can·​dle·​hold·​er | \ ˈkan-dᵊl-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce candleholder (audio) \

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With this particular adhesive, the curing process could take weeks, months or even as much as a year, especially for plates (or vases, donabe pots, mugs, tagines, candleholders and platters) with more intricate puzzle pieces to reassemble. Leilani Marie Labong,, "San Francisco’s master of modern kintsugi," 2 Aug. 2019 Place your candleholder in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Carolyn Forte, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Way to Remove Candle Wax from Clothes, Carpet, and More," 24 Dec. 2018 Southwestern vibes abounded in the space (dazzler rugs carpeted the stage) and every once and a while, an Italianate element would appear (Chianti-bottle candleholders). Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Ballroom Marfa and Max Mara Host a Riotous Spaghetti Western Gala," 7 Nov. 2018 As the year might suggest, the candleholder is a classic of Art Deco design. Sadie Stein, Curbed, "These Art Deco candleholders are like little brass sculptures," 7 June 2018 On Reestraat, check out the Spanish leather shoes at Terra Iberisch Aardewerk, the silk tops at Bij Ons Vintage a few doors down, and the indigo throws and antique candleholders at De Weldaad on the corner. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Days in Amsterdam," 16 Apr. 2018 In the 130-seat, dimly lit dining room, each table is set with white linen tablecloths and brass candleholders with flickering oil lamps., "Free appetizers set the tone for a feast at Angelica’s," 30 Mar. 2018 Candleholders and ceramic vessels from Thailand and Indonesia sit on a shelf with orange-silk backing. Kristiano Ang, WSJ, "The House That Inspired a High Line Project," 17 May 2017 In the foyer, a large mirror with a mother of pearl frame reflects light onto silver candleholders propped up on a small distressed wooden box. Madeleine Winer, The Courier-Journal, "Nautical flair is all in the details at Fern Creek home," 29 June 2017

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1846, in the meaning defined above

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