Fascinating History Of Candles :
Candles have been part of the human culture since the early days. Almost every household uses a candle in someway,or another. The light of a candle represents spirituality of mankind towards peace, tranquility and prosperity. The enchanting aroma of a candle invigorates a sense of freshness across a living room, creating an atmosphere of positivity and eternal energy. It breathes new life into a soul and compliments other part of home decor
There are several ways one can utilize a candle at home. It provides a perfect setting for a romantic dinner or family get together. It's also used as a source of light when there is a power failure, blackout or an emergency circumstance. From churches to temples, candles hold a special place in the heart of many people.
You might be surprised, but scented or perfumed candles have been around for a long time (since 200 A.D).
It has a fascinating past filled with historic events across Europe & Asia.
Let's dig deeper into the early history...
1) Scented candles were first introduced by Europeans dating back a couple of thousand years. They invented a method of mixing different fragrances oils with the normal wax used to produce regular candelas. Therefore giving birth to a new type of candle that we all love today!
2) These essential oils were originally used for aromatherapy & body massage. By integrating various smells like floral, fruit berries, and natural herbs, they were able to make scents that redefined the entire candle manufacturing industry.
3) This new process was picked up by other countries including America. On top of it, some companies figured out a new way to create wax that lasted longer than their counterparts.
4) Around 1834, the famous inventor Mr. Joseph Morgan patented a technology to mass produce molded candles. It was a revolution which created an opportunity for normal people to buy candles for their home.
5) 90’s decade helped scented candles make a comeback! With latest soybean wax technology, it started a new trend among the candle lovers… All of a sudden there was a huge demand in the market for using votive candle jars that incorporated natural smelling ingredients. Body & luxury beauty shops also started displaying scented candles along with other products.
6) Back in early 2000, a revolutionary candle was introduced in the market. It was known as the “wickless candle” or “Flameless”. They became an instant hit among families who were concerned about the safety of their kids. Wickless candles didn’t have a burning flame; instead it used a special warmer (heater) to release breathtaking scents from the wax. This unique feature gave peace of mind to moms who were skeptical to light up a traditional candle in the presence of kids.
Other Interesting Facts : According to candles.org
So are you ready for some romance? Let us know your thoughts about how to use a candle in your own private setting.