Swazi Candles, Malkerns

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Founded in 1982, Swazi Candles produces and sells candles, vegetable glycerin soaps, and body balms, as well as wax-covered LED lights. Interact with artisans at their workshop and learn about "millifiore," the ancient technique in which hard wax is used to create a colorful shell that doesn’t melt with the candle. The onsite restaurant serves tasty milkshakes, while the nearby crafts market offers a wide selection of non-candle souvenirs. Work out when and for how long to visit Swazi Candles and other Malkerns attractions using our handy Malkerns online itinerary planner .
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  • The trip to Swasi Candles paid off. You can buy pretty candles and watch the craftsmen at work. But in the area there are some interesting shops where you can buy high-quality souvenirs, not the usual kitsch like anywhere else. There is also a small market where you can look around without being distressed.
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  • Be prepared - the best you will get (on a good day) is a mumbled hello when you arrive. I really don't get it. Service and customer interaction is almost taboo. Nevertheless, the products and selectio...  more »
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  • One of Swazilands main tourist attractions. Nice few shops. The candle store its self is very nice. You can not only buy the candles there but actually watch how they are being made.
  • This was a fun place to visit. I loved the colorful candles. What a unique approach to candle-making; their candles make wonderful gifts. This spot is dotted with thatched roofs and hand-crafted goods.
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