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Swazi Candles

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“candle shop”(13 reviews)
“worth a visit”(11 reviews)
“craft market”(10 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mr18, Malkerns M204, Eswatini (Swaziland)
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+268 2528 3219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this place is amazing. The talent displayed by the artisans are just mind blowing and yes, spent too much money! Yes, do visit as the money stays in the community!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deb B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The candles are beautifully hand-decorated in hard wax on the outside with soft wax on the inside. As the candles burn, the light glows through the hard shell of the candle showing the design to the maximum effect. They also show you how they make...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fikile D
Reviewed February 1, 2019

The candles are kind of cool but the real fun was watching the people make candles. We watched a man make an elephant shaped candle and it was mesmerizing! They sell animal shaped candles and pattern covered regular candles. They have a line of soaps...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Keliiaua
Reviewed November 29, 2018

The shop itself is pretty big, with a good choice of candles in many styles. What could be a point of attraction is the crafts market area beside it, where you can buy local decorative products. One of the shop owners carves the animals himself,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Not a great selection of types of candles but it is great to go and watch the artisans make them. You should definitely be able to find a candle in your favourite colours. The outside market is so over priced that it's not worth looking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Refmanwpba
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Made on the premise. They have all different kinds of candles, different sizes and shapes. They also ship.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The candles are very cool and watching the guys making them was fascinating. For about 5 minutes. If you like candles, it's worth a visit. They have a large selection, too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eileen P
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Many shops and even a coffee stop. Lots feature locally made items, be sure and haggle on the price.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank advcards
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

If candles are your thing then this is the place for you! Candles of so many different shapes sizes as colours and every safari animal you could imagine. It was very nice to watch the two guys around the back creating one of the many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S97ZNmarks
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Here is what I did at this colorful, diverse, well stocked gift shop. I asked to speak to the manager, and asked about a quantity discount on ten of the same item, and she countered with an offer of a 10% discount on any total...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Nobuhle Z
October 10, 2018|
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Response from KLD101 | Reviewed this property |
Assuming this is your business. Not the job of your customers to do a SWOT analysis. Much better to poll customers at the store, or via e-mail anonymously.
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nzimafaith9
March 16, 2017|
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Response from Jen C | Property representative |
Hi! What quantity are you looking for?
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jan32937
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Jen C | Property representative |
Hi Jan, am putting a shipment together for the US now. Will be there in about 2 months. I will be selling online through Etsy. Keep an eye on Swazi Candles Facebook page for details!
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