Turn the head of the lotus and this candle holder or incense burner will open. The feet of the holder is in the shape of a turtle.
The lotus candle holder is made by craftsmen from the Newari people from Patan. Patan is an old city located in the Kathmandu-valley, Nepal. The Newari are well know for their excellent craftsmanship; in old books they are called ‘the kings of the bronzes'.