The only thing better than endless dinner parties full of sparkling conversation and flickering candlelight is an effortlessly appointed dinner table where the simple, streamlined accoutrements are such gorgeous pared-down versions of their essential forms that they simply do. their. jobs. with no muss or fuss, just quiet, understated style. These pleasantly weighty cast iron candle stands definitely do the trick. Hefty enough to anchor tall tapers, with no corinthian scrolls or fussy filigree, these are a minimalist entertainer's dream. Fits standard taper candle bases (we warm the bottoms of our Old Mill beeswax tapers in our hands first before loading them to ensure a snug fit).