Candles of all shapes and sizes can fit into brass holders for a variety of looks whether you're going for the traditional or contemporary look.
Bronze Candle Holders
Bronze holders have a modern look that many people love, with a unique color that can never be replicated in other metals. Silver Candle Holders Silver holders have a soft, versatile look that is perfect for any occasion. They come in a variety of sizes and can be found in stores as well as on Etsy.
-To clean metal candle holders, firstly use a damp cloth to clean off any dirt or tarnish and dry the candle holders. Then use warm soapy water on a sponge or rag to clean the holders. Rinse thoroughly with distilled vinegar and dry with a towel.
-For gold candleholders, first, brush them lightly with toothpaste so that they become more reflective. Then use a cloth to polish them with a mixture of baking soda, salt, and vinegar. Rinse thoroughly and dry with a towel before using again.