Upgrade your candle game with these two modern-day artisans; handcrafted jeweller John Hardy and Brooklyn-based fragrance design studio Joya. The New York duo have joined forces to craft a candle which encapsulates the sights, scents, and wonder of the uplands of Bali.

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The scent is a unique concoction of tuberose, jasmine petals, and frangipani alongside sweet incense and sandalwood in a freshwater accord. The candle is house in a handcrafted, reclaimed clay vessel and detailed to recreate John Hardy’s signature Palu technique. Its organic contrast- black porcelain against white wax, smooth edges punctuated with undulating pattern is certain to look handsome in any space.

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Shaped by hand from start to finish, the recycled porcelain clay is rolled, flattened, and artfully textured using a sewing needle to honour John Hardy’s hammered textures. The prototype is then hand-cast in plaster and silicone to allow for relative uniformity in production. Still, each piece bears slight differences and original marks-of-the-artists. The finishing touch: 22-karat liquid gold is hand-painted around the rim. Once the candle dims to an end, it can be repurposed as a jewellery bowl.

John Hardy x Joya Sedap Malam Scented Candle, $90 at johnhardy.com, John Hardy boutiques, and joyastudio.com