This satin nickel plated metal taper candle holder blends the look of the colonial era with modern times. The wide base makes is very stable even when tall taper candles are placed in it. It has a colonial style handle on the side, making it easy to carry. The wide lip at the top is useful for catching any wax that may drip down your candle. The 5 inch diameter base can be used to hold decorative accents safely below the base of the candle. This holder is designed to fit taper candles with a standard size base.