What’s not to like about our products? (part 2)

 

bathsaltsSoy Candles

Soy Candles have always and will continue to be the best eco-friendly gift to give. Soy Candles are wonderful for creating a relaxing and romantic atmosphere. Ria’s Collectables hand crafts all of our natural luxurious soy candles, using biodegradable and environmentally friendly soy bean wax.
Most of our fragrances are exclusive custom blends formulated for us that you will not find anywhere.

Soy candles are the preferred choice for the health conscience candle lover because of the natural properties it emits into the air. Some benefits of soy candles is that they are relatively cool to the touch and clean up easily with just warm water and soap. With proper care, soy candles will burn up to 25% longer than paraffin candles.
Soy Votive-soy votives, pure soy wax, cotton wicks, soybean wax, natural wax, essential oil, environmentally friendly, no dye

rftealightSoy Votive
Our Soy Votive Candles are delightfully scented with the same mouth watering fragrances as our famous Container Candles. Made of Pure Soy Wax and cotton wicks.
Each of Ria’s Collectables soy candles are carefully hand crafted using 100% pure soybean wax, natural unbleached eco-friendly and lead-free cotton wicks using premium nature inspired fragrance oils and essential oil blends. To keep our soy candles safe and environmentally friendly, we do not add dye.

Although Ria’s Collectables soy candles are dye free. We will, as a special order, dye your candles to match your decore.
Mix several scents and create your own intoxicating recipes! Glass Votive Holder or vase not included.

 

votivesoy (1)Votive Holders
Candle Holders are perfect for decorating your home, wedding, party or restaurant. Quality glass votive candle holders are for use with votive candles.
Never burn a votive candle directly on your counter. To insure proper burn time for your soy votives, they must be burned in a snug fitting votive holder. Always place the votive holder on a candle plate or mirror to protect the surface underneath.

  • Colors Available
  • Amber
  • Blue
  • Clear
  • Frosted
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red

Wick Trimmer
This is a high quality stainless steel wick trimmer designed to reach down into those deep containers, with a special lip around the sharp cutters to hold the clipping. Comes in a nice white box. Approx. 7-1/2 inches long.
A must have for any home. Helps to maintain the healthy length of your wick.
After blowing out your candles you should always trim your wick to 1/4″

goatmilksoapBath Salts 8 Ounces
Relax and soak in our highly fragranced Bath Salts after a tiring day. These salts contain a fine mixture of epsom, dead sea mineral, sea salt and kosher along with fragrant oil to help you relax tired muscles. .Our salts come in an adorable square french jar with a wooden scoop. Please choose your fragrance.

Goat’s Milk Soap
You are going love our goat milk soap. These are generously sized at approximately 4 ounce each. Bars are handmade using our own recipes and then beautifully packaged. Not only do these goat milk soaps look good,
they are great skin cleansers. The rich lather that they produce is remarkably gentle on your skin, and they smell fantastic on top of all of that! Many people with eczema, psoriasis, acne, extra dry skin, oily skin, combination skin, or sensitive skin find using goat milk soap beneficial. Made with Goats Milk, Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Safflower Oil, Shea Butter, and Fragrance Oil.

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One quick note (DMCA Notice – part 2)

To file a notice of infringement with either the website owner or the ISP, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below. You will be liable for damages (including damages, costs, and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that the website or a web page is infringing your copyright. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material of yours is protected by copyright laws, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format (including section numbers):

1. Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon.

2. Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above. (You must include the URL(s) (the location(s) of the page(s) that contains the allegedly infringing material and also include a description of the specific content which you claim is infringing on your copyright.)

3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit the website owner to contact you (e-mail address and a phone number are required at a minimum).

4. Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. I also affirm that as the copyright owner, I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by me, my agent, or the law.”

5. The signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner. You may send your notice via email provided such notice includes a proper electronic signature. The signature or electronic signature must be that of the copyright owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive copyright that has allegedly been infringed.

For details on the information required for valid notification, see 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3).

COUNTERNOTIFICATION TO CLAIMED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

If a notice of copyright infringement has been filed with the website owner and/or the ISP against you, the owner and/or the ISP will attempt to notify you and provide you with a copy of the notice of copyright infringement. If you have a good faith belief that you have been wrongfully accused, you may file a counter notification with the website owner and/or the ISP. If website owner and/or the ISP receive a valid counter notification, the DMCA provides that the removed or blocked information will be restored or access re-enabled.

