Title:
Star-dishes make offerings for Asians
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
This invention includes nine star-dishes substantially for making offerings to the deities of planet-stars according to nine most important planets influencing the horoscope and the life of an individual during his or her lifetime. Each star dish comprises a dish made of aluminum or metal having same parts and pluralities of candleholder or candle tubes are disposed as the planet-star figuration it represented. This invention also includes an artistic star-dish box to contain and conserve above the star-dishes.



Inventors:
Dang, John Van (Westminster, CA, US)
Application Number:
11/044378
Publication Date:
07/27/2006
Filing Date:
01/27/2005
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A45C11/00
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Primary Examiner:
BUI, LUAN KIM
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DIEU-MY KHOA NGUYEN (SAN JOSE, CA, US)
Claims:
I claimed:

1. A star-dish comprising: a dish make of aluminum or metal including an inside surface, and outside surface and a peripheral edge, the whole said peripheral edge is covered with a cover for substantially decorating said dish somewhat artistic; pluralities of candleholders are attached and extend upward from a dish surface of said inside surface, each said candleholder made of same material as said dish comprising a top holder, a bottom holder, an outer surface, an opening part and an opening holder, said opening part is opened part of said outer surface and preferred rightly disposed of said candleholder; said bottom holder has a left non-solder and a right non-solder adjacent to said opening part, said bottom holders are soldered on said dish surface except said left non-solder and said right non-solder when said candleholders are attached to said dish surface; said outer surface has a left-adjust and a right-adjust that are areas of said outer surface adjacent to said opening part and said left non-solder and said right non-solder; said left-adjusts and said right-adjusts of said candleholders are adjusted when users want to use for smaller candles, said left-adjusts are moved counterclockwise through said opening parts toward on said right-adjusts or said right-adjusts are moved clockwise through said opening parts toward on said left-adjusts, said left non-solders and said right non-solders are pulled out when users want to use for bigger candles.

2. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which nine said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Rahuu planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 5.

3. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which five said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Saturn planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 6.

4. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which seven said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Mercury planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 7.

5. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which eight said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Venus planet-star figuration illustrated FIG. 8.

6. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which twelve said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged attached as Sun planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 9.

7. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which fifteen said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Ketu planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 10.

8. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which twenty-one said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached Mars planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 11.

9. A star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which seven said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Moon planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 12.

10. star-dish accordance with claim 1 in which twenty said candleholders of said star-dish are arranged and attached as Jupiter planet-star figuration illustrated in FIG. 13.

11. A star-dish box comprising: a box made of wood including an inside box, an outside box and a box cap, said outside box has a front surface, a back surface, a left surface, a right surface, a bottom surface, a box top-edge and a box bottom-edge, said box bottom-edge has four bottom corners, said inside box has an inside left-surface and an inside right-surface; said box bottom-edge and surfaces of said outside box adjacent alongside to said box bottom-edge are covered with a border in gold color, said box bottom-edge is centrally disposed in said border's width, half of said border's width is stuck through four surfaces of said outside box above and adjacent to said box bottom-edge, half of said border's width is stuck through four surfaces of said bottom surface adjacent to said box bottom-edge; there are four legs in gold color are attached downward from said bottom surface and each of said legs is near by said bottom corner; a corner angle that is right angle and regular pyramid made of metal includes three inside triangles, three outside triangles, each of four said bottom corners is covered with said corner angle in which three said inside triangles are attached on three surfaces of said outside box adjacent to said bottom corner; said box cap comprises an outside cap, an inside cap and a cap edge, said outside cap has a top cap, a front cap, a back cap, a left cap, a right cap and a top-cap edge, said inside cap has an inside left-cap and an inside right-cap, said top-cap edge and four surfaces of said outside cap adjacent alongside to said top-cap edge are covered with said border, said top-cap edge is centrally disposed in said border's width, half of said border's width is stuck through four surface of said outside cap adjacent to said top-cap edge, half of said border's width is stuck to sap top cap adjacent layer of said border stuck at said top cap adjacent to said top-cap edge; the height from said top-cap edge to said cap edge is bigger than the height of said corner about 2 mm, said top-cap edge has four top corner and each of said top corners is covered and attached with said corner in which three said inside triangle are attached on three surfaces of said outside cap adjacent to said top corner; two hinges are screwed for keeping said box cap tightly when said box closes or opens, said hinge comprises two flat parts and a center part, each of said flat parts has two hinge holes, two said hinges are attached between a back top-edge of said box top-edge and a back cap-edge of said cap edge, said center part is positioned in the gap between said said back cap-edge and said back top-edge when said hinge is attached, two screws are screwed tightly into two said hinge holes through said cap bottom-surface and two said screws are screwed tightly into two said hinge holes through said back top-edge, said box cap-edge is positioned on said box top-edge when said box is closed; two holders are used on the left and right of said box for avoiding said box cap move broadly to the back, said holder has two holes and two flats, two flats can move up or down for closing or opening said box, one holder is attached by screwing tightly a middle screw into said hole through said inside left-cap and screwing said middle screw into said hole through said inside left-surface, other said holder is attached by screwing said middle screw into said hole through said inside right-surface; it is optional to clock said box with a lock when said box is closed, said lock comprises a top lock and a bottom lock, said top lock has a lock piece and two lock holes, and said bottom lock has a lock point and two said lock holes, said top lock is centrally attached on a of said front cap adjacent to said cap edge, and said bottom lock is centrally attached on said front surface near by said box top-edge and along said top lock, said two screws are screwed tightly into said two lock holes of said top lock through said front cap and two other said screws are screwed tightly into said two lock holes of said bottom lock through said front surface adjacent to said box top-edge, said lock piece is pushed into said lock point for locking said box, said lock piece is pulled out from said lock point for unlocking said box, a small lantern is attached to said front surface under and adjacent to said bottom lock.

