If I was still in business I would be offering these floating
candles for sale, if I get time I will describe their manufacture on
this page and at the same time I will make a few and fill in the
blanks in the table.
Beeswax Candles burn with a bright, clean and fragrant
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The moulds used for these candles were:-
Silicone rubber mould No. 776
The mould for this is a stainless steel 'ice cream sundae' dish that
has a hole drilled in it's centre. The interior is highly polished and
the inside of the foot is also polished and forms the mould for the
'small floater'. The mould is filled whilst standing on an electronic
kitchen scale, pouring is stopped at 50 grams additional weight.
This is another sort of stainless steel dish, but filled with 100 grams of wax.
Written... April/May 2000
Revised... 13 March 2002