Whether you are setting the table for the family or setting the mood for romance, candles are an essential part of a stylish home. There are a variety of candlesticks, candelabras, and tea light holders which can meld with your existing décor. Browse the vintage items on Etsy or search for a handmade modern piece. Candleholders also make lovely gifts for housewarmings or as thank you tokens for your bridesmaids. Explore, collect, and display your stunning pieces—just be sure to remember common candle safety!
Start with Petite Tea Lights
Feathery and Fancy
These elegant glass and feathers tea light candle holders are handmade and come in white, gray, and rose gold. They are a gentle decorative touch for any room.
Keep the Matches Close
This petite tea light holder is only 3.5 inches long, but its elegantly finished Sapele hardwood will blow you away. It comes with a tea light and a small box of matches which slides elegantly into the perfectly crafted nook.
This laser-cut wooden lantern will cast dramatic shadows across your room—all with one little tea light! Lin Laser Works has Celtic options, as well as countless other lantern designs.
Modern Fused Glass
Handmade in the artist's studio, these beautiful little dishes can hold tea lights or pillar candles up to two inches in diameter. Their bright, modern color is refreshing on any table or shelf.
The Cutest Clay
These checkerboard polymer clay candles are handmade and come in lilac, lemon, or coral. They will bring a little flower power to your home.
Copper is a useful metal—it's used in everything from household piping to barware. Now you can get these sweet, small tea lights in matching metal.
Tabby Cat Candles
These sweet tea light holders feature the original lino cuts of the artist/crafter. The design is applied by hand, then fired so that it is even dishwasher safe for cleaning purposes.
Minimalism at its Best
Reviewers are raving about these petite stoneware pottery tea light holders. Crafted by an artisan potter, the holders are made on the wheel and finished with a local mineral glaze. They would make perfect spring wedding favors.
Candlesticks and Candelabras
U-gotta Get This
This U-shaped ceramic candelabra is modern and unique. Your guests will ask where “U” got it.
Wooden Set of Three
This set of three wooden candleholders is perfect for a variety of decorative schemes—from farmhouse shabby-chic to sleek & modern.
Delicate and colorful, these groovy glass candlesticks come in a variety of vintage-inspired shapes and colors. Mix and match to your heart's desire.
Simplicity in Ceramic
These Nordic-inspired ceramic candle holders come with little handles—just like the candle holders of old. In the olden days, this would have been necessary to find your way through dark halls. Today they are more decorative, but desirable nonetheless.
Made from plaster dyed with natural oils, these pastel marvels are like little bits of candy for your living room.For an extra touch, get some pastel candles too.
Made from calibrated metal wire shaped into a geometric, industrial-chic form, the holder is perfect for one long taper.
Vintage and One-of-a-Kind
Teak was the wood of choice for mid-century modern décor. This carved wooden candelabra fits 12 slender tapers.
This 1960s candelabra would be the perfect centerpiece. It's a tiny bit burnt from decades of use, just like any loved vintage item. But the teak and brass combination is not something you find often in contemporary pieces.
For more vintage items, check out the wide selection on Etsy.