I recently realized that I have a lot of candles at my house and not a lot a candle holders. I have a couple of sets of very nice candle sticks that we got for our wedding, but nothing to hold the larger pillar candles that I tend to purchase. This was really brought to my attention when I had some candles sitting on a placemat that is now covered in wax...opps. I saw these on Crate and Barrel and I think that they are beautiful! They are great for anytime of year and still feel delicate and sophisticated. These would also make a great hostess gift, or holiday gift for someone who loves to decorate.