Candles date back to early biblical
times. For centuries they were the main source of light.
Most of the early Greek and Roman candles were made from a
thread of flax coated with wax and pitch. In other
countries, candles were made of palm oil, coconut oil,
beeswax and olive oil.
Although, electricity has replaced candle
power as an important source of light, the candle still
remains in our lives. Today candles are more popular than
ever. They are used for decorative purposes, for festive
occasions, for the calm and sanctity they evoke, and for the
general mood of warmth, relaxation, and even romance they
creates in our homes.