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Less Waste. More Glow.

River & Stone natural soy candles are phthalate and paraben free, inspired by life in the White Mountains and hand poured with ♡ in Gorham, New Hampshire.

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Clean, Herbal Scents

River & Stone candles are designed to accent your space, not overwhelm it. Enjoy a thoughtful collection of fresh, herbal and woodsy fragrance blends inspired by the truth of nature. Your nose will thank you.

Only the Good Stuff

Vegan, 100% natural US soy wax, braided cotton and paper wick, lead and zinc free. Premium quality fragrance oils, no synthetic dyes, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, or toxic chemicals.

Made in the Mountains

River & Stone candles are hand poured and small batch tested to burn cleanly and efficiently: minimal waste = maximum oohs and ahhs. Check out the candle care page FMI.

Reuse & Repurpose

Yay for packaging that doesn't just end up in the trash. Once you're done enjoying your candle, clean & repurpose our heavy bottom glass rocks jars and rose gold metal lids. Oh the possibilities.

We give you full permission to burn our Balsam Fir candles all year round! We do. 🙂

It all started in the woods.

We are obsessed with the smell balsam fir trees: fresh, energizing, wild. We wanted to bring that smell from walks and hikes in the New Hampshire White Mountains woods into our life off-trail, too. I browsed countless balsam candles in stores and online and struggled to find a spot on scent matched with quality ingredients. It had to be a CLEAN candle that didn’t bother my nose because my sinuses are super sensitive.

 Frustrated by the “it’s not quite right!” and overly perfumed or sweet fragrance of a lot of scented candles out there in the world, my partner and I did a bunch of research and testing and made our own soy candles. Once we nailed the balsam blend, we dove into crafting other natural, earthy fragrances that felt true to nature, a bit unexpected, and most importantly, pleasing and kind to the senses.