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Pure + Simple Collection

Hand-poured 100% Beeswax

This collection includes a variety of candle shapes, sizes and funk. From the classic dinner taper, taper with a twist, pillars, Art Deco candle to the Stem Wellness jar, this collection is elegant, classic and timeless. Suitable for any occasion on any day. A formal dinner table setting or a cosy family dinner. 

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Burning Tips:

Use a Plate or Holder: Pillars may be burned free standing on a level and solid heat resistance surface. However, we recommend using a plate or holder when burning solid and shaped/pillar/naked candles to keep your surfaces free of any accidentally spilled wax or problems due to the heat of the candle.

Burn candles for Extended Periods of Time: Burn candles roughly 1 to 1.5 hours per inch in diameter. Burning for extend time ensures that the wick burns the candle evenly out to the edge. This also helps to avoid tunneling and relighting issues.

Hug Your Beeswax Candles: Occasionally it is necessary to gently press the edges of the candle towards the center of the candle to ensure that all of the beeswax burns properly. Do this carefully as your candle is burning or immediately after extinguishing it.

 

Tunneling - Friend or Foe: Tunneling is both desirable and undesirable, depending on your preference. We've designed our beeswax candles to burn as efficiently as possible without tunneling and very little physical management on your part. To avoid tunneling, simply hug your candles on occasion while burning (see note on hugging your beeswax candle). A tunneled beeswax candle has a beautiful glow to it, where the flame glows through the thin outer wall of beeswax while burning. We don't recommend it, but if you want your candle to tunnel, simply avoid hugging your candles, though the candle walls may become weak and hug on their own. Please be aware lighting the wick may become difficult if the walls become too high.

Keep the Wick Trimmed to 1/4": It's important to trim the wick during or immediately after burning your candle. The wick itself becomes potentially fragile when cooled due to the amount of beeswax still remaining in the wick. Trimming a cold wick may break the wick off, making relighting it difficult.

 

Properly Extinguish a Beeswax Pillar Candle: The easy and smoke free way to extinguish pillar candles is to gently push the wick into the wax pool until the candle is extinguished and then pull the wick straight. We suggest not to blow out your candles! Doing so will cause smoldering wicks. Smoldering wicks continue to burn the wick slightly and will ruin the wick.

 

Fix Too-Thin Pillar Walls: If your candle does drip or melt through its side, generally due to too large of a flame, extinguish the candle and let it harden before relighting it. Avoid moving the candle while the beeswax is cooling.

 

Fix Too-Thick Pillar Walls: If your candle develops a thick wall, generally due to not burning long enough each burning session, carefully cut the wall down to the level of the wax pool inside. This must be done when the wax pool is hardened. We recommend using a heated craft knife. Caution is advised.

 

How To Relight a Beeswax Pillar: The best way to relight your beeswax candle is to hold the flame to the base of the wick for 5 to 10 seconds (a lighter works best). This will ensure all of the hardened beeswax in the wick is melted. This allows the wick to now pull newly melted beeswax from the candle and burn properly.

 

The Wick Won't Stay Lit: If your candle doesn't stay lit it could be one of two main causes. First, it may be that the flame you're using to light the wick isn't large enough. Because the wick for a beeswax candle is thicker than most other candles a large flame is needed to melt the wax in and directly around the base of the wick in order to get the wax flow started. The other possible problem could be that the wick has gotten too short. In this case the solution is to expose fresh wick by melting the wax around the wick and pouring it off, or warming the wick and gently digging wax out from around the wick. Once fresh wick is exposed be sure to burn the candle for an hour per inch in diameter to get it back in balance.

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