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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Foreword
  • History
  • CANDLES:
    • Materials
    • Equipment
    • Precautions and wisdom
    • Candle racks
    • Priming the wicks
  • DIPPED CANDLES:
    • Simple tapers
    • Step-by-step
    • Rainbow tapers
    • Step-by-step
    • Twist Candles
    • Snake candles
    • Multi-wick tapers
  • BEESWAX CANDLES:
    • Straight and tapered candles
    • Flower candles
    • Bull's-eye candles and lanterns
    • Bull's-eye candles
    • Beeswax lanterns
    • Sunflower candles
  • MOLDED CANDLES:
    • Basic skilss and techniques
    • Pillar candles
    • Plain Pillar candles
    • Striped pillar candles
    • Horizontally striped candles
    • Diagonally striped candles
    • Chunk candles
    • Ice-sculpted candles
    • Granite and marble candles
    • Candles made in rubber molds
    • Candles made in plastic molds
    • Ball candles
  • CONTAINER CANDLES:
    • Step-by-step
    • Candles in terra-cotta pots
    • Sand candles
    • Floating candles
    • Chocolate candles
    • Ice cream candles
    • Calla lily candles
  • DECORATED CANDLES:
    • Gold candles
    • Hand-painted candles
    • Stenciled candles
    • Stamped candles
    • Cut and curled candles
    • Carved candles
    • Shaker candles
    • Mosaic-tile candles
    • Candles for keeping time
    • Outdoor torches
    • Candle shades
    • Step-by-step
  • ARTISTIC CANDLES:
    • M.U.M. candles
    • Graziani candles
    • Millefiori candles
    • Point á la Ligne
    • Inés de la Fressange
    • Afterword
    • Troubleshooting
  • GLOSSARY
  • Lighting and extinguishing candles
  • Index

Title: Great Candles
Author: Stewart D'Arcy Hyder
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2000
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., NY
Page Count: 144
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 1/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN: 0-8069-5811-1

SUMMARY- You get a whirlwind tour of a LOT of techniques, lavish photography, and a really neat introduction to some of the more famous European commercial candle manufacturers near the back.