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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU BURN A CANDLE?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU BURN A CANDLE?
When I first started candlemaking, I had almost no understanding of how candles work. Where does the wax go? When a candle burns, what changes take place? Since it seemed like straight candle magic, I decided to take a deeper dive into the science behind how a candle burns... Keep reading

WHEN WAS THE CANDLE INVENTED - THE HISTORY OF CANDLES

WHEN WAS THE CANDLE INVENTED - THE HISTORY OF CANDLES

Seems like candles have been around forever, right? But when were candles actually invented? Let's break it down from the beginning. Before the candle, humans' main source of indoor light at night was firelight or oil lamps.  But these options had some drawbacks - oil lamps required constant supervision as the wick needed to be moved forward by hand, and were very prone to spillage, making them a fire hazard. Torches couldn't be used indoors for the same reason...

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