Category: Candles

Jan 18

Why Beeswax Candles Are Superior

Beeswax candles are certainly one of the most beautiful and superior waxed candles that are being massively produced. There are various reasons on why other similar waxed based candle products are inferior when compared to beeswax. One of the biggest reasons that these candles are far more superior to other wax candle is the fact …

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Sep 05

Illuminations’ Thai Market Review

One of my favorite quotes is a quote of a quote in transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, a writing he found on the bathtub of King Tchingthang, which Thoreau describes, ” ‘Renew thyself completely each day; do it again, and again, and forever again.’ I can understand that. Morning brings back the heroic ages.” I …

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Feb 09

The Meaning of Candles

Throughout time, candles have also held some symbolic meaning.  There are candles for christenings, candles for holidays whether you are Christian, Muslim, Jewish or any other religion and there are candles that reflect a deeper meaning, whether it is a meaning of celebration or a meaning of love. The colors of individual candles have different …

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Feb 09

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle those old Candles

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old candles that you have finished using?  The wick is done, but you still have almost half a candle left. The wax is almost completely demolished with black streaks and beads of hardened drips.  You can’t really keep them and drop a tealight into the center …

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Feb 09

Getting the Most out of Your Candles

Have you ever had a candle that just doesn’t last?  Before you can even get any great use out of it, you have spilt wax down the sides, a broken wick and a black stain across it.  There seems to be nothing that can be done to get it lit again and it can be …

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Feb 01

Safety First with Candles

As a young child, I remember some of the nicest memories of my childhood being surrounded by candles.  We had candles on cakes, candles when camping, and candles when we were outside enjoying a summer night.  There were candle festivals and candle walks and even a few candlelight services.  Candles were something that cast an …

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Jan 09

Setting the Mood with Wax

Okay, right now you are probably thinking about something other than candles.  Perhaps you are thinking of wax figures filling a room to set the mood but if that is what you have in mind I have to ask, are you setting up a Halloween mood? All joking aside, candles, which is the wax I …

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Jan 01

Cleaning up those Unsightly Candle Stains from your Carpet

I am sure you have been there, I know I have.  A beautiful evening, either spent reading a book in the bathtub, a dozen candles surrounding me or an evening pursuing all those romantic delights that sometimes evade us.  The only problem with the evening is the end when you notice that when you were …

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Nov 09

Preparing for Advent: Creating an Advent Wreath

Candles and religion have gone hand in hand for centuries.  Even after the invention of light bulb, churches around the world still light candles for the services.  Candles have for centuries been used to mark special occasions and Advent is no different. In fact, Advent is so connected with candles that the Advent wreath has …

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