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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • A Brief History of Candlemaking
  • Necessities
  • Waxes
  • Ready-made molds
  • Additions
  • Making candles
  • Making Your Own Molds
  • Special Effects
  • Safety
  • SUBTLE SIMPLICITY:
    • Slim Jims
    • Naturally Beeswax
    • Best Bamboo
    • Green Apples
    • Jelly Jar
    • Free-range Eggs
  • CHARACTERISTIC CREATIONS:
    • Frosted Cubes
    • Tapered Stripes
    • Crackled Pyramids
    • Pineapple Pillars
    • Rothko-esque
    • Ice Blue
    • Floral Embossed
    • Zen Stones
    • Frosted Pillars
  • ADDITONAL EMBELLISHMENTS:
    • Lustered Light
    • Mirror Mosaic
    • Metallic Ideas
    • Seashell Square
    • Grain-covered Pillars
    • Essential Scents
  • Troubleshooting Guide
  • Templates
  • List of Suppliers
  • Index

Title: The Handmade Candle
Author: Alison Jenkins
Format/Publication Date: HC:2001
Publisher: Storey Books, Pownal, VT
Page Count: 80
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 10 1/4" x 9 1/4"
ISBN: 1-58017-353-5

SUMMARY- You get a nice potpourri of surface techniques and lots of lavish photography. This writer is big on creating their own molds and has a nice section on that. The troubleshooting guide is pretty brief.