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Come home to the smell of freshly mown grass

Grassclippings - Grass CandlesA British candle-maker has created the ultimate homage to her local football club, Newcastle United: a handmade scented candle that smells just like their playing pitch at St James' Park.

Ruth Herling, artist and founder of Candela Candles, intended to create a product that would give off the smell of freshly-mown playing field grass.



The 39-year-old from Gosforth, Northumberland, has named it The Geordie and hopes it will remind Northerners who have fled their hometown of the city's best bits.

The Geordie Candle is black and white and has a fresh and dewy fragrance. The candle is already so popular it is one of her fastest-sellers, Herling told Sky.

The black and white candle with the smell of newly mown turf has become so popular it is among the fastest-selling of her range of luxury candles.

Describing the £9.95 candle - which is 'dedicated to Geordie Land' - the company says: 'Pure vegetable wax, combined with an exclusive blend of exquisite fragrances to create a luxuriously perfumed, scented candle.

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