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Tapered Dinner Candles


Broste Candles - Bundle of 8 Thin Red Candles
A bundle of 8 thin, truly red, candles from Broste of Copenhagen. These candles measure approximately 1.2cm in diameter (similar to the diameter of chime candles) by 19.4cm tall and are neatly presented in a bundle of eight. These slim candles are suitable for candle holders, that are typically too small to take a standard candle. ..
£4.99
Broste Candles - Bundle of 8 Thin White Candles
A bundle of 8 thin pure white candles from Broste of Copenhagen. These candles measure approximately 1.2cm in diameter by 19.4cm tall and are neatly presented in a bundle of 8. These slim candles are suitable for candle holders that are too small to take a standard candle. ..
£4.99
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Silver Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped silver dinner taper candles with a long burn time. These candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. Price is per pair of candles. ..
£4.99
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped White Silk Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant, hand dipped, white silk taper dinner candles with a long burn time. These candles have a metallic white finish which gives them a very elegant appearance which would be ideal for weddings. These candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle ..
£5.25
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped White Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, white dinner taper candles with a long burn time. These candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. Price is per pair of candles. ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Ivory Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, ivory dinner taper candles with a long burn time. These candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. Price is per pair of candles. ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Orange Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, pair of orange colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Orange dinner candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Dark Red Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, dark red taper dinner candles with a long burn time. These candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. Price is per pair of candles. ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Wine Red Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, wine red taper dinner candles with a long burn time. These burgundy candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. Price is per pair of can..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Coral Haze Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, coral haze, pair of delicate pale apricot colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Pale apricot/peach coloured candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Summer Yellow Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, summer yellow taper dinner candles with a long burn time. This pair of yellow candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Soft Rose Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles pair of delicate soft rose colour tall taper candles. These beautiful baby pink taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a long burn time ideal wedding candles. These delicately coloured soft rose candles are made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these baby pink..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Pink Blossom Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, pair of pink blossom colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Pink dinner candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions qu..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Steel Grey Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles steel grey colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Steel Grey candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Dusty Lavender Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, dusty lavender, pair of delicate purple colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Purple/lavender coloured candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles a..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Purple Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, purple taper dinner candles with a long burn time. This pair of purple candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle hol..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Pale Blue Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, plein air, pair of delicate pale blue colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Pastel blue candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Frost Green Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles pair of delicate frost green colour tall taper candles. These beautiful taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a long burn time. These pastel frost green candles are made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Ea..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Sea Green Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, sea green, pair of delicate pale green colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Sea green candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are han..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Nordic Blue Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, pair of nordic blue colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Nordic blue dinner candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensi..
£3.49
Broste Candles  - Pair of Hand Dipped Black Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, black taper dinner candles with a long burn time. This pair of black candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle holder. ..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Dove Grey Taper Dinner Candles
A pair of elegant hand dipped, solid colour, dove grey taper dinner candles with a long burn time. This pair of grey candles are made using the traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot making them easier to fit into any candle ho..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Lime Green Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles, pair of lime green colour tall taper candles. These beautiful and elegant taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a burn time of up to 10 hours. Lime green dinner candles made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimension..
£3.49
Broste Candles - Pair of Hand Dipped Linen Taper Dinner Candles
Broste Candles pair of linen colour tall taper candles. These beautiful taper dinner candles are hand dipped and solid coloured, with a long burn time. These linen candles are made using a traditional method of dipping the wick 35 - 40 times into the wax to achieve the candle diameter. As these candles are hand dipped the dimensions quoted can vary slightly. Each candle has a conical foot ma..
£3.49

The tapered dinner candle, one of the most traditional types of candle, has been used in households to provide light for hundreds of years.

Originally tapered dinner candles were manufactured by hand, dipping wicks in molten wax, allowing the wax to dry, and repeating the hand dipping process until the desired candle diameter had been achieved. This process generally resulted in elegant candles with a gradually tapering diameter. The chandler would typically produce a pair of candles on the same piece of wick, using the wick between the two to raise and lower the candles during the dipping process.

Hand dipped tapered dinner candles are still available today, have a look at our great range of pairs of hand dipped tapered dinner candles from Broste of Copenhagen.

Today’s modern tapered dinner candles are equally as elegant, but are typically presented singularly, many of the better quality candles containing stearin a material which helps to improve the burn quality of the candle and helps to reduce the amount of smoking and dripping whilst the candles is burning. Quality tapered dinner candles are produced by many manufacturers, including; Bolsius of Copenhagen, Eika Candles and Price’s Candles.

Tapered dinner candles are available in a wide variety of sizes, allowing you to choose the most appropriate height of candle for your candle holders, and to suit your dinner table arrangements, the tallest tapered dinner candles stocked by thecandleselection are a massive 38cm (15”) tall and are known as banqueting candles.

In addition to being available in a variety of lengths, tapered dinner candles are also offered in a multitude of colours, from the traditional; ivory candles, white candles, red candles, green candles and blue candles, to more contemporary candle colours, which include; black candles, pink candles, orange candles, purple candles, yellow candles, brown candles, silver candles and gold candles.