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Spegla: A Modern Candleholder That Disappears Before Your Eyes

01.10.22 | By
Spegla: A Modern Candleholder That Disappears Before Your Eyes
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Designed by Jochen Lavéno Mangelsdorff for his collection “1 Ljus,” Spegla is a modern candle holder made from chrome-based mirror glass that seems to perform magic before your very eyes.

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

Because the mirror glass is not completely opaque, the candle behind it doesn’t appear if it’s unlit. Instead, the candleholder acts as a mirror. However, when the candle is lit, part of the mirror effect disappears and the light appears in the middle. The flame of the candle casts an illumination that enhances the mirror’s round shape. At the same time, the flame casts light to the sides of the candle which beautifully fades out. The stand that holds the mirror glass and candle is made of solid crystal glass by Målerås glassworks in Småland.

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

modern glass candleholder

Spegla is available on the designer’s shop at jlmform.com/shop.

As the Lifestyle editor, Vy Yang is obsessed with discovering ways to live well + with intention through design. She's probably sharing what she finds over on Instagram stories. You can also find her at vytranyang.com.