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Morningstar

Morningstar

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Scent Profile:  Spicy top notes of Allspice and Almond blend with dry middle notes of Teakwood, Tobacco Leaf, and Clove.  Deep base notes of Rum, Sandalwood, and Resinous Oud complete this intriguing fragrance.  

The Inspiration:  Did you ever hear the adage, “Red sky at night, sailors delight; Red sky at morning, sailors warning”? I learned to repeat this saying at an early age because my Dad and a friend owned a 29-ft sailboat they named “Morningstar”. I don’t really recall much except for the stories I’ve heard repeated to me over the years, but the photos from that time are fun to look over.  My parents were so young, my sister was little more than a toddler, and my two youngest sisters were not yet born. There is a sweet photo of me and my sister wearing our orange lifejackets while sitting in the cockpit, Dad at the helm. 

Later, Dad started sailing as part of the j-crew on another boat, competing in races held on the weekend out of Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie during the summer.  Mom would take me and my sisters to Cedar Point during the day while Dad raced, and at night we would sleep on the boat.  I loved the gentle swaying motion of the boat as I fell asleep in the narrow bunks that lined the teakwood galley. When there were no races, we would sail to Put-in-Bay, Kelley’s Island, and sometimes into Canada. Sometimes I was allowed to stand at the helm and steer the boat.  I felt so important! It was good to be a kid in the seventies and eighties.  

Morningstar is a scent that recalls a sense of wonder and adventure, a love for the here-and-now.  This candle is made with ethically sourced coconut apricot wax. 

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Materials

FRAGRANCE - Across our product lines, our premium fragrance oils are:

  • Phthalate-free
  • Carcinogen-free
  • Mutagen-free
  • Toxin-free
  • Used in proportions that comply with standards established by the International Fragrance Association

WAXES - Our waxes are either a custom blended vegetable (non-palm) soy wax, or a coconut apricot wax blended with a small amount of FDA-approved food grade wax.  The candle description identifies the wax type used in creating the candle. 

VESSELS - Our unique candle vessels are made from 100 percent recycled glass in Spain. These beautiful green-tinted glass jars have tiny imperfections in the glass surface and we love the distinguished character they give to the vessels. 

We sometimes offer candles in straight-sided jars and preferentially select glass with recycled content.  These glasses and the accompanying tin lids can be reused or recycled. 

WICKS - We use cotton wicks with a paper core specifically designed for the waxes used in our candle lines. Wicks are dipped in a natural wax by the manufacturer for stabilization. 

LIDS - Our cork lids are sustainably produced in Portugal.  Contact us if you would like a clean cork lid to use with your repurposed vessel!

 

Dimensions

The 9.5 ounce net weight candle measures 3.14 inches long by 3.14 inches wide and 3.14 inches high. With the cork lid, the candle is 3.8 inches high and weighs about 1.2 pounds (550 grams).

The 7 ounce net weight candle measures 3.5 inches long by 2.75 inches wide.  With tin lid, candle weighs about 14.2 ounces (402 grams).

The 3.7 ounce net weight candle measures 2.75 inches long by 2.75 inches wide and 2.25 inches high. With the lid, the candle is 2.25 inches high and weighs about 4.7 ounces (132 grams). 

Care information

Candle Care - 

  • Trim wick to 1/8 - 1/4 inch each time before lighting
  • Burn the candle for 3-4 hours during the first burn, or until the melted wax reaches the edge of the vessel
  • For best results, burn candle no more than 4 hours each session
  • Avoid placing your candle near drafts
  • Place vessel on a stable heat-resistance surface and remove nearby flammable materials before lighting your candle
  • Never leave the candle unattended
  • Keep children and pets away from open flames
  • Keep the candle at least 4 inches from other candles
  • Avoid touching the candle vessel until after the candle is extinguished and cooled
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