You would be surprised the roller coaster of a life candles really hold. From animal fat, to tree nuts, and crystallized sperm whale oil, all the way to modern day 100% Natural Soy Wax and 100% Synthetic Paraffin Wax, this is how our candles have come to exist. Candles were first made by the Egyptians 5,000 years ago Torches and rush lights were made by soaking reeds in melted animal fat (tallow), but no wick, so they were technically not candles. EARLY WICK CANDLES Romans are credited with the development of wick candles. They dipped rolled papyrus in melted tallow or beeswax. Early Chinese alsoRead More →