Four simple steps of how to make candles at home

How to make candles at home  

History of candles

Candles were invented in ancient Egypt. That is roughly between the 13th and 14th centuries BC. The composition of the materials were very different from the current ones. They were branches wrapped in animal fat. Goats, oxen or lambs. This type of candle is consumed with an emission of smoke abundant in the environment. It also has a bad smell.

How to make candles at home
How to make candles at home

Candles in the Middle Ages

The ancient Egyptians used oil lamps for interior lighting. These lamps were used until the middle agesCandles with the shape that we know today developed in the middle ages. The composition materials were usually sebum with a beeswax mixture. The advantage of this composition was a longer duration and less smoke when burned, therefore also the smell was softer.

Whales and Non-Aromatic Candles

The eighteenth century began to use the spermaceti. This product illuminates better and does not produce unpleasant odor. Spermaceti is a wax or white oil, found in the skull of whales. But in the mid-nineteenth century petroleum appeared. The Paraffin.

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25 Decoration Options With Candles In Cups

Decoration Options With Candles In Cups

Here we will show you designs and modes of decoration with candles in glasses, floating or fixed. Basically it’s about using those cups or containers that you might not use for an original presentation.

13 Decoration Options With Candles In Cups inverted

Floating candles in common glasses with glass beads. Copper candle with multicolored glass beads

12 Decoration Options With Candles In Cups inverted

Floating candles in common glasses with glass beads. Copon candle with multicolored glass beads

Various floral arrangements with floating candles. Container with pearl-like beads

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