Glowing glass, handcrafted candle tealight holder - VAN GOGH IRISES
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These gorgeous candle holders are hand-made in Germany from glass and a layer of clay. The clay allows the light from the candle flame to illuminate through and radiate the magnificent colours and patterns. The village scenes and traditional designs evoke an appreciation for the nostalgic and romantic beauty of 19th and 20th century Europe as portrayed by well-known painters of a bygone era. People who have enjoyed the cultural beauty of the continent choose these tea-light holders for the memories they hold of a time of inspiration and aesthetic enjoyment.
Van Gogh´s brilliant work, Irises, was completed during his last year of life spent in an asylum in Saint-Remy, France, The artist took nature as his inspiration and felt that painting would provide relief from his mental anguish. Iris is one of the most expensive paintings ever sold.