Uzima is a word of Swahili origin meaning vitality, vigour and energetic.
The designs are mostly muted colours in tradional styles and patterns, with the occasional vibrant accent. Each candle is unique since they are hand-painted by dedicated artisans.
Like all candles from Nobunto, these will invariably have your guests and friends wondering where you got them, and more importantly, how do they get some. While you will love the attention, don't keep us a secret. Remember you are supporting a good cause with every candle you and your friends buy.
3 round dinner candles in size 2 cm x 23 cm presented in a gift box
The manufacture of these hand-painted candles is a multi-faceted process. In the first step the background colours are painted by special background painters. Then the various designs are expertly painted by the artists, the quality is carefully controlled, and then carefully packed for shipping. The most exciting moment comes when the lightning fast strokes of molten wax metamorphose into gorgeously colourful, individualised works of art.
Nobunto only use a high quality wick and fully refined paraffin wax with a high melting point. The colour pigments contain no carcinogenic, mutagenic, or reproductive toxic substances.
Nobunto candles are tested by DEKRA in Stuttgart / Germany and the specification for fire safety of candles according to EN 15493/2007 were achieved as well as the special quality specification for candles corresponding to RAL-GZ041/1.
Nobunto is a South African manufacturer that creates high quality handcrafted products, like hand-painted candles, and gorgeous ceramic drinkware with the utmost attention to detail using mainly African inspired designs. Nobunto products are responsibly handmade with love and care for their customers, artisans and the environment.
The word "nobunto" comes from the Sotho language, meaning “for the people“.