Modern Wall Sconces Candle

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Wall sconces serve two main purposes: to illuminate and to save space. They owe their existence to the pre-modern age when fixtures like these were used to hold candles and torches. And although they’ve now become wildly popular in their hardwired state, candle wall sconces can bring warmth to almost any room in a way that's different from the lighting effect created with electric lights. Hanging candle wall sconces with pictures is a great decorating accent because they can easily fit into narrow and out-of-the-way places and provide an attractive glow of light. 

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Tall Glass Modern Candle Sconce
Belovs Tall Glass Wall Sconce
Belovs Tall Glass Wall Sconce
Belovs Tall Glass Wall Sconce

Tall Glass Modern Candle Sconce

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All this modern candle wall sconce needs is for you to drop in your favorite 2” wide flameless pillar candle. A keyhole bracket is hidden on the back side of the top metal bar. The sconce measures 7.75” wide by 23.75” high and weighs 5.5 lbs without the candle. 

Designer Advice:

This candle wall sconce's long and linear shape gives it a modern touch. Combining metal, wood and glass, the straight lines of the black frame make an interesting counterpoint to the round glass candle cover. The blown glass may have some inherent natural imperfections as part of its design feature. This hurricane glass sleeve doesn’t have a bottom, so it can’t be used as a vase.

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Silver Candle Wall Sconce
22" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
22" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
22" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
22" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce

Silver Candle Wall Sconce

Etta Avenue™

This candle wall sconce is cast from silver-tone stainless steel and stands 22'' high and 8'' wide. It protrudes 6.75'' from the wall, so make sure not to place it where it may interfere with passing traffic. The clear cylindrical glass shade fits a three-inch candle (sold separately). 

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With all right angles and an open fretwork design, this modern wall sconce has a clean-lined look and a polished appeal. Place one of these on either side of your framed bathroom mirror to add more interest to the wall. Choose scented candles for an additional sensory experience as you light the candles and climb into a hot bath to ease away the day’s cares.

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Mirrored Wall Sconces for Candles
31" Glass and Metal Wall Sconce
31" Glass and Metal Wall Sconce
31" Glass and Metal Wall Sconce
31" Glass and Metal Wall Sconce
31" Glass and Metal Wall Sconce

Mirrored Wall Sconces for Candles

Rosdorf Park

Modern and glamorous, this wall sconce is designed to hold a three-inch tall pillar candle. The sconce is 31” tall and weighs 10 lbs. It comes with two D-rings for hanging, and it is recommended you use both to distribute the weight of the sconce.

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Add a punch of glam to any room with this mirrored wall sconce. Stacked beveled mirrored circles give this piece its distinctive look while hanging crystal accents add even more glitz. If that’s too much glitz for you, the crystals are detachable. The style and design of this candle sconce would also look on point in a bathroom and can even be hung with heavy-duty double-sided tape directly onto a mirrored wall above the vanity.

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Set of Two Modern Candle Sconces
2 Piece Metal Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Metal Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Metal Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Metal Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Metal Wall Sconce Set

Set of Two Modern Candle Sconces

Latitude Run®

Made of a black metal frame with a delicate protruding arm and base that holds a small votive or tealight candle. Arrives fully assembled and ready to hang right out of the box with a pre-installed wall hook included for easy installation.

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Brighten up your space with this chunky and sturdy set of two modern candle sconces. The contemporary black metal design is graphic and makes a statement when paired with a white candle and mounted against a white wall. Weighing just 1lb, these lightweight candle sconces can be attached to wall tile or other wall surfaces than simply drywall.

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Art Deco Candle Wall Sconces
13.1" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
13.1" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
13.1" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
13.1" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce
13.1" Stainless Steel Wall Sconce

Art Deco Candle Wall Sconces

Etta Avenue™

This set of two candle wall sconces is machine-made from stainless steel with a gleaming metallic gold finish. Each sconce is 13” tall by 5” wide and weighs 1.22 lbs. Clean by wiping with a dry cloth. A discreet sawtooth hanger is provided for easy hanging.