12. A second star-dish comprising: a second dish that is oval or rectangular in shape and is made of aluminum or metal includes a dish inside, a dish outside and a dish edge, said dish outside has an outside edge and an outside bottom, said dish inside has an inside bottom and an inside edge, a bend is created by bending said inside edge adjacent to said dish edge and said dish edge outward until said dish edge positions on said outside edge; said inside bottom is drilled with pluralities of candle holes and leaky holes that are round in shapes and are opened through said outside bottom, said candle hole has a hole edge, a candle tube made of same material likely said second dish comprises a top tube, a bottom tube, an inside tube and an outside tube, said candle tube is opened from said top tube through said bottom tube; said inside tube fits exactly sort of candle which users usually use for making offerings, said candle tube is put into said candle hole through said outside bottom and extends downward from said outside bottom in which half of said outside tube positions at said hole edge and said top tube positions above said inside bottom, three leaky holes are drilled and form as a triangle around said candle hole.

13. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which nine said candle holes and said twenty seven leaky holes are drilled and disposed as first combination illustration in FIG. 25 and said nine candle tubes are put into nine said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

14. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which five said candle holes and said fifteen seven leaky holes are drilled and disposed as second combination illustration in FIG. 26 and said five candle tubes are put into five said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

15. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which seven said candle holes and said twenty one leaky holes are drilled and disposed as third combination illustration FIG. 27 and said seven candle tubes are put into seven said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

16. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which eight said candle holes and said twenty four leaky holes are drilled and disposed as four combination illustration in FIG. 28 and said eight candle tubes are put into eight said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

17. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which twelve said candle holes and said thirty six leaky holes are drilled and disposed as fifth combination illustration in FIG. 29 and said twelve candle tubes are put into twelve said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

18. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which fifteen said candle holes and said forty five leaky holes are drilled and disposed as sixth combination illustration in FIG. 30 and said fifteen candle tubes are put into fifteen said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

19. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which twenty one said candle holes and said sixty three six leaky holes are drilled and disposed as seventh combination illustration in FIG. 31 and said twenty one candle tubes are put into twenty one said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

20. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which seven said candle holes and said twenty one leaky holes are drilled and disposed as eighth combination illustration in FIG. 32 and said seven candle tubes are put into seven said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

21. A second star-dish accordance with claim 12 in which twenty said candle holes and said sixty leaky holes are drilled and disposed as ninth combination illustration in FIG. 33 and said twenty candle tubes are put into twenty said candle holes through said outside bottom extending downward from said outside bottom.

