- Commercial wicks (string can be used)
- Old candles—melted down
- Old crayons for color
- Scents and wax colors can be purchased
- Molds, or containers
Note: Beeswax can be cut with a knife if the knife is warmed first.
- Wrap desired amount of wax around wicks to form long tapers or cone shaped candles.
- You can also dip the wicks repeatedly into melted wax in double boiler and let harden between dippings for tapers.
- To melt the paraffin you'll need a double boiler. Be careful with how hot it gets as it is volatile.
- Old candles can be melted down in the same manner and crayon pieces added for desired color.
- Yogurt or butter tubs will make good molds for your candles or, pour melted wax over crushed ice in a square milk carton and add glitter.
—Maat's Book of Shadows