Ankh Candle Holder
The Ankh is an Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol for "life" or "breath of life" (`nh = ankh) and, as the Egyptians believed that one's earthly journey was only part of an eternal life, the ankh symbolizes both mortal existence and the afterlife. It is one of the most ancient symbols of ancient Egypt, often seen with the djed and was symbols, carried by a multitude of the Egyptian gods in tomb paintings and inscriptions and worn by Egyptians as an amulet. ( worldhistory.org )
Maker's note: This is such a fascinating symbol that has held a place in my life for quite some time. It is personally a pleasure and honor to bring this into the shop for others to appreciate and enjoy.
These self standing candle holders are a natural transition of our wall sconces, bringing them to the tabletops, altars, and shelves in your home.
Each one is distressed, wood burned and stained by hand. Made of poplar wood.
Displayed here is the Walnut finish.
Dimensions are: W5.25 x H7.75 x D4.24
Priced per piece.