A Brief History Of Candles...

The history of candles is long and fascinating. Candles for ceremony have been popular among almost every religion, in addition to being used to light homes, to aid travelers at night, and honor those who were lost.

Early civilizations developed various types of non-wicked and wicked candles using many different waxes made from available animals, plants and insects.


In the 1990s, the popularity of candles blossomed — leading to innovations in new types of candle waxes for the first time in a century.