Candles can be traced back as early as biblical times. For many years, they were the main source of light for peoples’ homes (Games of Thrones style). Many early Greek and Roman candles were made of flax thread coated with wax, while in other countries candles were made of palm oil, coconut oil, beeswax and olive oil. It wasn’t until the early 1800’s when paraffin made to replace tallow as the main ingredient for candle-making.
Electricity has replaced the candle as an important source of light, but the candle is still important today for its role in decoration on festive occasions, for the calm and sanctity it evokes, and for the general warmth, relaxation, and even romance it creates in our homes.
Let me ruin the mood by saying your candles are probably whack, boo.