100% Beeswax Chrism-scented Candle Saint Benedict Medal

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This candle was designed with a home altar in mind. The candle features the medal of Saint Benedict -- the front of the medal appears on one side of the candle and the reverse on the other side. During the pouring process, Chrism essential oil was added making the burning of each candle reminiscent of the Easter Vigil or baptism. Each candle was hand-poured with 100% Michigan beeswax in a mold cast from a 3D printed model I designed. T

he designs are detailed and complex and each candle features unique mold marks from the pouring process. No two candles are alike and may have blemishes, as with any handmade item. Every candle is "double-dipped" in the cooling process. This technique is designed to eliminate air pockets that form near the wick as the melted wax cools. These air pockets can cause flare ups during burning. As a result, the bottoms of each candle are imperfect and are hand-leveled after cooling.

Each candle weighs approximately 8 ounces and measures 2-1/2" wide and 2-7/8" tall.

Basic candle care should be used with these candles.

-As beeswax candles age, they develop a bloom. This is perfectly normal.

-Trim the wick to 1/4" before burning and keep the wick trimmed.

-Beeswax candles should be allowed to burn for an hour per inch of diameter to prevent tunneling.

-Never leave a lit candle unattended and never burn a candle near anything flammable: bedding, curtains, paper, etc.

-Candles should be burned on a plate, trivet or candle holder: anything level and heat-resistant.

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  • 5
    Chrism candle

    Posted by Signe Castel on Jun 28th 2023

    I’ve purchased other Chrism candles from other companies over past years , and none of them remind me of the sacramental oils used in our church like this one!

  • 5
    Exactly what I hoped it would be!

    Posted by Jose Francisco on May 1st 2021

    This Chrism candle was so wonderful to burn. I used it during Holy Week, specify for the Sacred Triduum and I truly enjoyed the glow, scent and burn of this candle! The chrism scent was a little softer than I expected, but I actually didn’t mind it. I’ll certainly be restocking in the near future!

  • 5

    Posted by Shannon on Jan 17th 2021

    The candle is absolutely beautiful in every way! Definitely will be purchasing more!

  • 5

    Posted by Koena on Dec 29th 2019

    It smells delightful.

  • 5
    Amazing all around

    Posted by Jonathan Conrad on Nov 30th 2019

    Amazing, smells great, and burns forever. Top notch candles, and I always love supporting family businesses. I use mine with my home altar. To Jesus through Mary, The Catholic Woodworker

  • 5
    Just as described!

    Posted by Hannah on Nov 26th 2019

    This candle is as beautiful as in the picture and smells amazing! I can't wait to slip it in my husband's stocking on St Nicholas day!