Nepote Curved Candle Snuffer - 18 cm Length - Handcrafted in Italy - Pewter

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This classic handcrafted pewter curved-handled candle extinguisher with finger loop and conical cap, made by artisans in Lombardy, is the ideal tool for extinguishing your candles safely, cleanly and quickly.

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Candle snuffers were originally developed to remove the “candle snuffs”, the excess sooty threads of twisted flax, cotton or hemp, that were used on early tallow candles made from fat.

The term ‘snuffer’ has extended over the years to include extinguishers, which are placed over the candle to stop the air from supplying the flame, putting it out safely, but leaving the wick intact. These extinguishers can be any length, from very short ones, to very long ones used for putting out hard-to-reach and tall pillar candles, often used in stately homes and churches.

The Cosi Tabellini Nepote Candle Snuffer is a mid-length version, 18 cm in length, with an attractive curved handle with finger loop fixed to a conical shaped extinguisher cap. The pretty little tool complements the Cosi Tabellini range of candlesticks and candelabras.

Size: Length 18 cm

Materials Used: Pewter

Ref: CT0082801

Designers: Enrico Cosi & Sergio Tabellini

100% Lead Free

All Cosi Tabellini Pewter is 100% lead-free, so it is totally food & drink safe, and is both EU and US FDA approved.


Cosi Tabellini pieces come gift-boxed with a guarantee card and instructions on how to care for pewter.

See more: Candle Snuffers
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