What are Beeswax Candles?
As the name suggests, beeswax is produced by honey bees. It is a natural substance that honey bees secrete to make their honeycombs. Candles made with beeswax get hard and brittle when kept cold. This is why they should always be kept at room temperature. You do not have to worry about the candles going bad or rancid if they are stored too long. 100% pure beeswax candles should be fine if you keep them coated in paper to prevent dirt and dust. You can reheat and reuse them multiple times. The candles are found in many different colors as many factors affect the color of the wax-like the age of the bees, honey purity, the region, nectar sourced from flowers, etc. From white to black, many options are available, but you will popularly find them in shades of yellow. Besides the color, these factors also influence the candles’ scent.
Why Choose Beeswax Candles Over Other Types of Candles?
Mohawk Valley Trading Company 100% pure beeswax candles are a better choice than others. Other common materials used for making candles are paraffin, soy, etc. They often contain chemicals and cause allergies, headaches, and other issues. If you light up the interiors with paraffin candles to create a beautiful dim ambiance, the smoke and fumes released will burn the eyes and make people feel foggy-brained over time. However, beeswax candles are all-natural and perfect for everyone, especially people with asthma. You can make the air in your home cleaner by lighting them as they burn more negative ions.
Many people avoid beeswax candles because of the cost. Although they are more expensive than regular candles available in the market, beeswax candles are a cost-effective option. Not only can you reuse these candles multiple times but also, they burn longer. Hence, they are a wiser investment.
Buy The Best Beeswax Candles
Mohawk Valley Trading Co. only produces beeswax candles that are hand-poured, hand-dipped, and made with cotton wicks to ensure purity. There are various types of 100% pure beeswax candles available that you can choose from for your home. Here are the best beeswax candles you can buy:
You have seen taper candles in many movies. These can be recognized from their narrow, cylindrical, and long shape. Their timeless appeal makes them one of the most popular choices in the market. They have a traditional appearance and are used to elevate the interiors’ appeal. A candle holder is used to set up these candles, so they stand straight and do not fall. Invest in a quality and stylish candle holder to decorate your home. The beeswax taper candles from Mohawk Valley Trading Co. are perfect for decorating your home with luminescence during house parties and family gatherings.
The name ‘pillar candle’ is apt because the candles are shaped like round pillars. You can find them in many different heights and widths. Please pay attention to the size while buying as it will determine its burn time. People looking for convenient options buy them as you do not have to invest in candle holders for them. You can place them anywhere indoors or outdoors as long as the surface is heat-resistant. Instead of putting them as a standalone at different places, group a few together for a brighter and more appealing look. Also, group beeswax pillar candles of different sizes together to add more visual interest.
Beeswax Birthday Candles
One of the most common occasions where candles are used is a birthday party. These candles are thinner and smaller than other variants and are known as celebration candles. Given their small size, you do not get candle holders for them. Just like other candles, you can put them on the cake for decoration. However, they will not drip like other candles on your cake. These are dripless candles and will keep your cake wax free. Hence, you do not have to worry about consuming the harmful things often present in regular candles.
Beeswax Menorah Candles
Menorah candles are small candles designed for a menorah. A menorah is a candle holder considered sacred in Judaism. This candle holder allows you to put up nine candles at a time. You can light up the interiors and decorate your home simultaneously using these candles.
Beeswax Votive Candles
If you want freestanding candles for your home, votive candles are a great choice. Although these are small, they are not shorter than an inch. They have a cylindrical shape and a long burn time. These are generally placed in a votive holder for decoration. An inch beeswax votive candle can burn for around 6 to 7 hours. People use them for paying honor or praying for the dead.
Beeswax Tea Light Candles
Tea light candles are small and used to create a bright and elegant ambiance in the interiors. These are smaller than votive candles and hence, have a shorter burn time. People use them for decorating tables at home or during various significant events. Their beautiful glow adds more warmth to the space. The burn time of beeswax tea light candles is around 5 to 6 hours.