As the name suggests, pillar candles resemble columns. As a result, their height is usually pretty big – often six feet or more. If you prefer candles with a longer-lasting burn and dramatic appearance, pillar candles would be your ideal choice. Varying significantly in size, width, number of candles, and color, these candles generally use thicker wax – hence you get a longer-lasting burn with every use. These candles can be used as a table candle or as an area candle, and they come in a variety of styles and scents to meet any need you have.
Another nice thing about pillar candles is that they look nice and light well, especially with good quality pillar wax – such as beeswax. As long as you buy good quality products, pillar candles will give you good value for your money. Pillar candles were traditionally used in worship spaces or spiritual areas, such as houses of worship. Nowadays, they’re also being used as centerpieces in homes.
When lighting a pillar candle, it’s important to know its diameter. A candle’s diameter depends on whether it’s placed inside a square candle mold, or if it’s placed outside. pillar candles that are placed inside a square mold produce candles that look nice and tall; however, candles that are placed outside result in smaller candles that are easier to burn and use. Naturally, if you have a larger area outdoors to light, then the outdoors pillar candles may be a better choice.
Pillar candles that are placed inside a square mold produce candles that are slightly taller than their outdoors cousins but are still large enough that they don’t look too sparse. However, this isn’t to say that you should leave off pillar candles entirely if you have a smaller space outdoors. To get the most from your pillar candles, you’ll want to place them in the properly sized mold so that their diameter is in proportion with the area in which they’re being placed.
To do this, you’ll need to use a tape measure to figure out the proper width and height for your pillar candles. Once you have the correct measurements, figure out the number of inches by using a calculator or a ruler – this measurement will then become the width and height of your pillar candles.
You now have a few guidelines to follow when choosing the sizes, shapes, and colors of your cheap candles. You now have an idea about how long a candle can last, whether or not it will heat up quickly and how much you must charge it to remain burning brightly. This information will help you choose between different sizes, shapes, and colors. Additionally, you now have an idea about the costs that you’re going to have to incur to keep your pillar candles lit for the longest amount of time possible.
Finally, the last guideline that you should follow in choosing between pillar candles is one that everyone should follow: do what feels right. Whether you like your pillar candles to be shiny and sparkly or to be covered in colorful wispy crystals, go for it. Just remember, the candle you decide to purchase is going to significantly change the look of your home so make sure that you like the color and/or size of it. If not, you can always try out beeswax or paraffin candles instead.