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Sisters Nicole Stotesbery Duncan and Laura Stotesbery Martin work side by side in their family business dedicated to the craftsmanship of candle making. They hand pour each artisan candle to ensure quality, and are innovative in design and custom projects for individuals and businesses.

Nicole Stotesbery Duncan
With a diverse background in psychology, marketing, and sales, Nicole has always been drawn to innovative and unique projects. More importantly, Nicole has been a part of her family's businesses for over 15 years. After working alongside her parents to establish Napa Valley based winery Ladera Vineyards, evolving to MV Candleworks was a natural progression to utilize her talents and ignite passion for this creative and ancient craft. Nicole is the mother of two children who were born and raised in California. She is an animal lover and an avid runner who you will often find paddle boarding on the San Francisco Bay. Feel free to contact her at [email protected]

Laura Stotesbery Martin

Contact our studio
37 Commercial Blvd, Ste 108
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 380-8355 (phone)
(415) 380-8346 (fax)

Visiting the studio is by appointment only Monday-Friday. Please arrange in advance a time to pick-up your candles.

All orders are processed with ground shipping unless otherwise selected to be expedited. If you are shipping a gift, we are happy to include a personalized note.

We will accept returns upon receiving your products without any damage or having been lit. We reserve the right to determine if products have been damaged, and unfortunately will not provide credit in those cases. Please email us if you are returning a product.