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Fstyle Japanese Candle - tortoise general store
Fstyle Japanese Candle - tortoise general store
Fstyle Japanese Candle - tortoise general store

Fstyle Japanese Candle

Regular price $24 Unit price  per 

These traditional Japanese candles have an hour and a half burn time. Made out of natural oils and paraffin wax, the flame from these candles is almost entirely smoke-free. This style of candle making, with a hollow center that allows for a longer and brighter flame, has was invented in 16th century Japan. Two candles included in each purchase. 

Each candle is handmade and will appear slightly different. 

Emi Igarashi and Wakano Hoshino, both born in Niigata Japan, co-founded the brand 'F/style' in 2001. By focusing on the art of making things, or "monozukuri" in Japanese, F/style's mission is to re-popularize ancient Japanese craft by applying them to new and contemporary designs that fit within a wide-range of aesthetics. Based in their hometown of Niigata Japan, F/style creates made-to-last pieces, that are thoughtfully designed for the home and for personal use. The story behind shina crafts starts with early ancient man, and records show that Japan's indigenous Ainu people were one of the first groups to use shina in daily life. Currently only 3 towns in Japan continues to craft with shina, and F/style focuses on just 1 village in Niigata for their shina products.


5" x 0.5". 1.5 hour burn time. Two candles per package. 

Natural oils and paraffin wax.

Care Instructions:
Do not leave unattended while burning. 


Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.  


Fstyle Japanese Candle - tortoise general store