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Making Column Candles / It’s Easy And Fun

If you have been making Tapers why not try making Column Candles. They are similar to Tapers, but are wider and usually shorter. Their top isn’t pointed like a Taper is. Actually it looks sort of like the top of a plateau. Column Candles are a very pretty and distinct Candle that has a very classic and timeless look to them. One of the unique aspects of the Column Candle is that it has a ridged design rather than a smooth design like a Taper Candle. They […]

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Candle Making Supplies

Candle Making is a fun hobby and enterprising business venture for others. There are basic supplies you need in order to make candles. All candles require three essentials – wax, wick, and a candle holder. Since candles can be made in various shapes, styles, and shapes; the amount of wax, length of wick, and type of candle holder you will use depends on your own preferences. The wax used for candle making is either paraffin wax or beeswax. To melt the wax for your candles properly, you […]

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Candle Making Basics

The use of candles for light and heat is known to have existed in ancient times. The remains of candles have been found in the caves of France. It is believed that cavemen used them while painting and etching on the walls. It is believed those candles where made out of animal fat. The Egyptians used candles as well by dripping beeswax onto leave stems. The burning process of a candle involves the four basic elements of matter which are solids, liquids, gas, and plasma. Today candle […]

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The Process of Candle Making

Making Candles Is Fun And  Relaxing Candle Making allows you the opportunity to be creative, although there are basic Candle Making steps you need to follow to have the process go smoothly. There is nothing more disappointing than finding out your Candles did not form correctly. Also I can’t stress enough how important safety is in Candle making. That is because many people make Candles at home in their own kitchen. Lets discuses some safety procedures for a moment: You should always have a fire extinguisher handy. You should […]

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