Here at Alchemy & Thistle we create our range of quirky, science inspired gifts and artisan laboratory glassware candles in our small studio based in Inverness, in the Highlands of Scotland.
With our backgrounds in science, (Melanie trained as a forensic chemist, Stuart as a psychiatric nurse), Alchemy & Thistle was formed from an appreciation for all things scientific and our love of designing and creating. Our logo represents a combination of an organic chemistry hexagon and the thistle, the national emblem for Scotland.
Our artisan candles are formulated in small batches by combining natural soy wax with fine fragrance oils, before being carefully hand poured into laboratory glassware. Soy wax is a completely natural product; it is a renewable, sustainable material, bio-degradable and non-toxic. Soy wax candles burn slower, cleaner and more evenly, giving you a beautiful and long-lasting product to enjoy. Our etched laboratory ware is created by carefully producing a vinyl stencil followed by meticulously etching by hand.
We are busy working away on a new product range, which we can’t wait to share with you.
We love creating bespoke customer orders too, so if you have an idea in mind, please get in touch via the 'ask the seller a question' button.