22. A under dish comprising: An other dish that is oval or rectangular in shape and is made of same material like said second star-dishes, said other dish generally comprise and inside under-dish, an outside under-dish and an under-dish edge, said inside under-dish has an inside under-edge and an inside under-bottom, the height of said other dish is three times of the height of said second star-dish, the circumference of said outside bottom of said second star-dish is equal the circumference of said under-dish edge, said inside under-edge adjacent to said under-dish edge and said under-dish edge is bend straight outward and create a straight bend for holding said second star-dishes not to be overturned.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

1. Field of the invention

This invention relates to nine star-dishes for making offerings to the deities of planet-stars of Asians. Each star-dish comprises a dish made of aluminum having same parts and pluralities of candleholders attached upward from the star-dish's inside surface, but the number and arrangement of candleholders for each star-dish are disposed as the planet-star figuration it represented. This invention also includes an artistic star-dish box to contain and conserve these nine star-dishes.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

Object of this invention is to provide to users nine star-dishes in which each star-dish has readily had a different planet-star figuration symbolizing with the candleholders. When users want to make offerings to the deities of planet-stars, they put candles into the candleholders of the star-dish and light the candles until the candles have burnt themselves out. Therefore, users can save their time and effort in attaching the candles felt down repeatedly. In addition, users do not need to remember any planet-star figurations because they have readily had on the star-dishes.

Another object of this invention is to provide users nine star-dishes such that every month they can use these star-dishes for making offerings to the deities of planet-stars conveniently. As a result, they will have a happy, lucky and prosperous year and avoid bad luck happening to them according to Asians' traditional beliefs.

Still another object of this invention is to provide to users an artistic star-dish box to contain and conserve the nine stars-dishes. Furthermore, users can use the nine stars-dishes and the star-dish box during their lifetime and bequeath these products as invaluable gifts to their children, grandchildren and from generations to generations in the future.

This invention includes nine star-dishes in which each star-dish has same parts and pluralities of candleholder, but the number and arrangement of candleholders for each star-dish are disposed as the planet-star figuration it represented. Each star-dish comprises a dish made of aluminum having an inside surface, an outside surface and a peripheral edge. The whole peripheral edge is covered with a cover made of metal in gold color. Pluralities of candleholders are attached and extend upward from dish surface of inside surface on positions as the planet-star figuration defined. The candleholder comprises a top holder, a bottom holder, an outer surface, and an opening part. The bottom holder has a left non-solder and a right non-solder that are not soldered to the dish surface. The outer surface has a left-adjust and a right-adjust that are areas of the outer surface adjacent to the opening part and the left non-solder and the right non-solder. The left non-solders, the right non-solders, the left-adjusts and the right-adjusts are used for adjusting the candleholders in using the star-dishes with smaller or bigger candles.

This invention also includes a star-dish box for containing and conserving nine above star-dishes. The star-dish box generally comprises a box made of wood including an inside box, an outside box and a box cap. The outside box has a front surface, a back surface, a left surface, a right surface, a bottom surface, a box top-edge and a box bottom-edge. The inside box has a box open-edge. The box top-edge has two front top-corners, and the box bottom-edge has four bottom corners. The box bottom-edge and four surfaces of the outside box adjacent alongside to the box bottom-edge are covered with a border that is gold in color. The box top-edge, four surfaces of the outside box adjacent to the box top-edge and the box open-edge are also covered with the border. There are four legs in gold color are attached downward from the bottom surface. Each of the four bottom corners is covered with a corner angle that is right angle and regular pyramid made of metal. Each of the two front top-corners is also covered with the corner angle. The box cap comprises a cap top-surface, a cap bottom-surface and a cap edge. The cap edge has two front cap-corners. The cap edge, the cap top-surface and the cap bottom-surface adjacent to the cap edge are covered with the border. Each of the front cap-corners is covered with a cap angle that is made of same material as the corner angle having two triangles. Two hinges are screwed between back top-edge of the box top-edge and the cap bottom-surface adjacent to back cap-edge of the cap edge for keeping the box cap tightly. There are two hangers and an open part on the cap bottom-surface for keeping or taking out an instructive booklet. When the box is closed, it is optional to lock the box with a lock. The lock comprises a top lock and a bottom lock. The top lock is centrally attached on a front cap-edge of the cap edge, and the bottom lock is centrally attached on the front surface near by the box top-edge and along the top lock. A small lantern is attached to the front surface under and adjacent to the bottom lock. Three racks are attached to the inside box for keeping nine above star-dishes.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SEVERAL VIEWS OF THE DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of each of nine star-dishes comprising same parts and pluralities of candleholders according to this invention.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the candleholder section of the star-dish of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the candleholder section of the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which the candleholder section is adjusted for smaller candles.

FIG. 4 is a perspective view of the candleholder section of the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which the candleholder section is adjusted for bigger candles.

FIG. 5 is a perspective view of Rahuu star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which nine candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Rahuu planet-star figuration.

