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Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives

$26.00

Price: $26.00

Item#:1072668

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Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, when families gather to celebrate with lanterns, fireworks, and candles. In India's rural Kutch and Gujarat states, Diwali decorations often incorporate tiny slivers of mirror that cast glittering reflections. These traditional Diwali votives begin with lac—a resin that Gujarati women gather from trees and mold like clay. Before the lac hardens, beads and hand-cut mirrors are pressed into its surface. Replaceable tea-light candles included. Set of four. Handmade in India.

1 1/2" diameter

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Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives
 
3.1

(based on 7 reviews)

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57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Cons

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1.0

Defective product

By Carol

from Bethel Park, PA

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

  • Poor Quality

Best Uses

  • Decoration
  • Gift

Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

This was given as a gift to my sister, and the package was received in early December. As it quickly became defective, she packaged the product as directed and returned it immediately. I have never received a refund, nor has she ever gotten a replacement.
I am greatly disappointed.

 
5.0

Beautiful craftmanship

By Marsh

from Schofield, WI

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration

    Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

    These are like little jewels. A most unique gift.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Broken

    By Vermonter

    from Burlington, Vermont

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Festive

    Cons

    • Delicate

    Best Uses

    • Decoration

    Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

    I ordered a set at Christmas time to use in our home. When they arrived one was broken. I contacted NG and they kindly sent me another set, but when that arrived two of the four were broken. Oddly, in both cases the one I liked the best was broken. I decided not to contact NG again because it is a non-profit and I support it.
    Ann

     
    1.0

    Looks nice, poor quality

    By Dunestrider

    from Michigan City, IN

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Classic
    • Festive

    Cons

    • Delicate
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Decoration

    Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

    These look nice, and are a classic Rajasthani style. But they are poor quality. This is my second time ordering. The first shipment had one broken, right out of the box. The second shipment, all came unbroken. But they are such poor quality, trying to get the old candle out is difficult (the candle holders are out-of-round shape). And putting a new candle in breaks it. Out of the 4 candleholders, I have only one good one.

     
    5.0

    Fabulous - I want more!!!!!

    By Bonnie

    from The Villages, FL

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Smaller than expected

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Gift

      Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

      VERY Unusal. The recipiant and I and everyone else LOVED them. I tried to buy more and they were gone. Keep findng such lovely unusual things. I've always been over the top impressed!

      Bonnie Coyle

       
      4.0

      They were beautiful

      By hey

      from New York

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      • Attractive

      Cons

      • Delicate

      Best Uses

      • Decoration

      Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

      Unfortunatley they atrrived broken and NG was unable to replace them since they ran out of stock.

       
      5.0

      Lovely

      By Dawn

      from Florida

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      • Attractive
      • Unique

      Cons

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        • Just For Fun

        Comments about Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives:

        Second time I have purchased

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