Kukena Naturals Candle Company

by Kate Sparks in Newquay, England, United Kingdom

Kukena Naturals Candle Company
We did it
On 12th March 2020 we successfully raised £100 with 1 supporters in 28 days

To launch the "Giant Clam Shell Candle" and bring new candle makers to the Kukena Naturals team.

by Kate Sparks in Newquay, England, United Kingdom

Kukena Naturals gives an environmentally friendly alternative to the toxic paraffin candles. Each candle is individually handcrafted with natural soy & rapeseed wax, sustainable cotton wicks and premium plant-based scents.

Through this campaign we are looking to fund the research & testing phase of the faux "Giant Clam Shell Candle". This shell will be manufactured using a sustainable stone resin so as not to take the homes away from creatures of the sea. The shell will be designed to be the ultimate mermaid centerpiece, with an anticipated 65 hour burn time. It will of course be made of our luxurious blend of soy & rapeseed wax, which gives the candle a polished finish with a pure vanilla bean fragrance. 

The after-life of the shell once the candle has finished can go onto to live life as an exceptional interior show piece or can be sent back to us directly to be refilled and become a candle once more.

The Kukena Naturals candle range currently includes the best-selling, ethically sources coconut bowl candle with a 45 hour burn time. The coconuts shell are completely natural and free from chemicals, fully biodegradable yet durable enough to be used in the oven, freezer or dishwasher.

You can see more information over at kukenanaturals.com

Our original Kukena Naturals candle is comes in a 100% recycled glass jar with a mini wooden surfboard that has been locally carved out using off cuts and scented with the detoxifying scent of pure lemongrass essential oil.

The process of bringing this candle company together has been collaborative. The illustration of our logo has been created by local artist and surfer Maia Walczak and photographed by surf photographer Ben Battell. The funding to continue to grow the business with the launch of the "Giant Clam Shell Candle" will allow the involvement of the community to snowball as new candle makers will need to be brought on board the Kukena team!


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

Lemongrass Surf Candle

Inject summer sunshine into your home our handmade lemongrass candle. Bursting with rich citrus notes this candle will repel bugs on hot, balmy summer nights or if used indoors, will gently detoxify your home with its zesty scent. 30 hours burn time, Premium plant-based fragrances giving an excellent quality, consistent scent throw Made with natural soy & rapeseed wax which is better for the environment than paraffin wax

£12 or more

Coconut Bowl Soy Candle

Inspired by the warmth of a summer afternoon by the surf, the tropical scent of aromatic coconut evokes memories of sunscreen lingering in the air whilst you watch the surfers cruise along the waves as the sun sets. The ethically sourced coconut shell can be used as a bowl after use by washing out the excess wax with soap and warm water. 45 hours burn time

£45 or more

Giant Clam Shell Candle

Our newest addition to the collection! This faux "Giant Clam Shell Candle" is made with stone resin and looks identical to a real shell, yet is preserving our marine ecosystems. The candle will have an approximate 65 hour burn time and is hand poured with a premium blend of soy & rapeseed wax, scented with pure vanilla bean.

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