This tealight luminary is inspired by the kina (sea urchins) we have back home in Aotearoa (New Zealand).
The kina was first thrown on the wheel. After the clay had dried a little, the kina was trimmed to refine the shape, the kina body was separated from the base, holes were meticulously cut out one by one, and the kina underwent its first kiln firing. After firing, the kina was covered in multiple glazes, each hole was carefully cleaned out and the kina was fired in the kiln for a second time.
To light up the luminary, place a tealight candle on the ceramic base and position the kina body on top of the base. Alternatively, you can use a LED tealight or LED string lights under your luminary. If using a tealight candle, place the luminary on a flat non-flammable surface and do not handle the kina after lighting as the luminary can become very hot.Please note that the image of the kina tealight luminary in the dark is an indication of what these kina look like when used with a tealight candle. It is not the exact kina being sold in this listing.
- Base diameter: approx. 7.8 cm
- Height: approx. 7.5 cm
- Widest circumference: approx. 31.5 cm
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