Candles have been a source of light for the home through much of history, dating back to biblical times. For thousands of years, candles have been made from materials such as tallow, palm oil, beeswax, bayberry wax, and soy.
Today, electricity has replaced the candle as our most important source of light, but candles still have an important role in our culture. They are used for many religious and festive activities. Many people love to use candles for the feelings of warmth, relaxation and romance they create in our homes.
Candle making has gone from being a household chore to a lovely and fulfilling hobby. Homemade candles make lovely gifts. The only thing that feels warmer and cozier than a burning candle is a burning candle made by the hands of a loved one. Homemade candles can be customized to the exact appearance, color and fragrance to suit the individual. Candle making supplies can be purchased at most craft and hobby stores, and if you shop on the internet you can be sure to find molds and supplies to fit your every need. We hope you enjoy learning all about candle making!