The website owner and/or the ISP will replace the removed material and cease disabling access to it in not less than 10, nor more than 14, business days following receipt of the counter notification, unless the website owner and/or ISP first receives notice from the complaining party that such complaining party has filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the alleged infringer from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on this website.

Please be advised that United States copyright law provides substantial penalties for a false counter notice filed in response to a notice of copyright infringement. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material of yours is protected by copyright laws, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.

Copyright © 2008-2009 Law Office of Michael E. Young PLLC, and licensed for use by the owner of this website at www.riascollectables.com. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this document may be copied or used by anyone other than the licensee without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

 

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One quick note (DMCA Notice – part 1)

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DMCA”) NOTICE

This notice is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, legal advice. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed upon, or if a notice of infringement has been filed against you, you should immediately seek legal counsel.

This website (see our website’s Terms and Conditions of Use for definitions), including all text, HTML, scripts, and images are copyrighted and owned by Ria’s Collectables. All rights reserved.

NO PART OF THIS WEBSITE MAY BE REPRODUCED OR TRANSMITTED IN ANY FORM OR BY ANY MEANS, MECHANICAL, ELECTRONIC, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING PHOTOCOPYING AND RECORDING, OR BY ANY INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, OR TRANSMITTED BY E-MAIL, OR USED IN ANY OTHER FASHION WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE WEBSITE OWNER.

This, of course, excludes the downloading and temporary caching of this website on a personal computer for the explicit purpose of viewing this website, as well as any information clearly marked as reproducible. This copyright notice applies to everyone, including all visitors to this website.

DMCA PROVISIONS

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, found at 17 U.S.C. § 512 (“DMCA”), provides recourse for owners of copyrighted materials who believe that their rights under United States copyright law have been infringed upon on the Internet.

Under the DMCA, the bona fide owner of copyrighted materials who has a good faith belief that their copyright has been infringed may contact not only the person or entity infringing on their copyright, but may also contact the designated agent of an Internet service provider to report alleged infringements of their protected works, when such alleged infringements appear on pages contained within the system of the Internet service provider (“ISP”).

The owner of this website and the ISP are committed to complying with international trade law, international trade practices, all United States laws, including United States copyright law. Upon receipt of a properly filed complaint under the DMCA, the owner and/or the ISP of this website will block access to the allegedly infringing material. The website owner and/or the ISP will forward a copy of the notification of claimed copyright infringement to the alleged infringer. Anyone who believes in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has wrongfully been filed against them, may submit a Counter notice to the website owner and/or the ISP.

NOTIFICATION OF CLAIMED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Please send DMCA notifications of claimed copyright infringement to:

THE WEBSITE OWNER

Copyright Agent
Ria’s Collectables
P.O. Box 1233
Huntsville, AL 35807
USA

THE INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER (“ISP”)

Copyright Agent
Creo Communico LLC
2440 East Tudor Road PMB 138
Anchorage, AK 99507
USA
michelle[at]creocommunico.com
8662742406

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Everything about Natural Wax Candles

Natural Wax Candles
 
Are you searching for that perfect gift?  Hand poured candles made from natural wax could be your simplest and most worth while solution.

Choose from natural wax candles that are made from

Natural Soy Wax

Bayberry wax, also known as the Christmas Candle
Bees wax
Palm wax
Benefits of Natural Wax Candles
 
Natual wax candles are eco-friendly
A renewable resource
Biodegradable
Burn longer
Burn cleaner
To insure freshness and quality, our candle products are custom, hand poured to your order.
Our luxurious, bath products are sure to entice you back to a time when life was so natural, simple and care free.  Pamper yourself with the benefits of Goat’s Milk soap, enjoy the simple, natural elegance of soaking in the tub with our Bath Salts, Teas, or Fizzes, you’ll be glad you did.
 
Whether you are shopping for a “Special Someone” or you are shopping for yourself, you will enjoy knowing that our products fit just about any occasion you may need.
 
As a family owned and operated business we take delicate care of our customers.  If there is an occasion that you are looking for that special gift and need help with, please use our contact form and we will be more than happy to help.
 
Our goal is … Touching lives, one minute, one day, one flame at a time…one bath at a time.
 

So come and allow your heart to speak through our natural hand madeproducts and gifts. 

 

Candles and bath products can be great gifts for:

  • Birthdays
  • Christmas
  • Dinner Parties
  • House Warming
  • Kawanza
  • Personal Gift
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Wedding Favors

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An extended take on our site privacy policy [part 1]

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY

This privacy policy tells you how we collect, use, and protect your personal information. By visiting our website, you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy. In particular, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this privacy policy.

