Sedef Mum


50 Irmak Cad., Dolapdere,


Located in the Beyoğlu district, this artisan shop sells handmade candles in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Translating to “pearl candle,” Sedef Mum uses patented production methods and European candle-making traditions to ensure quality, one-of-a-kind products. The inventory ranges from simple candlesticks and flower-shaped votives to intricate candles in the shape of religious landmarks, such as Hagia Sophia, and mythological figures like Hermes and Medusa. Some candles are also covered in photographs or prints of famous paintings.