Joyous Candlestick (Light) XVI

Iva Polachova
Introduce warmth into your home with Iva Polachova's Joyous Candlestick (Light) XVI. Handmade from stoneware clay, the Joyous candlestick collection features a warming red hue which peaks out from beneath white glaze in varying degrees of richness and vibrancy – with this particular candlestick, the rusty-red tone appears darker and stronger. Iva's work combines balance and tactility in its simple form. Her candlesticks are typically finished in calming white to convey lightness and stillness, making them discernibly part of a collection, without sacrificing the individuality of each unique piece.

Material: Stoneware
cm: Width 10cm, Depth 10.5cm, Height 31.5cm
inches: Width 3.9in, Depth 4.1in, Height 12.4in
Care Instructions: Wipe with damp cloth


Iva’s candlesticks are hand-built from stoneware clay, using coiling techniques and simple tools. After firing, the piece is finished with a tin white glaze, typically used throughout Iva’s work for its calming tonality.
The Maker Iva Polachova Ceramicist - South East England

Iva Polachova is a London based potter specialising in contemporary ceramics, tableware and decorative vessels. The creative process and rhythm of making are crucial to Iva’s work. She draws inspiration from sculptor Constantin Brancusi on the essential in art and is influenced by artist Paul Klee’s thoughts on the artist distilling from nature. Iva’s work combines balance, clearness, fluidity and tactility. She uses a variety of clays ranging from the refined to the coarse – from porcelain to crank.