A device that holds one or more candles in place. They are also known as candlesticks (for one candle) or candelabra (for multiple candles). They can be simple or highly ornate, and they can be made of various materials, from wood to brass to silver. A subtype of candlestick is chamberstick, a short candlestick with a large pan to catch wax and handle, that is used in carrying a candle to the bedroom.
The chandelier originated as a large candlestand designed to be suspended from a ceiling.
The menorah is a candlestand with particular religious significance.