Candles for wedding and baptism ceremonies are called lambathes in Greek.
the beginning of the service
to burn throughout the service.
St. Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote in the 7th
Century: "Lambathes and candles represent the Eternal Light, and also the
light which shines from the righteous.”
The candle is
also a symbol of our burning and grateful love for God. Thus candles and
lambathes are lit at all Church services, all with a wide variety of spiritual
and symbolic meanings; for it is God Who said, "Let light shine out of
darkness," [and] Who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the
knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ (1 Cor. 4:6).
Our hand made pillar candles are round. These candles can be
used for both weddings and baptisms.
Round candles come in the following sizes:
We have many styles to cater for the individual wedding or baptism and
can accommodate to match your theme.
Prices range from approximately $50 - $110 AUD each depending on decoration.
If you prefer to decorate your own Lambades, white
undecorated round candles
at 64mm (Diameter) can be purchased for $42 AUD.