Candle Burning Tips
BEFORE LIGHTING ANY CANDLE
These are very important burning instructions, promoting safe candle
BURNING CANDLE MUST NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED
candle wick must be trimmed prior to lighting this candle, and kept
trimmed at all times to 1/4".If the flame is too large and
the wick too long, this candle may emit smoke. Constant supervision
and infrequent wick trimming may be required during the burning
process to monitor and avoid the potential smoking. Any exposure
to drafts, even slight, may cause a candle to drip or smoke.
a fire hazard. Please use with EXTREME CAUTION and respect the danger.
NEVER allow children or animals access to burning candles. NEVER
burn any candles on or near any surface that could catch fire.
Each time a
standard pillar candle is burned, allow the pool of liquid wax to
reach the outside edges of the pillar before extinguishing the flame.
Depending on the diameter of the candle, this may take several hours.
All wicks used
in our candle production are entirely lead free.
LEAVE A BURNING CANDLE UNATTENDED!
must be placed in a receptacle i.e. plate, dish, holder. Always
extinguish candles when they have burned to within 2" of the
When burning small votive candles, ¼ to ½ teaspoon
of water placed in the container prior to first burning, should
absorb the heat and allow you to safely burn the entire votive,
without cracking the glass. The glass holder should be only slightly
larger than the votive candle, for most effective burning.
wax that has been poured into glass or ceramic containers, extinguish
it when there is only about ½ inch of wax left in the container.
Many of these containers may be refilled if returned to our shop.
any debris such as matches or pieces of trimmed wick, on top of
the candle or in the liquid pool of wax. These bits could act as
another wick and cause severe dripping or flare-ups.
should be placed in a bowl with enough water to free float. They
are not meant to burn without water. Gel crystals may be used as
an alternative to water alone.
are designed for use in fireplaces, woodstoves and outdoor fires.
Never attempt to burn alone as a candle.
LEAVE A BURNING CANDLE UNATTENDED.
FOR TEALITE & VOTIVE CANDLES
used everyday by millions of people BUT MUST BE USED WITH CARE.
For your safety use in NONFLAMMABLE, WELL-VENTILATED HOLDERS like
ceramic, glass or metal. TEALITES may flare if used in capped potpourri
burners without good ventilation. Always burn a tealite in a tealite
holder or place on a dish or other protective surface as the bottom
of the tealite will become very hot and may damage the surface it
is on. When tealite is lit, do not shake or move and avoid drafts.
Do not drop foreign objects such as matches into tealites. IN CASE
OF FLARE SMOTHER FLAMES WITH WET CLOTH. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
NEVER BURN A TEALITE CANDLE FOR MORE THAN 2 HOURS AT A TIME. Burning
for a longer period could lead to overheating of the metal cup.
When the wax level is down to the last 1/8th inch of solid or liquid
wax in the metal cup, extinguish the flame and cool the container.
METAL & PLASTIC CONTAINERS ARE REUSABLE.
should always be burned in a container. To avoid overheating and
possible cracking of the votive glass, it is important to pour about
½ teaspoon of water into the container before inserting the
LEAVE A BURNING CANDLE UNATTENDED