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Split Rail Fence Candle Holders,  Small Post Candle Holder
Split Rail Fence Candle Holders
Nestled into the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Barbara Greenberg creates vases and candle holders from salvaged lumber, primarily American Chestnut split rail fences, many that were originally built over 100 years ago.
Barbara Greenberg uses the posts and rails from century old split rail fences.  Once, a quarter of the eastern woodlands were made up of giant American Chestnut trees.  Growing 5 feet in diameter and up to 100 feet tall, their straight trunks made strong and also very rot resistant lumber.  The blight, first discovered in New York City in 1904, imported from Asia, had completely wiped out these giant trees by 1950.  Many stumps send out shoots which are still attached by this fungus. Imperfections in the finished products are natural, as the elements have helped create this beauty.  
Split Rail Fence Candle Holders
Candle sizes vary and are approximate.  All sizes hold a 3" diameter candle.
  • Small: 4" x 4" x 7 1/2"H
  • Medium: 4" x 4" x 9"H
By Barbara Greenberg
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Small Post Candle Holder    #6410 $30.00
Medium Post Candle Holder    #6413 $45.00
All accessories are handcrafted and any given item may not always be in stock. We will advise you of expected lead-times, if any, when you order.

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