MINORS

We do not provide services or sell products to children. If you are below the age of 18, you may use our website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian. If you are a minor, please do not provide us or other website visitors with any personal information.

POLICY IS PART OF OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Our privacy policy is part of, and subject to, our website’s terms and conditions of use. You may view these terms and conditions on our website.

THE TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU

Like most places on the Internet, simply by visiting our website you automatically tell us certain information. This includes basic information such as your IP address, when you visited, the website from where you came prior to visiting us, the website where you go when you leave our website, your computer’s operating system, and the type of web browser that you are using. Our website automatically records this basic information about you.

And like many other websites, we may use cookies. In plain English, this means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

We may also collect any data that you provide us by posting it at our website or by e-mail. You can always choose not to provide us with information. However, if you do withhold information, we may deny you access to some or all of our website’s services and features.

Some transactions between you and our website may involve payment by credit card, debit card, checks, money orders, and/or third party online payment services. In such transactions, we will collect information related to the transaction as part of the course of doing business with you, including your billing address, telephone number, and other information related to the transaction.

WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION

We use your information to operate our website’s business activities. For example, we may use this data to contact you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers, resolve disputes, troubleshoot issues, and enforce our website’s terms and conditions.

As a general rule, we will not give your data to third parties without your permission. However, there are some important exceptions to this rule that are described in the following paragraphs.

We may, in our sole discretion, provide information about you to law enforcement or other government officials for purposes of fraud investigations, alleged intellectual property infringement, or any other suspected illegal activity or matters that may expose us to legal liability.

Although we do not disclose individually identifiable information, we may disclose aggregate data about our website’s visitors to advertisers or other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes.

From time to time, we may use third party suppliers to provide services on our website. If a supplier wants to collect information about you, you will be notified. However, you will never be required to give information to a third party supplier. We restrict the way third party suppliers can use your information. They are not allowed to sell or give your information to others.

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An extended take on our site privacy policy [part 2]

USER NAMES AND PASSWORDS

Your access to parts of our website may be protected by a user name and a password. Do not give your password to anyone. If you enter a section of our website that requires a password, you should log out when you leave. As a safety precaution, you should also close out of your web browser completely and re-open it before viewing other parts of the Internet.

YOUR USE OF INFORMATION AND UNSOLICITED JUNK E-MAIL

If you obtain personally identifiable information about another website user, you are not allowed to disclose this information to anyone else without the consent of the user and our consent too.

We hate junk e-mail (Spam). Information you obtain from our website about us or other site users cannot be used by you or others to send unsolicited commercial e-mail or to send unsolicited commercial communications via our website’s posting or other communication systems.

YOUR VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES WHO ARE NOT OUR SUPPLIERS

You may choose to provide personal information to website visitors or other third parties who are not our suppliers. Please use caution when doing so. The privacy policies and customs of these third parties determine what is done with your information.

AUTORESPONDERS

We may use autoresponders to communicate with you by e-mail. To protect your privacy, we use a verified opt-in system for such communications and you can always opt-out of such communications using the links contained in each autoresponder message. If you have difficulties opting out, you may contact us by sending an e-mail to customerservice[at]riascollectables.com, or sending us mail to the address listed below.

POLICY CHANGES

The terms of this policy may change from time to time. If such changes are made, we will notify you by a notice posted on our website’s home page of the changes that have been made. If you disagree with the changes that have been made, please contact us (by e-mail, using a website contact form, or in writing by mail), and any changes made to this policy will not apply to information we have collected from you prior to making the changes.

If you are concerned about the topic covered by this policy, you should read it each time before you use our website. Any questions or concerns about this policy should be brought to our attention by sending an e-mail to customerservice[at]riascollectables.com and providing us with information relating to your concern.

You may also mail your concerns to us at the following address:

Ria’s Collectables
P.O. Box 1233
Huntsville, AL 35807
USA

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

If you are a California resident and our customer, Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83 permits you to request certain information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To request this information, please send an e-mail to customerservice[at]riascollectables.com or write us at the following address:

Ria’s Collectables
P.O. Box 1233
Huntsville, AL 35807
USA

This privacy policy was last updated on 06-10-2010.

