How are candles made?
Although modern technology has introduced greater efficiencies and quality control in candle-making, most candles are made through the timeless process of placing a cotton wick into wax, which is then molded, dipped, extruded, pressed, rolled, drawn or filled into a desired shape and size
Why are candles so popular?
Candles are perhaps one of the most enjoyable and affordable luxury items available to everyone. They are beautiful and magical, infusing the home with color and fragrance. They can create a special warmth and ambiance to bring a special sense of calm and well-being.
How many types of candles We manufacture and what are the typical ingredients we use ?
A candle consists primarily of wax and a wick. Candles may also contain colorants, fragrances and minor additives. The basic candle types which we manufacture are pillars, jar or container candles, tealights, votives ,Religious Candles ,Household candles , Religious Jar Candles
What sort of chemical reaction occurs when a candle burns?
When you light a candle, the heat of the flame melts the wax near the wick. This melted or liquid wax is then drawn up into the wick by capillary action. The flame's heat vaporizes the liquid wax to produce water vapor and carbon dioxide (the same byproducts that humans produce when exhaling).
What wicks do We use?
We use 100% lead-free (though not pure cotton) and imported from Germany They are non-toxic and virtually give out no sooty flue.
What fragrances do We use?
We use only the highest quality fragrances declared safe by the International Fragrance Association (IFRA). Though not organic, all fragrances used by us are approved for sale even in the US and Europe.
What wax do we use ?
We use Fully Refined Paraffin wax in some types of candles .We also use a mixture of vegetable-based wax and paraffin wax for some another types candles . We plan to launch a soy wax range in the future.
How long does candle burn?
The burn time depends on the shape and size of the candle. The maximum burn time for each candle is specified on the warning label on the base of the candle or printed on the packaging.
Why is a candle of almost the same style or amount of wax priced differently?
Candles are priced based on a variety of factors such as glass, wax composition and fragrance prices. Also, the production time involved. Like all other products, they may be re-priced at time of production due to market fluctuations.
Do scented candles produce more soot than unscented candles?
Not really. The oils found in certain fragrances may slightly increase the small amount of soot produced by a candle, but wick length and flame disturbance are the primary factors that impact sooting in a properly-formulated candle.
Are scented candles safe?
Yes. When a candle burns, the wax is drawn into the wick, where it is "consumed" by the candle flame to produce water vapor and carbon dioxide. The only difference with a scented candle is that a small amount of fragrance is released as well.
What should I know about using candles safely?
CCandles are safe when burned properly, responsibly and according to manufacturer directions. Nevertheless, it’s important to remember that a burning candle is an open flame, and thus a potential fire hazard if not monitored carefully.
When burning candles, consumers should follow these basic safety rules:
Keep lighted candles within your sight. Never leave a burning candle unattended.
Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets.
Trim wicks to ¼ inch prior to each use.