Collecting sunshine sounds like something a Bond villain might do on his day off, but it's actually something the charming little Sun Jar does every day. That's because this traditional-looking frosted glass container houses a solar cell, battery and LED lights.
The idea is to leave the Sun Jar near a window or under some decent artificial light so that it can collect energy throughout the day. Then when darkness falls it provides a warm, ambient glow. Clever eh?
It's not magic, it's machine!
This ingenious marriage of modern technology and good old-fashioned styling has been created by hot avant-garde designer Tobi Wong, and we reckon it's a classic in the making. After all, up-to-the-minute styling is fine and dandy, but sometimes it's nice to stare at something that doesn't look like it's fallen off the back of the Starship Enterprise. Besides, messing about with jars and candles is a right rigmarole.
You won't be able to take your eyes off it
The enchanting Sun Jar is ideal for adding a magical touch to your evening soirees. But don't just buy the one (well, do) because Sun Jars look even better in clusters. Here at Firebox HQ we've dotted the entire office with these eco-friendly gizmos. Come nightfall you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled upon an enchanted grotto. Or a weird pagan ceremony.
If sunlight's not your thing, how about a jar that gives off an enchanting blue glow? It's easy with the Moon Jar. This traditional-looking frosted glass container is exactly the same as its sunny sibling only the LEDs inside are blue. Ideal for adding a magical nocturnal glow to any scenario, the atmospheric Moon Jar is out of this world.
Ideal for tightwads who hate forking out on batteries/leccy bills, and (sun) spot-on for the ecologists amongst you, the Sun Jar has countless uses around the home. And because it lacks the dazzling gleam of an electric light, it's perfect as a gentle bedside lamp or a mood light at parties.
Apart from catching fireflies and bunging them in jam jars, we can think of no better way to add a touch of glowing charm to your home. So get ordering; if you're anything like us, you could do with a few jars.
While Sun Jars do make excellent outdoor lighting during the evenings, it is recommended that when not in use they should be stored indoors on a sunny window sill.
For best results, please leave the Sun Jar switched off whilst charging. Simply switch it to the on position when you would like it to glow. This conserves battery life and will leave it to illuminate when you need it to.
Approximately 10cm(W) x 16cm(H) x 10cm(D)
Full charge takes 3 hours and gives 5 hours of continuous glow.