Copyright © 2008-2009 Law Office of Michael E. Young PLLC, and licensed for use by the owner of this website at www.riascollectables.com. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this document may be copied or used by anyone other than the licensee without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

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Testimonials

This is what some of our satisfied customers have to say

“I just wanted to say a big ‘thank you’ for the gift basket you gave me.  It was so beautiful and I loved the large variety of candles, soaps and decorative items that was in it.   The gift baskets you make would make a great gift for anyone for any occasion.  Speaking as a Realtor who gives closing gifts to clients, your baskets will make great closing gifts.”  
Alvada Stanley, ABR, Realtor
Coldwell Banker
“The best part about your candles is that I can have them lightly fragranced.  They burn so clean and do not affect my severe allergies.  I love them all, the choice in sizes as well as the refill program.  The Rose Bath Fizzes, are absolutely Heaven on earth.  Just the perfect end to a stressful day for me to be able to soak in a hot tub, I get out feeling soft and silky.  They are nice to share with your significant other for a nice romantic bath also
The Christmas basket’s that I ordered for my friends and customers received nothing but rave reviews.  Many people that I know are working hard to incorporate natural things into their lives, these products have been the perfect gift.”
R. Scheila
Horn Lake, MS
“I was given some of your decorative tarts and candles for Valentine’s Day in a beautiful basket, these are just beautiful!  I hate to melt them in the wax melter.  These smell wonderful just sitting there as a decoration and are wonderful as they burn…I just can not believe how long they last.  Thank you for giving my husband the idea, it was better than any box of candy he could have given me.”
M. Taylor
Athens, AL
“As a diabetic who tends to have occasional problems with skin irritations, I want to tell you how much I like the handcrafted goats milk soap which your company makes.  I began using your soap after my wife received a gift basket from you and I liked the effects it had on my skin so much that I have ordered more of it and plan to continue using it.  The convenience and turn-around time ordering from your website and receiving it is great, hardly any wait at all.”
Conley S.
Tipp, OH

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Store Policy [Extended Policy part 2]

Shipping:

To insure the utmost freshness in our products, all candles, bath teas, milk bath, bath salts, and bath fizzes are made to order. Orders are processed in the order in which they are placed, therefore depending on the size of your order it could take up to 5 days before your items are ready to ship
Orders Containing Candles:
 
Orders containing candles especially during the summer months will be held until the Monday following receipt of payment.  This is so that your candles do not sit in a hot truck and melt.  Example: If you place your order on Saturday or Sunday it will ship within ten (10) days.  This will also depend on your location.
Method of Shipment:
 
To help keep the cost of shipping down we ship via Priority Mail and Fed Ex Ground.  Priority mail can take up to 5 business days and has been known to take longer.  Fed Ex Ground will depend solely on your zone.  Please consider these shipping times when placing your order.
Shipping charges will be determined once your order is made and packaged.  We do everything possible to save our customers money therefore you will not be billed for your shipment until your invoice has been completed which will be the day your order ships.
Both USPS Priority Mail and Fed Ex Ground are zoned, please take care to choose the correct shipping rate as this could result in extra charges
If you need an estimated shipping date or have any questions regarding when your order will ship please feel free to contact us.
Insurance:
 
Although we go to great lengths to carefully package your shipment so that it arrives with no damage, it has been our experience that at times, especially during Christmas, packages have either been lost in transit or damaged.  Therefore, items being shipped via USPS will be a charged for shipping insurance which will be the published USPS price.  Currently it is $1.75, your invoice will reflect this charge.  In the event that something happens to your shipment, we will take care of all the paperwork for you and reprocess your order.
Insurance:
 
Although we go to great lengths to carefully package your shipment so that it arrives with no damage, it has been our experience that at times, especially during Christmas, packages have either been lost in transit or damaged.  Therefore, items being shipped via USPS will be a charged for shipping insurance which will be the published USPS price.  Currently it is $1.75, your invoice will reflect this charge.  In the event that something happens to your shipment, we will take care of all the paperwork for you and reprocess your order.
 
Ria’s Collectables is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau and proudly follows all guidelines setforth regarding privacy and business practices.

