A long, long time ago, after the sun would go down, people looked for an alternative source of light. It is assumed that it was around 3000 BC that the Egyptians soaked reeds in melted animal fat and used them to light their way. Those were most likely the first "candles" in the world.
Since then, candles have slowly modernized. Wicks were constantly improved, new waxes were developed. But candles stayed what they were at the beginning - a light in the darkness.
Candle Pixie is here to guide you through the soothing and enchanting world of candles, tell you about all the different candle types and even help you make your own candles.
If you don't know where to start, you can always start from the beginning, the history of candles. Enjoy.
There's a special magic in things we create ourselves, with our own two hands, and handmade candles are not an exception. Candlemaking is an interesting hobby and the payoffs can be great - imagine the faces of your loved ones when you give them a beautiful candle you made yourself as a Cristmas gift! Talk about caring.
Candles have always played an important role in religious ceremonies and celebrations. That tradition has survived and holiday candles are still illuminating our holidays like they did in the past. It is probably that warm feeling that the candlelight creates that has kept us burning candles especially during the holidays, year after year.
Candles are symbols of romance and ceremony and are an essential part of a wedding day. The magic that is created once the candles are lit can make a wedding ceremony even more extraordinary and special.
Baby shower candles are a beautiful way to enrich your baby shower ceremony. One side of it is the decoration of the space where the party is about to take place, then at the other side there are gifts, and finally, wonderful keepsake baby shower candles or baby shower favors.
Most people enjoy burning candles not just because of the visual beauty of a lit candle, but even more because of the scent that the candle can spread throughout the room.
Container candles are the most popular candles around, and there is a number of reasons for their popularity. The fact that they are in a container, for example, allows for the usage of wax with a lower melting point, which in turn makes them spread their fragrance better.