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of Saturn star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which five candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Saturn planet-star figuration.

FIG. 7 is a perspective view of Mercury star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which seven candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Mercury planet-star figuration.

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of Venus star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which eight candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Venus planet-star figuration.

FIG. 9 is a perspective view of Sun star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which twelve candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Sun planet-star figuration.

FIG. 10 is a perspective view of Ketu star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which fifteen candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Ketu planet-star figuration.

FIG. 11 is a perspective view of Mars star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which twenty-one candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Mars planet-star figuration.

FIG. 12 is a perspective view of Moon star-dish comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which seven candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Moon planet-star figuration.

FIG. 13 is a perspective view of Jupiter star-dish in comprising the star-dish of FIG. 1 in which twenty candleholder sections of the star-dish of FIG. 1 are arranged and attached as the Jupiter planet-star figuration.

FIG. 14 is first perspective view of star-dish box when the star-dish box is opened according to this invention.

FIG. 15 is second perspective view of star-dish box when the star-dish box is closed according to this invention.

FIG. 16 is a perspective view of the corner angle section of the star-dish box of FIG. 14, FIG. 15, FIG. 20 and FIG. 21.

FIG. 17 is a perspective view of the cap angle section of the star-dish box of FIG. 14 and FIG. 15.

FIG. 18 is a perspective view of the hinge section of the star-dish box of FIG. 14.

FIG. 19 is a perspective view of the lock section of the star-dish box of FIG. 14, FIG. 15.

FIG. 20 is the third perspective view of star-dish box when the star-dish box is closed and the star-dish box is seen in the back according to this invention.

FIG. 21 is a cross-sectional view of taken along the line 21-21 of FIG. 1 of this invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

Definitions

Terms appearing in these specifications, claims and abstract of the disclosure are used for their conventional meanings unless otherwise noted. Following definitions are herein offered to clarify the meanings intended for certain understanding of these terms.

The term “star-dish” denotes given name for each of nine claimed star-dishes readily disposed a planet-star figuration it represented. Nine star-dishes are disposed nine different planet-star figurations to represent for nine different planet-stars.

The term “make offerings” denotes peoples use items including the star-dishes, lighting candles, flowers, fruits, and etc. for offering to the deities of planet-stars and praying these deities to bless them.

The term “planet-stars” denotes nine most important planets that influence the horoscope and the life of an individual during his or her lifetime. According to Eastern ancient astrology, the destiny and traits of an individual are associated with the position of the nine planets on the date and place of birth. Each planet influences importance to the horoscope and the luck of an individual during one year, and a cycle of nine planets is nine years. These planets are: the Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, and the two shadowy planets, Ketu and Rahuu. Each of above planets is called a planet-star.

The term “the deity of planet-stars” denotes nine different deities in which each deity governs a separate planet-star. Traditionally, Asians believe that the deities of planet-stars control their lifetime and bring them good or bad luck.

The term “planet-star figuration” denotes a planet-star's geometrical symbol to symbolize one or more particular functions of the planet-star it represented. The planet-star figuration is formed in arranging pluralities of geometrical points to become a figuration likely the shorthand glyph representing the plane-star. There are nine different planet-star figurations based on nine different planet-stars.

The term “candleholders” denotes tubes that are made of aluminum as the star-dish and attached on the star-dishes' inside surface for holding candles. Each geometrical point of the planet-star figuration is replaced with a candleholder attached on the dish surface of the star-dish.

The term “star-dish box” denotes given name for the claimed star-dish box for containing and conserving these star-dishes according to this invention.

Detailed Description of the Invention

Now with reference to the drawings particularly to FIG. 1 to FIG. 21 thereof, nine claimed star-dishes and a claimed star-dish box in accordance with this invention will be embodied through following principles, concepts and detailed descriptions.

As illustration in FIG. 1 through FIG. 13, each of nine star-dishes 40 through 48 generally comprises a dish 50 made of aluminum including an inside surface 51, an outside surface 52 and a peripheral edge 54. The whole peripheral edge 54 is covered with a cover 57 made of metal in gold color for substantially decorating the dish 50 somewhat artistic and respectful.

