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What Are The Different Variety of Pillar Candles Available in market?

2nd May 2014

There are many kinds of candles available in the market. They range from: floating candles, <a title="pillar candles" href="http://www.dlightonline.com/servlet/the-Pillar-Candles/Categories" target="_blank">pillar candles</a>, votive candles, taper candles, etc.

Let us see what these pillar candles are. A Pillar candle is a type of molded candle. Pillar candles look like architectural pillars and hence they are called <a title="pillar candles" href="http://www.dlightonline.com/servlet/the-6109/2x4-,-2x4.5-inch,/Detail" target="_blank">pillar candles</a>. The wax in these candles is rigid enough to burn free standing. You do not need to place these candles into a holder. But make sure you place such candles on a heat resistant plate. This is to protect the surface from a fire hazard.<!--more-->

Let us see how a pillar candle differs from a taper candle. A pillar candle is shorter and wider than a <a title="taper candle" href="http://www.dlightonline.com/servlet/the-Taper-Candles/Categories" target="_blank">taper candle</a>. Taper candles are tall and thin taper towards the top, whereas pillar candles are short and of uniform thickness throughout.

A pillar candle if wicked correctly, will burn evenly. It does not drip wax into the plate. Hence it is a common choice for table décor at weddings and other events.

Pillar candles are typically cylindrical in shape. They come in a variety of sizes, ranging from 1 inch thickness to about 4 inch thickness. Of course you can sometimes find the novelty ones that are 12 inches wide! Infact at a recent party there was one that was about 3 feet tall and about 1 foot wide!

Typically pillar candles are about 6 inches to 9 inches tall.

Apart from the standard round pillar candles, one can find pillar candles in square, egg-shaped, star-shaped, triangular and other basic shapes.

Sometimes these candles are made in intricate moulds and have fine detailing done on them. While these are also pillar candles, they are for novelty purposes. These pillar candles can be found at high end home furnishing stores. These are usually more expensive that the standard pillar candles.

Traditional pillar candles come in different varieties- Rustic pillar candles, layered pillar candles etc.

Pillar candles, just like other kinds of candles are made of a variety of material. One can find pillar candles made of soy blends. Paraffin pillar candles, palm wax pillar candles and beeswax pillar candles are some of the other types of pillar candles available.

Just like other candles come in a variety of fragrances and colors, pillar candles too are sold in different colors and scents. You can choose the one that best suits the occasion you intend to use it for. For example, a red pillar best suits a valentines day celebration whereas a green one is better suited for a Christmas Dinner.

One can also make basic pillar candles at home. Using molding candle wax, a metal mold, wicker and other accessories one can make a basic pillar candle. There are many kinds of candles available in the market. They range from: <a title="floating candles" href="http://www.dlightonline.com/servlet/the-Wholesale-cln-Wholesale-Floating-Candles/Categories" target="_blank">floating candles</a>, pillar candles, votive candles, taper candles, etc.

Let us see what these pillar candles are. A Pillar candle is a type of molded candle. Pillar candles look like architectural pillars and hence they are called pillar candles. The wax in these candles is rigid enough to burn free standing. You do not need to place these candles into a holder. But make sure you place such candles on a heat resistant plate. This is to protect the surface from a fire hazard.

Let us see how a pillar candle differs from a taper candle. A pillar candle is shorter and wider than a taper candle. Taper candles are tall and thin taper towards the top, whereas pillar candles are short and of uniform thickness throughout.

A pillar candle if wicked correctly, will burn evenly. It does not drip wax into the plate. Hence it is a common choice for table décor at weddings and other events.

Pillar candles are typically cylindrical in shape. They come in a variety of sizes, ranging from 1 inch thickness to about 4 inch thickness. Of course you can sometimes find the novelty ones that are 12 inches wide! Infact at a recent party there was one that was about 3 feet tall and about 1 foot wide!

Typically pillar candles are about 6 inches to 9 inches tall.

Apart from the standard round pillar candles, one can find pillar candles in square, egg-shaped, star-shaped, triangular and other basic shapes.

Sometimes these candles are made in intricate moulds and have fine detailing done on them. While these are also pillar candles, they are for novelty purposes. These pillar candles can be found at high end home furnishing stores. These are usually more expensive that the standard pillar candles.

Traditional pillar candles come in different varieties- Rustic pillar candles, layered pillar candles etc.

Pillar candles, just like other kinds of candles are made of a variety of material. One can find pillar candles made of soy blends. Paraffin pillar candles, palm wax pillar candles and beeswax pillar candles are some of the other types of pillar candles available.

Just like other candles come in a variety of fragrances and colors, <a title="pillar candles" href="http://www.dlightonline.com/servlet/the-Wholesale-cln-Wholesale-Pillar-Candles/Categories" target="_blank">pillar candles</a> too are sold in different colors and scents. You can choose the one that best suits the occasion you intend to use it for. For example, a red pillar best suits a valentines day celebration whereas a green one is better suited for a Christmas Dinner.

One can also make basic pillar candles at home. Using molding candle wax, a metal mold, wicker and other accessories one can make a basic pillar candle.