Tree of Life Luminaries


Featuring the graceful movement of leaves and branches inspired by the Haitian landscape, the Tree of Life Luminaries bring the wild outdoors into your home. The luminaries have been upcycled from discarded rum bottles and metal oil barrels. The finished product is painted white for a fresh, finished look.

Certified Fair Trade by the Fair Trade Federation & handcrafted by a Haitian artisan seeking to build a better life for her or his family.

The luminaries consist of handpoured candles into an upcycled rum bottle with a metal sleeve encasing the candle. The metal sleeve measures 3.5" wide and varies in height. Below are the measurements for the candle vessels.

  • Small: 2.75" W x 3" H and provides an estimated 25 hours of burn time
  • Medium: 2.75" W x 4" H and provides an estimated 30 hours of burn time
  • Large: 2.75" W x 6" H and provides an estimated 35 hours of burn time

The product weight in the gift packing ranges from 1.10 lb for the small, 1.16 lb for the medium and 2.20 lbs for the large.  The item comes gift wrapped in a recycled Kraft pinstripe cardboard box with Fanm Limye's logo and a story card providing information about our artisans and Prosperity Catalyst.


Djoudline is a very optimistic person. She is glad to have learned how to make candles and enjoys the people she works with on her team. They share their knowledge and skills in order to make high-quality products. She says, “The more women can find opportunity, the more hope we will have for Haiti.”

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