Red Metal Minerals and U. P. Candle Company are locaated in the Gitche Gumee Landing Gift Shop, Ontonagon, in the Upper Peninsula of
Michigan. We offer highly-scented candles, unusual rock and
mineral candle holders, a wide variety of rock and mineral
specimens, jewelry set with
semi-precious stones, and a nice selection of gift items.
The Candle Company offers over 40 fragrances of
highly-scented candles, votives, and tea lights that fit
into our rock and mineral candle holders, soapstone boxes,
ceramic crocks, or they can be purchased separately to use
in your own candle holders.
Our brightly colored tea lights in our wide variety of
scents can be arranged individually or in groups to create
visual moods and aromas ranging as far as the imagination
will allow. These long-burning highly-scented candles are
all made in Michigan at the U.P. Candle Company.
We offer the following
scents in our votives, tea lights, and Ceramic Crock
Angel Wings, Angel's Kiss, Apples n Oak, Balsam, Banana Nut Bread, Blueberry
Cobbler, Cappucino Brule, Christmas in Michigan, Christmas
Oatmeal Cookie, Christmas Splendor, Cinnamon, Coconut,
Cranberry Sauce, Cucumber Melon, Dreamsicle, Freesia,
French Vanilla, Chocolate Fudge, Gingerbread, Great Lakes
Mist, Honeysuckle, Hot Apple Pie, Hyacinth, Lake Superior Breeze, Lemon
Meringue, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Michigan Apples,
Michigan Breeze, Michigan Meadows, Mulberry, Northland
Breeze, Papaya Mango, Peach, Pine, Plumeria, Pumpkin Pie, Sage n Citrus,
Spearmint, Strawberry Jam, Thimbleberry,
Walk in the Woods, Warm Hazelnut, and Winds of Superior.
We offer Ceramic Crocks, Soapstone Boxes with Mother
of Pearl inlay, and Mineral Candle holders made from
polished and rough rocks. All holders are designed to hold
our votive or tea light candles and are packaged with the
appropriate candle in your choice of scents.
These long-burning candles come in your
choice of our fragrances.
Each candle comes gift wrapped in a gold striped
Small crock with a 6 oz candle for
Medium crock with a 12 oz candle for
Large crock with 20 oz candle with 3 wicks
Holders made from Polished and Rough
Our polished Rock Candle Holders have been
drilled to fit our scented votive or tea light
candles giving a warm friendly glow by accenting
the beauty of the natural structure of the stone.
You can choose any of our fragrances for your rock
We offer the following Mineral Candle
Brazilian agate: upright shape
Brazilian agate: flat shape
Prices range from $15.00 to $30.00 for
the candle holder and a package of
with Mother of Pearl Inlay on the Lid of the
Each lid is hand-carved and is
unique. Boxes come in 4 shapes: oval, round, heart,
or a rectangle.
We offer 3 sizes of each box. Some medium and all
large boxes can be used to burn tea
We offer 3 sizes of each box.
Some medium and all large boxes can be used to burn
Small Box: 1" x 1.5"
Medium Box: 2" x 3"
Large Box: 2" x 4"
Tea Lights & Votive Candles come in over 40 scents
and are brightly colored.
Set of 4 Tea Lights: $2.50
Votive Candles: $4.25 for a package of 4 candles
All orders are plus a shipping and handling
These highly-scented candles and candle holders can be
purchased by phone at 906-884-6797,
or on online on our main web site at www.upcandle.net
Contact us and we will get your candles out to you within 3-5
We featured are wall hangings, vases and bowls made from Onyx and
copper items, and local souvenirs including
Children's t-shirts, books, and gifts
Red Metal Minerals, located at the Gitche Gumee
Landing Gift Shop, carries a large variety of copper,
datolite, local specimens, and minerals from around
the world in the gift shop. Included are many unusual gift items such as agate slabs and bookends of all sorts. Spectacular mineral specimens for the serious collector and anyone who enjoys the beauty Mother Nature as well as unusual gift items such as
Onyx Chess Sets, Amethyst Cathedrals, Agate Slabs,
Bookends of many varieties, and a selection of books written on the history and geology of copper mining in the Keweenaw Peninsula, listed below.
Books available at Red Metal
All books are plus shipping charges.
To place an order phone: 906-884-6618 or E-mail:
A Guide to Michigan's
Historic Keweenaw Copper District by Lawrence Molloy.
This updated version of Copper Country Road
Trips is filled with Photographs, Maps, and Tours of the Keweenaw . . . Past and Present. Enjoy Keweenaw History from the comfort of your car.
Price: $24.00 + Shipping
- Keweenaw Copper: Geology and History by Theodore
J. Bornhorst & Larry D. Lankton
Price: $14.00 + Shipping
- Self-guided Geological Field Trip to the Keweenaw
by Theodore J. Bornhorst & William I. Rose.
$30.00 + Shipping
- A Visitor's Guide to the Historic Quincy Mine by
Lawrence J. Malloy.
Price $10.00 + Shipping
To order phone: 906-884-6618 or E-Mail Richard Whiteman at: email@example.com for more information on purchasing rock and mineral specimens, and the books published by Great Lakes GeoScience Press. Many different types and sizes of specimens and ores, such as the ones pictured at the top of the page, are available from Red Metal Minerals.
Visit the Gitche Gumee Landing Gift Shop and Red Metal
Minerals in Ontonagon.
Located where Ontonagon Street ends at the Ontonagon River
shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Gitche Gumee Landing Gift Shop
Home of Red Metal Minerals
and U. P. Candle Company
202 Ontonagon Street
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Summer Hours of operation - Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6
Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm, (July and August)
Call for non-summer hours.
For additional information and online purchase of
visit our web site at: www.upcandle.net
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