You are not mistaken: those are real natural candles. It doesn't mean though that you necessarily have to use them, because electric light sources are also available. But nothing can beat that very special atmosphere when the candles burn. Don't refuse yourself a pleasure.
Empire, Chandelier Nobel.
Main stamped ring with pattern. Array of octagons. Almonds on sprouts.
Ideal places for this lamp: dining room, living room, over the dining table.