Each substance is known to cause extreme harm or death -- beware!
These three candle votives are labeled as harmful toxins, the skull and bones conveys a warning and the antidote must be given with the sale of the poison. They glow eerily with foreboding -- a perfect scene to celebrate the Halloween season with.
Arsenic - In the Victorian era, arsenic was mixed with vinegar and chalk and eaten by women to improve the complexion of their faces, making their skin paler and porcelain. One teaspoon full could kill a man.
Sugar of Lead - Lead has a naturally sweet taste because of that our second killer, Sugar of Lead, has been used as a sweetener throughout history. No honey or sugar? Offer this to your guests! It is a calorie-free alternative for any woman watching her waistline! If you use enough of it, you might forget to eat altogether.
Black Leaf 40 - A highly toxic alkaloid. Black Leaf 40 is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke and common use as a pesticide. Pesky roaches with concerning bad habits are about to meet their doom.
I stain each image by hand to give them an antiquated look.
This listing is for all three votives as shown above.
Have any questions? Contact the shop owner.