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Open Octahedron | Tea light candle holder | Abstract lantern



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  • Handmade
  • Materials: Metal, Aluminium, Aluminum, Silicone, Wax

  • Width: 9.5 centimeters
  • Height: 11 centimeters
  • Depth: 9.5 centimeters

OPEN PLATONICS.. five sculptures/lanterns, hand made from aluminium. Inspired by the 5 Platonic Solids, discovered by the Pythagoreans circa 500BC*

No.3 - Octahedron - Now available in two sizes, OC77 the original and OC116 the new larger version (last photo shows the two together).

OC is an open Octahedron, another beautiful mathematical object, the development of 8 equilateral triangles. A hand made abstract aluminium shape, with space for a tea-light candle at it's centre. The candle is partly hidden from view, and the angular openings project interesting beams of light onto nearby surfaces.

Code: OC77
Material: Aluminium
Finish: medium fine abrasive
Size: 9.5 x 11cm ht. (Triangle edge 77mm)
Includes: Tea light, aluminium match wand and small silicone triangle.
Can be used with a standard 4cm diameter tea-light candle.

Code: OC116
Material: Aluminium
Hand finished: medium fine abrasive
Size: 14.5 x 15cm ht. (Triangle edge 116mm)
Includes: Tea light, aluminium match wand and silicone triangle.
Can be used with a 4cm or the larger 6cm tea-light candles.

Open Platonics designed & hand made by Michael Seal
Copyright © 2021 M C SEAL - Established 1999

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78 reviews

5 out of 5 stars
5 out of 5 stars

Love this, smaller than I imagined but super cute and great concept, I want to order more and bigger versions with electric bulb please, fab work :)

Tara Feb 26, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

I love this and the little extras I wasn’t expecting. Will definitely be back for more

Amanda KK Dec 19, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Fabulous hand crafted item yet again... candlelight looks amazing... beautiful crafted item, well packaged, thank you.

Amanda Chitty Oct 31, 2020

4 out of 5 stars

Looks like a good object however rather smaller than I was anticipating

Deborah Dec 27, 2020

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