Chiaro Candles

Chiaro Candles

What inspired you to start your work?

Being unable to source high quality fragrant natural wax candles at a less than high quality price; at the same time as creating an individual product in what is a competitive field. 3 years later we’re still enjoying the challenge of being different.



Describe your creative space, where you bring to life your work?

Still a home business which is how so many start; being surrounded by the ever-changing aromas means we actually live in the creative space. Sometimes seeing how afternoon light strikes a piece of glass can create ideas or entering a room with a remaining scent makes us realise we live within our ‘space’



What do you love most about your handmade business?

We can change the aromas or container appearance at a whim so we don’t ‘stand still’; not being set in certain ways and being limited only the next idea



What are you most looking forward to about being at the Auckland Fair?

Being amongst other creative people; being encouraged to challenge ourselves in order to create a distinctive product and to be part of a professional and leading exposition.



What has been your biggest triumph to date?

I’d suggest we have a continuing ‘triumph’ in that have an increasing number of returning customers whom all are enthusiastic with what we make, especially our different and distinctive aromas. A ‘triumph’ is as good as the last success and doesn’t inhibit endeavours to be distinctive at all times