snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones
 

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones

‘snug’ candle holders by sanna völker are handmade by stonemasons who have mastered their craft for four generations, dating back to 1880. all pieces are made from natural stone leftovers, some up to 500 million years old, handpicked by the designer herself from a quarry located in a small mountain village in the province of barcelona.

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones designboom
snug candle holder in flamed beiege cenia and red travertine

 

 

snug is a small, self-produced project that celebrates local craft, quality material and emotional value. the essence of the product is the material itself, expressed through a minimalist design.

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones designboom
grey san vicenç and bone white travertine

 

 

stone is created and shaped by history, through shifting continents, seas and earthquakes. some tell their story through banded layers, others through fossils. and it is here, in their sheer variation, that snug finds its beauty. the two candles are trapped by the material in what becomes a brutalist yet delicate candle holder. snug is a story of craftsmanship, sustainability and transparency.

 


red travertine

 


red travertine

 

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones designboom
red travertine

 


red travertine

 


white travertine

 


white travertine

 

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones designboom
stone remnants from the quarry, red travertine

 


bone white travertine

 

snug candle holders by sanna völker are carved from 500 million year old stones designboom
a detail of the stone

 

product info:

 

designer: sanna völker

material: natural stone

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edited by: maria erman | designboom

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