Pluralities of candleholders 58 are attached to and extend upward from dish surface 55 of the inside surface 51 on different positions. Each candleholder 58 made of same material as the dish 50 comprises a top holder 59, a bottom holder 60, an outer surface 61, an opening part 62 and an opening holder 63. The opening part 62 is opened part of the outer surface 61 and preferred rightly disposed of the candleholder 58. The bottom holder 60 has a left non-solder 53 and a right non-solder 64 adjacent to the opening part 62 for adjusting the candleholder 58 in the case users want to use smaller or bigger candles. When the candleholder 58 is attached to the dish surface 55, the bottom holder 60 is soldered on the dish surface 55 except the left non-solder 53 and the right non-solder 64.

The outer surface 61 has a left-adjust 65 and a right-adjust 66 that are areas of the outer surface 61 adjacent to the opening part 62 and the left non-solder 53 and the right non-solder 64. When users want to use the star-dish 50 with smaller candles, they adjust the left-adjusts 65 or the right-adjusts 66 of candleholders 58. For each candleholder 58 in adjusting for smaller candles, the left-adjust 65 is moved counterclockwise through the opening part 62 toward on the right adjust 66 until fitting with the candle or the right adjust 66 is moved clockwise through the opening part 62 toward on the left adjust 65 until fitting with the candle (Illustration in FIG. 3). When users want to use the star-dishes 50 with bigger candles, they pull out the left non-solders 53 and the right non-solders 64 of candleholders 58 until fitting with the candles. (Illustration in FIG. 4)

Each planet-star has a planet-star figuration to symbolize one or more particular functions of the planet-star it represented. The planet-star figuration is formed in disposing pluralities of geometrical points to become a figuration likely the shorthand glyph representing the plane-star, and each geometrical point is replaced with the candleholder 58 attached on the dish surface 55 of the dish 50. Each of nine star-dishes 40 through 48 is represented and arranged as each of nine planet-star figurations 30 through 38. The star-dishes 40 through 48 and the planet-star figurations 30 through 38 have same names as the planet-stars they represented orderly such as: the Rahuu, Saturn, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Ketu, Mars, Moon and Jupiter.

Each of nine star-dishes 40 through 48 comprises a dish 50 in which the candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as each of the planet-star figurations 30 through 38 it represented.

A Rahuu star-dish 40 comprises the dish 50 in which the nine candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Rahuu planet-star figuration 30 defined.

A Sartun star-dish 41 comprises the dish 50 in which the five candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Saturn planet-star figuration 31 defined.

A Mercury star-dish 42 comprises the dish 50 in which the seven candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Mercury planet-star figuration 32 defined.

A Venus star-dish 43 comprises the dish 50 in which the eight candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Venus planet-star figuration 33 defined.

A Sun star-dish 44 comprises the dish 50 in which the twelve candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Sun planet-star figuration 44 defined.

A Ketu star-dish 45 comprises the dish 50 in which the fifteen candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Ketu planet-star figuration 35 defined.

A Mars star-dish 46 comprises the dish 50 in which the twenty-one candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Mars planet-star figuration 36 defined.

A Moon star-dish 47 comprises the dish 50 in which the seven candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Moon planet-star figuration 37 defined.

A Jupiter star-dish 48 is formed to comprise the dish 50 in which the twenty candleholders 58 are arranged and attached to the dish surface 55 of the dish 50 as the Jupiter planet-star figuration 38 defined.

As illustration in FIG. 14 through FIG. 21, a star-dish box 70 generally comprises a box 71 made of wood including an inside box 72, an outside box 73 and a box cap 74. The outside box 73 has a front surface 75, a back surface 76, a left surface 77, a right surface 78, a bottom surface 79, a box top-edge 80, and a box bottom-edge 81. The inside box 72 has a box open-edge 82 adjacent alongside to the box top-edge 80. The box open-edge 82 is shaved off a slice on the surface of it for avoiding gaps when the box 71 closes. The box top-edge 80 has two front top-corners 83, and the box bottom-edge 81 has four bottom corners 84.

The box bottom-edge 81 and surfaces of the outside box 73 adjacent alongside to the box bottom-edge 81 are covered with a border 85 in gold color. The box bottom-edge 81 is centrally disposed in the border 85's width; half of the border 85's width is stuck through four surfaces of the outside box 73 above and adjacent to the box bottom-edge 81; half of the border 85's width is stuck through four surfaces of the bottom surface 79 adjacent to the box bottom-edge 81. The box top-edge 80, four surfaces of the outside box 73 adjacent alongside to the box top-edge 80 and the whole box open-edge 82 are also covered with the border 85. Layer of the border 85 covering on four surfaces of the outside box 73 above and adjacent to the box bottom-edge 81 is equal the layer of the border 85 covering on surfaces of the outside box 73 adjacent to the box top-edge 80. There are four legs 86 in gold color are attached downward from the bottom surface 79, and each of the legs 86 is near-by the bottom corner 84.

