This beautiful wax candle is elegant and safe to use for the entire family.The flameless LED flame lights up in the center of the candle, allowing the seashells and starfish, molded in the wax, to glow and accentuate the shells and starfish. The pillar candle requires two D batteries, not included, and you can activate your candle from three activation positions, OFF, 4 hours and 8 hours. When in the OFF position, your candle will remain inactive.It will not create any harmful smoke, residue or messy melted wax build up and will provide you years of beautiful glowing. Great as a centerpiece with additional shells, or standing by itself and can be used in any room in your home. They are great for indoor or outdoor use.Base and seashells around bottom of candle not included. This item ships in 3-4 days.