Swazi Candles
Swazi Candles
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Swazi Candles Factory Shop is an music filled workshop, open to the public. Come and see the artisans sculpting the wax and see our 100% handmade process. There are a multitude of other shops and a handcraft market as well as a tea garden serving delicious food and a selection of cakes and coffee/teas etc. A children's playground is available for the young ones.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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1957
Ottawa, Canada695 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Part of our Gate 1 tour, we visited this candle store. Part of our visit, we learned from start to finish how they make their candles. The candles have different colours, different patterns and shapes. What a learning experience it was . Then walking through the store and buying many shaped candles ( elephants, rhinos, lions, giraffes etc) The area is surrounded by different shops and many markets.
Written 5 November 2023
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krugerandmore
Nelspruit, South Africa359 contributions
Aug 2023 • Business
Thanks for always been so friendly to us.
We always feel welcome here. Words can not describe the wonderful candles. Thanks for always letting us make our own candles and sharing your joy with us.
A special thanks to the cats.
Thanks
Dave
Written 14 August 2023
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Angel H
London, UK35 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
A must see!!!! This is the best way to experience Eswatini true gifts & talents ! Handcrafted unique candles designed to look like animals! Unique candles made of Adinkra symbols is a must see! Other markets are in the same area with lots of options!
Written 23 November 2022
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Holger+Birgit
Diessen, Germany89 contributions
Oct 2022
Candles in all colours and shapes - incredible. You can also watch the making of candles. Prices are very good.
If you are there, also visit the other shops, especially the one selling clothes of Ubuntu -wonderful colours and creations!
Written 17 October 2022
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souLondon_england
East Sussex, UK87 contributions
Aug 2022
A great selection of candles in the well stocked shop and see the candles being made in the studio attached. There is a cafe on site for lunch or just a drink along with other stalls selling other interesting products.
Written 4 October 2022
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SeekerP
Cernusco sul Naviglio, Italy748 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
The place is surely the most touristic spot in eSwatini but, if you like candles and other artisanal items, it is worth a visit.
The place looks like a nice courtyard with many little shops and a cafe.
Written 21 August 2022
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Michael W
Redding, CT1,112 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
An unbelievable selection of wonderful candles is on offer here. They make great gifts for all sorts of friends and family. There are other shops close by as well as Sambale, which is a great place for coffee or a quick bite.
Written 1 August 2022
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Liesel B
Cape Town, South Africa22 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
A great stop while in the Ezulwini region. Lots of shops and souvenirs on offer. The candles are very well made and make excellent gifts. You can interact with the craftsmen and the resident cats! Don't skip the other shops as there are some gems.
Written 23 July 2022
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Iolanda Guerra e Andrade
Lisbon, Portugal1,904 contributions
Jan 2020
It is said the candle makers around here use an ancient technique "Millefiori", which surfaced in ancient Alexandria and was later perfected by the glass creators in Murano. The reality is they are beautifully intricate in colour and design. One can actually see one of the candle makers mastering his art prior to heading to the shop that displays a huge variety of candles of all shapes and colours. Once you walk out there are quite a number of other craft shops worth exploring.
Written 21 May 2020
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Julie G
Johannesburg, South Africa174 contributions
Dec 2019
Loved going here again! The work is just amazing and the candles a real novelty. Selected the big five for overseas guests and they loved them. Very friendly staff
Written 10 February 2020
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