A corner angle 87 that is right angle and regular pyramid made of metal includes three inside triangles 88, three outside triangles 89. Each of the four bottom corners 84 is covered with the corner angle 87 in which three inside triangles 88 are attached on three surfaces of the outside box 73 adjacent to the bottom corner 84. Each of two front top-corners 83 is also covered with the corner angle 87 in which the two inside triangles 88 are attached on two surfaces of the outside box 73 adjacent to the front top-corner 83 and the inside triangle 88 is stuck on the box open-edge 82 adjacent to the front top-corner 83. The borders 85, the legs 86 and the corner angles 87 are used for substantially decorating the star-dish box 70 somewhat artistic and respectful.

The box cap 74 comprises a cap top-surface 90, a cap bottom-surface 91, and a cap edge 92. The cap edge 92 has two front cap-corners 93. The cap edge 92, the cap top-surface 90 and the cap bottom-surface 91 adjacent alongside to the cap edge 92 are covered with the border 85. Each of the two front cap-corners 93 is covered with a cap angle 94 that is same material as the corner angle 87 having two triangles 95. Two triangles 95 are attached on the cap top-surface 90 and the cap bottom-surface 91 adjacent to the front cap-corner 93.

Two hinges 96 are screwed for keeping the box cap 74 tightly when the box 71 closes or opens. The hinge 96 comprises two flat parts 97 and a center part 98. Each of the flat parts 97 has two hinge holes 115. Two hinges 96 are centrally attached between a back top-edge 100 of the box top-edge 80 and the cap bottom-surface 91 adjacent to a back cap-edge 99 of the cap edge 92. When the hinge 96 is attached, the center part 98 is positioned in the gap between the cap bottom-surface 91 above and the back top-edge 100; Two screws 101 are screwed tightly into two hinge holes 115 through the cap bottom-surface 91 above and the two screws 101 are screwed tightly into two hinge holes 115 through the back top-edge 100. When the box 71 is closed, the cap edge 92 is positioned on the box top-edge 80.

The cap bottom-surface 91 has two hangers 102 and an open part 104 for substantially keeping or taking out an instructive booklet 103. Each of the two hangers 102 is near by the hinge 96. The open part 104 is moved counterclockwise for taking out the instructive booklet 103 from two hangers 102. The instructive booklet 103 is put under the two hangers 102 and the open part 104 is moved clockwise for keeping the instructive booklet 103 on the cap bottom-surface 91 of the box cap 74.

When the box 71 is closed, it is optional to lock the box 71 with a lock 107. The lock 107 comprises a top lock 108 and a bottom lock 110. The top lock 108 has a lock piece 109 and two lock holes 116, and the bottom lock 110 has a lock point 111 and the two lock holes 116. The top lock 108 is centrally attached on a front cap-edge 112 of the cap edge 92, and the bottom lock 110 is centrally attached on the front surface 75 near by the box top-edge 80 and along the top lock 108. When the lock 107 is attached, the two screws 101 are screwed tightly into the two lock holes 116 of the top lock 108 through the front cap-edge 112 and the two screws 101 are screwed tightly into the two lock holes 116 of the bottom lock 110 through the front surface 75 near by the box top-edge 80. The lock piece 109 is pushed into the lock point 111 for locking the box 71. The lock piece 109 is pulled out from the lock point 111 for unlocking the box 71. A small lantern 117 is attached to the front surface 75 under and adjacent to the bottom lock 110.

There are three racks 113 are attached to inside box 72 for keeping nine star-dishes 40 through 48. With reference in FIG. 21, the first rack 113 is attached on the left of higher layer, the second rack 113 is attached on the right of the higher layer and the third rack 113 is attached on the center of lower layer. Three racks 113 form three open racks 114 for keeping nine star-dishes 40 through 48 with three star-dishes for each of open racks 114.

In use, the instructive booklet 103 is taken out from the star-dish box 70 for finding out which star dish 40 through 48 to be used. Then candles are put into opening holders 63 of candleholders 58 of the chosen star-dish 40 through 48 and light the candles until they have burnt themselves out.

With respect to the above description, the optimum dimensional relationships for the parts of this invention include variations in size, materials, shapes, forms and functions. Assembly and use are apparent to one skilled in the art. Illustrated drawings and detailed specifications are intended for understanding this invention.