Candle making is a great craft to use for yourself and others. Making your own candles is a cheaper alternative to buying them from expensive stores and when making your own candles, you can customize the scents, styles, and colours you want.
Handmade candles are more value for your money because there is no compromise on quality—they are carefully crafted with all-natural and quality ingredients, and production is closely monitored from start to finish.
Candles themselves are a form of art due to the ability of wax to be poured, carved, and shaped into various sizes, shapes, and designs.
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It's a beautiful art form that has been around for centuries. Call it 'wax alchemy' as it's essentially a process of combining raw materials and creating something new from it. Ancient Romans first made candles around 500 BC.
Candles: The Passing Of Time
Another common component of vanitas still life paintings, candles represent the inevitability of the passing of time—the longer they burn, the smaller they get until there is nothing left. A lit candle symbolizes light, truth, and knowledge. An extinguished candle symbolizes loss and death.
The candle symbolizes light in the darkness of life especially individual life, illumination; it is the symbol of holy illumination of the spirit of truth. Lit in times of death, they signify the light in the next world, and they represent Christ as the light. Purification and cleansing closely related.
Making scented candles without essential oils is possible, all you need are some dried flowers, herbs, spices or fragrance oil instead. Just simply make sure to add them in after melting your wax before it dries and enjoy!