 

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Store Policy [Extended Policy part 1]

Payment Policy:

 
We take the privacy of our customer’s personal and financial information very serious.  That is why we prefer payments through PayPal.
PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay and get paid online.  The service allows anyone to pay in any way they prefer, including through credit cards, bank accounts, buyer credit or account balances, without sharing financial information.
PayPal has quickly become a global leader in online payment solutions with more than 153 million accounts worldwide.  PayPal enables global commerce by making payments possible across different locations, currencies, and languages.
PayPal has received more than 20 awards for excellence from the Internet Industry and the business community, most recently the 2006 Webby Award for Best Financial Services Site and the 2006 Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Financial Services Site
 
Incorrect Addresses:
 
Customers are responsible for all costs involved in the re-shipment of products when the submitted address is incorrect or incomplete.  Please contact us if you are wanting to send to an address other than your “confirmed” PayPal address.
Cancellations:
 
Cancellations are only accepted 24 hours prior to shipment.  Credit card orders that are canceled for any reason after shipment is packaged will be charged a 15% restocking fee.
Custom Orders:
 
If you have an idea that we do not show on our web site that you would like, please contact us and we will do everything in our power to accommodate your requests.  Any custom order is subject to a 20% cancellation fee.
Placing Orders:
 
Our online store is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  If for some reason you have problems with our shopping cart, please write to us and we will get you a quote within 24 hours of the receipt of your email. You are welcome to emailor fax your orders also, our telephone/fax number is (866) 274-2406.  You will need an email address for your invoice to be sent to you for payment via PayPal.
Special Note:

Orders are not considered received until payment has cleared through PayPal.  It has been known to take up to 72 hours for payment to be received.
Please consider this when placing an order.

 

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What’s not to like about our products? (part 1)

goatmilksoapJesse’s Blanket of Love is one of our custom fragrances designed specifically for this candle. This is an exotic blend of fresh cut Jasmine, with a bottom note of Rose Petals wrapped with a delightfully fresh powder scent and just enough Bergamot to leave a fresh clean aroma. Made of Natural palm wax and cotton wick. You will receive a 10.5 ounce approx weight ball candle, reversable pillar holder, 2 soy tea lights within a Royal Blue Satin Organza bag which can be reused for a sachet or evening bag, all gift wrapped in cloth white or ivory satin. Gift wrap color is our choice. This is a gift collection that comes complete and is one that keeps giving. Approximate burn time is 60 hours.

rftealightPalm Wax Candles

Candles made from Palm Wax is another natural wax that we use to give our customers a choice to eco-friendly candles.

You will enjoy the natural beauty of the crystle snow flakes that palm produces. Whether you choose votives or pillars made with palm, you know you are adding a classy touch to your home or special event.

bathsaltsBath Salts 8 Ounces

Relax and soak in our highly fragranced Bath Salts after a tiring day. These salts contain a fine mixture of epsom, dead sea mineral, sea salt and kosher along with fragrant oil to help you relax tired muscles. .Our salts come in an adorable square french jar with a wooden scoop. Please choose your fragrance.

Goat’s Milk Soap

You are going love our goat milk soap. These are generously sized at approximately 4 ounce each. Bars are handmade using our own recipes and then beautifully packaged. Not only do these goat milk soaps look good,
they are great skin cleansers. The rich lather that they produce is remarkably gentle on your skin, and they smell fantastic on top of all of that! Many people with eczema, psoriasis, acne, extra dry skin, oily skin, combination skin, or sensitive skin find using goat milk soap beneficial. Made with Goats Milk, Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Safflower Oil, Shea Butter, and Fragrance Oil.

wick-trimmerSoy Votive

Our Soy Votive Candles are delightfully scented with the same mouth watering fragrances as our famous Container Candles. Made of Pure Soy Wax and cotton wicks.

Each of Ria’s Collectables soy candles are carefully hand crafted using 100% pure soybean wax, natural unbleached eco-friendly and lead-free cotton wicks using premium nature inspired fragrance oils and essential oil blends. To keep our soy candles safe and environmentally friendly, we do not add dye.

Although Ria’s Collectables soy candles are dye free.  We will, as a special order, dye your candles to match your decore.
Mix several scents and create your own intoxicating recipes! Glass Votive Holder or vase not included.
Tea Light Holders

Tea Light Holders are an economical way to provide soft lighting to any situation. Our beautiful glass candle holders are of the highest quality and with proper care, should last a life time.

Holders measure approximately 1 1/2 inches tall and 2 inches in diameter. Scatter them around to give any room a warm, intimate touch. Perfect for wedding favors, to use as decorative touch for your dinner parties, use for Gala Events, Wedding Receptions, Special Events.

Frosted Round Tea Light Holder

Frosted Tea Light Holders add a magical touch to any romantic setting.  Use for dinner occassions, Wedding Receptions, to create a relaxing spa environment, or to just create a magical romantic evening.
Heavy sturdy frosted glass. Holders measure approximately 1 1/4 inches tall by 3 inches diameter at top. Scatter them around to give any room a warm, intimate touch. (Tea lights not included.)

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