Japanese candles "wa-rousoku"
are made of "HAZE" -laquer tree seed wax and washi paper for the core, the techniques and materials have not changed since 16th century and today they are made by only a handful of Japanese craftsmen. These traditional Japanese candles are completely handmade and give very little smoke and a brighter light than modern paraffin candles. This NANAO boxed set includes 5 beautiful modern shaped handmade candles and one square shaped cast iron holder (traditional nambu-tetsu, from Iwate prefecture). Burn time is 90 minutes each. Made in Japan.