Unity Candles



The lighting of a unity candle is a symbolic section to the traditional wedding ceremony, and is becoming more popular worldwide. Couples use two lit taper candles (symbolizing their individuality) to light one large pillar candle (unity candle symbolizing their union) . Two lives becoming one. At the beginning of the wedding ceremony, the mothers of the bride and groom light the two taper candles. Later in the wedding ceremony , after the vows, the bride and groom use the two taper candles to light the large pillar (unity) candle together. It is customary for the couple to keep the candles and relight the unity candles on their anniversaries The unity candles are almost always white. The unity candle can be decorated with the couples names and picture and the wedding date or wedding vows, poem or inscription.

Symbolism of Unity Candles

The love of the couple becoming one and stronger (larger pillar candle)
Two individuals committing to a union and becoming one
A union , support and allegiance of two families for the couple- when representatives of each family light the candles.

From our experience , please place order well in advance. At least 10 days lead time is required before the customer can take delivery of candles. So be proactive and do not leave it till the last minute.



Customized candles

Create your own individualized candle with your picture and with your special words or poem.



Special occasions

Candles are made to order for any function, wedding or special occasion, Memorial candles, Baptism candles. Please email us with your requirements stating quantity and size of candles required and as well as a date required. We require 7 working days lead time to produce your order or more depending on the quantity. Email us on info@mantralounge.co.za. We can deliver if in Jhb area or courier to you with customer bearing the full delivery costs.


Corporate Candles

Candles make a functional gift. Print your Company Logo on a candle and give to your special clients or staff. Please email us your logo and wording and your requirements stating quantity and size of candles required and as well as a date required. We require 2 working days for a response and 7 working days lead time to produce your order depending on quantity. Email us on info@mantralounge.co.za. We can deliver if in Jhb area or courier to you with customer bearing the full delivery costs.

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