The gentle flicker of a candle-flame lighting a corner, creating warm shadows on the wall, the exotic aromas that exude romance – there’s an aura around candlelight that defies the mundaneness of normal lighting. No wonder, such a big deal is made of ‘candlelight dinners’!
However, what is purchased today to create a special atmosphere, and generates billions of dollars in retail sales, was once a necessity, the most common form of lighting. Candles have been in existence for thousands of years, going back at least 5000 years! Read about the fascinating history of candle making in this infographic.
The History of Candle Making:
Infographic by – Aromatique