In Scandanavian folklore, nisse—household sprites— are responsible for the protection of homes. All they ask in return is respect and a bowl of porridge on Christmas Eve. A cheery holiday decoration. As the heat from the flame hits the metal blades of the fan, the nisse merrily spin. 6 ½" high. Made in Sweden. Use tea light only; included.
  • Metal holder, figures, and fan
  • Heating rising from the flame powers the blades on the fan so the figures spin
  • Not a chime
  • 6 ½" high
  • Tea light included
  • Use tea lights only—no votives or other candles
  • Made in Sweden


3 Stars

hoover from MI on 12/23/2013 2:54:00 PM wrote:

Does not spin anywhere near as fast as my old one. The little guys are cute.

Nice Scandinavian decoration

5 Stars

Shopper from CA on 12/17/2013 4:22:00 PM wrote:

Like other reviewers said, it's smaller than it looks but I really like the Scandinavian look and feel of it and it's fun to watching spinning.

A big hit

4 Stars

eprairiecat from MN on 12/17/2013 1:54:00 PM wrote:

I bought one for both me and my daughter-in-law. I had mine out when she was here and she loved it even before I lighted it. So I gave her hers early. She was thrilled.

Claus spinning tea light

5 Stars

from on 12/17/2013 9:15:00 AM wrote:

Cute, new look to an old favorite angel spinning candle decoration. I bought them for gifts.


3 Stars

Darlene from SD on 12/11/2013 12:07:00 PM wrote:

This is a cute little decoration but very fragile. You need small hands to put it together. Doesn't spin as fast as I thought it would, and much smaller than I thought. A bit too expensive.

spinning nisse tea light hodler

5 Stars

Leslie Gale from AK on 12/10/2013 5:44:00 PM wrote:

Just looking at this little Christmas item makes me happy. I just love it. It is very delicate and doesn't like to be moved around.

Spinning Nisse Tea Light

3 Stars

Dinah Abbott from MD on 12/9/2013 12:35:00 PM wrote:

It is much smaller than I expected Cute, but teeny..

Poor quality-trying to return for a refund.

1 Star

Darla Goudeau from IL on 12/2/2013 12:45:00 PM wrote:

UPS will not accept the return label provided.

It is imported, from China! Not very well made.

1 Star

Robert from TX on 11/25/2013 11:22:00 AM wrote:

Should say what country it is imported from.


2 Stars

Should have known from MA on 11/19/2013 3:19:00 PM wrote:

Although the Spnning Nisse Teal Light Holder is very cute, the description in the catalog was a bit deceiving. It said "From Sweden". Yes, it came from Sweden, but it was made in China. Because of that, I'll be keeping it for myself instead of giving it as a gift as planned.

Cute as can be

4 Stars

Beautiful Sunny SW FL from FL on 11/4/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

While the price is a little high and I expected it to be larger, I've gotten so much enjoyment out of this that I leave it where I can see it all year. I don't use it with a candle but let either the air, wind, or ceiling fan spin it. This year I bought three more for others I know who I think will appreciate the simple enjoyment of seeing Santa spin!

spinning nisse

5 Stars

from CA on 7/31/2013 4:16:00 PM wrote:


Spinning Nesse Tea Light Holder

4 Stars

A Grandmother from MA on 1/29/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

The Nisse tea light holder is entrancing, and I have purchased one for each of my grown children and their families. The small candle makes the Nisses spin very easily, and during the day, mine sits on the windowsill and spins slowly in the sunlight (or perhaps it is the drafty window!!). My only disappointment (hence the 4 instead of a 5) is the small size (6 1/2"), and lack of the bells found on the angel chimes.

childhood remembered

5 Stars

MARY YOUNG from MD on 1/21/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Though a little smaller than I expected, this charming little holiday whimsy brought back memories of my childhood. It will be a part of our holiday decor for years to come!

It's Precious, But fragile

3 Stars

from GA on 1/8/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

This is a really cute Christmas item and works well -- however, we were disappointed to find there are no "tinkling chimes" and the little figures are quite fragile and easy to bend. Buy with that knowledge and you'll be pleased.

5 Stars

from NJ on 1/8/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I just love this item. It's delicate and you have to be careful not to bend the pieces while putting it together, but it's really great.

candle nisse

5 Stars

from on 1/2/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

It was exactly what it had appeared to be and my grandchildren loved it. i

spinning nisse tea light holder

5 Stars

Carrie from ME on 1/2/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

adorable table decoration. spins wonderfully and adds cheer.

5 Stars

Courtney from DC on 1/2/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I love this, even the small size. Bought 2, and they are perfect as part of my Christmas table centerpiece. If they were larger, they'd be "too much." Message for Chef Andy, who said his didn't spin: You need to be sure the pole is turned the right way. Mine didn't spin either till I realized that, and then they turned perfectly, for hours on one tealight candle.

Nisee Tea Light Holder

5 Stars

from VT from VT on 1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

A cute German variation for the Swedish candle holder I have that spins around. Compact for the person who does not want clutter. Safer than traditional candles. Worth the price despite being very small.

Spinning Santa tea light

5 Stars

Kiwi Kid from CA on 12/28/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I love this because it reminds me of the shapes we saw in Alaska on the light posts and in Quebec that were hanging over the streets.

mixed bag

4 Stars

bets from MA on 12/28/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I like the tea light holder, but was very disappointed when I opened the box and read "made in China". The catalog said "made in Sweden" and that was the main reason I ordered it.

Should've read the dimensions

2 Stars

Deb from CO on 12/26/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Got as a gift for my daughter, and it's really small and kind of shabbily made for the price.

Christmas for a friend

5 Stars

EJ from FL on 12/26/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

My friend told me that its just what she wanted and it works perfectly.

so sweet

5 Stars

from ME on 12/21/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

perfect, feels like Sweden when the Tomtens turn, turn, turn


4 Stars

LAN from MO on 12/18/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Very cute but much smaller than I expected (I should have read the specs more closely). But quite charming!

tiny little santas

3 Stars

from on 12/17/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I should have read the specifics about this - it is really tiny and fragile. Other than that, I like it.

Spinning Tea Light Holder

4 Stars

Maureen Harvey from OK on 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I bought this to go in my Santa collection. I didn't realize it's so dinky. I haven't lit it yet, but I'm looking forward to seeing it spin. It's a nice quality, well made, little jewel.

Unique and cute!

5 Stars

Santa Fan from WA on 12/7/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

This is very cute and unlike others. It works perfectly, my grandchildren were enchanted. It is important to follow the directions that are included so that it works correctly.

Works perfect!

5 Stars

Dick Koch from SD on 12/6/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Wow! I gave this to my daughter for her first apartment. Half an hour later she sent me a video of it spinning around. Very cute and she loves it.

Unique Item

5 Stars

Nope from NJ on 11/28/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I really liked the cute, unique item and it was a great price too! I bought 3 and gave them as gifts!

Doesn't Work

2 Stars

Chef Andy from KS on 11/21/2011 9:50:00 AM wrote:

I like the idea... As a matter of fact I have a large, spinning angels, one that works with four candles. So, I was a bit skeptical about this working with a single tea light. Well, I hate to say this, but it doesn't spin... It just sits there. Pity. I've tried different tea lights; even tried to raise the tea light up closer to the fan... nothing.

Spinning Nisse Tea Light Holder

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