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This 13" wide wall sconce features open geometric designs for the right amount of Art Deco style in your living room or bedroom. A series of square and rectangular designs intersect and overlap each another and creates a delicate and layered look. The cupped candle holders are intended to hold flameless or LED candles. Choose a flameless that automatically shines at night to turn this into an elegant nightlight!

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Modern Wall Candle Holders
Metal/Glass Wall Sconce

Modern Wall Candle Holders

Orren Ellis

This set of two modern wall candle holders is made from a black metal frame with glass holders included for the candles (sold separately). Each candle sconce stands 15'' tall by four inches wide and sits five inches proud of the wall. Comes with a drywall anchor.

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Gold Candle Wall Sconce
24" Wood Wall Sconce
24" Wood Wall Sconce
24" Wood Wall Sconce
24" Wood Wall Sconce
24" Wood Wall Sconce

Gold Candle Wall Sconce

Etta Avenue™

A different take on modern, this candle wall sconce is designed with curves that showcase a sleek metallic gold finish. This sconce has a tapered circular base that accommodates a three-inch wide pillar candle. D-ring hooks on the back make for easy hanging.

$61.99 $67

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Iron Modern Wall Sconce
2 Piece Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Wall Sconce Set
2 Piece Wall Sconce Set

Iron Modern Wall Sconce

Gracie Oaks

Crafted from iron, this set of two modern wall sconces is both clean-lined and rectangular, setting off the glass cylinder candle holder. The glass insert can be removed for cleaning. Each sconce can accommodate a three-inch wide pillar candle that is up to 11” tall. 

$27 $57.99

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Buying Guide

The best type of candles for modern wall sconce candles depends on what kind of décor and vibe you want to reinforce.

For example, you could use real candles (either shorter votive candles or thinner but longer tapered candles depending on the size of your wall sconce) if you wish to maintain some cozier and warmer vibes or even an elegant and sophisticated effect.

Alternatively, fake candles are a much more practical and safer option, especially if you have young kids running around. In that case, just choose modern wall sconce candles that match your room’s palette and existing finish as well as your décor style.

When considering the wall sconce style for your modern interior, you'll need to contemplate styles with a minimalist design and uncluttered contemporary appeal to add cohesion to your current home. Therefore, contemporary sconces with a simple design that focuses more on function than ornamentation are recommended.

Pieces with chrome finishes, clean-cut and sturdy metal designs with a focus on modern wall sconce candles will lend an understated look to your modern interior.  Alternatively, porcelain sconces are a great way to add unique feminine charm to the room while still keeping in line with an ultra-modern and chic interior.

Wall sconces candles are safe provided you use them correctly. As is the case with any candle, you'll need to minimize the risk of fire and injury while using them. So in order to avoid accidents, use the proper hardware that's usually provided when mounting the sconce to the wall.

Larger or heavier modern wall sconces candle should be mounted on wall studs to create additional stability and security. In order to avoid drips and uneven candle burning, your wall sconces should be mounted evenly and should never be mounted underneath overhangs or close to any type of flammable materials such as curtains.

Additionally, use the right size candles in your wall sconces to avoid too much weight on them and never leave a burning candle unattended.

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Modern wall-mounted sconces with candle holders. Their solid frame is finished in neutral black color, so these sconces perfectly match different interior stylizations. The frame offers a modern grid stylization.

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Simple metallic wall sconce with linearly arranged ring designs. The wall sconce has a protruding surface for holding candles. The frame of the wall sconce is coated in shiny silver paint. This Item illuminates the surrounding areas with a traditional candle flame.

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Modern wall sconce candle designed to deliver superb accent value for your walls. The sconce is super minimalist too and comes with a sturdy metal design for long-lasting service. You also get beautiful detailing and craftsmanship all round.

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