A family’s time-honored legacy of artisans, handed down through its generations, brings the joy of real candlelight into our lives today.

 
 
 
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House of Candles Culver City is a Leading Supplier

of the reliable multi-wick candles that meet the unique demands of the Entertainment Industry, which includes Motion Pictures, TV Productions, TV Commercials, Music Videos, Theatre and Events. Where genuine lit candles excel with their look of authenticity over competing simulations. We have been recognized since 1981 as a key source of these candles needed for extra illuminations and are geared to the entertainment industry’s production schedules.

In addition, we fulfill Residential Decor and Gift requirements, satisfying the professional, discriminating eye of the interior designer and decorator as well. References available.

Also, we create unique custom Tribute and Commemorative candles for anniversaries, birthday, retirements, events, and craft Holiday candles for those special seasonal occasions.

 
 
 

 Entertainment Industry

 
 
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The successful look of authentic candlelight

Choose a link below to view titles of productions in which House of Candles’ multi-wick candles provided an on-stage presence.

MOTION PICTURES   

TV PRODUCTIONS

TV COMMERCIALS   

MUSIC VIDEOS   

THEATRE AND EVENTS

 
 
 

Residential Decor and Gifts

 
 
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Distinctive, enduring motifs with sophistication

House of Candles Culver City custom produces a variety of hand-crafted designs perfect for gifts and have long satisfied the discriminating eye of the professional interior designer and home decorator. Our candles can be ordered and fashioned to coordinate with any interior while adding elegance and warmth to a home or commercial setting. Here is just a sampling of styles and colors from our portfolio. 

 
 
 
 
 

Tribute and Commemorative Candles

 
 
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Give something meaningful and special to celebrate your precious memories.

A congratulatory candle especially produced for someone’s anniversary, birthday, a tribute to one’s passing, or any memorable occasion adds a very personal touch with your uniquely worded inscription and photos permanently appliquéd on the candle.

 
 
 
 
 

Holiday Candles

 
 
 
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Candlelight provided by House of Candles.
Santa and tree from the North Pole.
Just add cookies and milk.

These seasonally themed candles will bring cheer complementing your own festive decor. Custom produced to meet your unique wishes, they will dramatically express any holiday such as...Valentine’s Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Christmas, and New Years. Or just ask us and we’ll offer experienced suggestions and expert solutions. And, we’ll box, wrap, and ship to special people on your list... your family, friends, business customers and corporate clients or associates. Here is just a sampling of styles and colors from our portfolio.

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Our Heritage

 
 
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Built on five generations of candle making

Ginger della Santina perpetuates the Ajello family’s long history that can be traced back to its birthplace in Sorrento, Italy. With an international reputation of creating some of the world’s most beautiful candles reminiscent of their Italian heritage, Ginger continues the legacy of her Ajello family.

Ginger’s grandfather, Antonino Ajello, opened his candle making business in New York in 1885. His daughter, Virginia Ajello Reardon, who was trained by her master craftsman father, opened her first shop in Beverly Hills in 1935. In 1963 Ginger joined her mother in the family business and they worked together for over thirty years until Virginia’s passing. Ginger acquired her own building in Culver City in 1979 where she set up shop and continued creating extraordinary and enduring designs that today now live on through Ginger’s hands.

With 135 years of history behind her, Ginger has added her own creations, carrying on the family’s tradition of being in the forefront of bringing elegant candlelight into people’s lives. In addition, House of Candles Culver City has been a major provider for over 25 years of special high-intensity burning candles to the entertainment industry as well as designer candles to the residential environment including candles wonderfully suited for gifts.

 
 
GINGER

GINGER

MOTHER VIRGINIA

MOTHER VIRGINIA

GRANDFATHER ANTONINO

GRANDFATHER ANTONINO

THE DELLA SANTINA FAMILY

THE DELLA SANTINA FAMILY

 
 
 

Enter Into a Magical, Old-World Candle Studio

 
 
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... or call us on the phone where you can talk to a real “candlestick” maker that’s right out of a storybook rhyme. We’ll welcome your questions and help you place your orders.

This is where the time-honored skill handed down from generation to generation have met today’s demands of the entertainment industry and the discriminating home interior.