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Column Dinner Candles


20cm White Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
These quality 20cm (8") white classic dining candle made from 100% stearin. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minimum of soot or smoke whilst they are burning. Also, stearin wax ensures that these candles have a very limited risk of dripping when burnt in draft free condit..
£0.89
23cm White Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
These quality 23cm (9") white classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These candles are manufactured from stearin wax, free from palm oil, and are manufactured under the nordic swan ecolabel.  Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minimum of soot or smoke whilst they are burning. Also, stearin wax ensures that these candles have a very limited risk of dripping when ..
£1.09
24cm Black Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") black classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These are white stearin candles over dipped with a black wax. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. If you want more than a couple of candles, these black candles are available in a pack of 8. Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minim..
£1.09
24cm Burgundy Wine Red Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") burgundy wine red classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These white stearin candles are over dipped with a burgundy wine red wax and are available in other colours. If you prefer, why not buy a pack of 8 of these burgundy 24cm candles. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holde..
£1.09
24cm Cerise Pink Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10")  cerise pink classic dining candle made from 100% stearin. These candles are a white stearin base, over dipped with a cerise pink wax. If you want more than a couple of candles, these pink candles are available in packs of 8. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax&n..
£1.09
24cm Dark Blue Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") dark blue classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These are white stearin candles, over dipped with a dark blue wax. The base of these Royal blue candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. If you need more than a couple of candles, we also have these blue candles available in packs of 8. Stearin wax he..
£1.09
24cm Grey Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") grey classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These white stearin candles are over dipped with a grey wax and are also available in other colours. Why not use these candles with other shapes of grey candles such as pillar candles, ball candles and many more styles. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an ea..
£1.09
24cm Ivory Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") ivory classic dining candle made from 100% stearin, over dipped with an ivory wax, also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minimum of soot or smoke whilst they are burning. Also, stearin wax ensures that these candl..
£1.09
24cm Kiwi / Lime Green Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") kiwi / lime green classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These candles are manufactured by overdipping quality white stearin candles with a kiwi / lime green wax and also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candle t..
£1.09
24cm Light Blue Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") light blue classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These candles are made by overdipping quality white stearin candles with a light blue coloured wax. These 24cm stearin candles are also available in other colours. The base of these light blue / ice blue candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wa..
£1.09
24cm Orange Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") orange classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These orange dinner candles are made by overdipping quality white stearin candles with an orange wax. These candles are also available in other colours and, if you need more than one or two candles, in packs of 8 candles. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit..
£1.09
24cm Purple Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") purple classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These candles are manufactured by overdipping a quality white stearin candle with purple wax. In addition to purple, these 24cm candles are also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candl..
£1.09
24cm Rose Pink Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") pink classic dining candle made from 100% stearin.  These pink candles are made by overdipping quality white stearin candles with a pink wax. Our 24cm stearin candles are also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minimu..
£1.09
24cm Ruby Red Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") ruby wine red classic dining candle made from 100% stearin wax.  To make these red candles, quality white stearin candles are over dipped with a ruby wine red wax.  These 24cm stearin candles are also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wa..
£1.09
24cm Sand Brown Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") sand coloured classic dining candle made from 100% stearin wax.  These candles, made by overdipping quality white stearin candles with a sand coloured wax, are also available in other colours. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. Stearin wax helps the candle to produce the minimum of..
£1.09
24cm Yellow Stearin Classic Dinner Candles
A quality 24cm (10") yellow classic dining candle made from 100% stearin wax.  To make these candles, quality 24cm white stearin candles are over dipped with a yellow wax. These 24cm candles are also available in other colours and in packs of 8 yellow candles. The base of these candles is formed into a special ribbed foot to ensure an easy fit in your candle holder. ..
£1.09
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles -  Cerise Pink
Simple yet classic, these solid coloured bistro style cerise / fuchia pink dinner candles are made in Europe. Measuring approximately 29cm tall, these rustic column candles have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper candle.  Each candle has a burn-time of up t..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Blue
These unscented blue rustic column dining candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper candle.  Also be known as stick candles, or bistro style candles, rustic column candles are great for occasions or simply to use ..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Burgundy Red
Made in Europe, these simple, yet classic, solid coloured burgundy column candles are great for everyday use. These unscented rustic wine red / burgundy rustic column dining candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles, also known as bistro style candles or stick candles, have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are f..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Coral
Simple, classic solid coloured coral / apricot coloured bistro style dinner candles made in Europe. These unscented coral / peach rustic column dining candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper candle.  Each candle h..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Dark Blue
Great for occasions and for everyday use, these simple, yet classic, solid coloured dark blue dinner candles are made in Europe. These unscented dark blue, bistro style, rustic dinng candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Bistro style, or column, candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are fast becoming more popular t..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Dark Green
Simple, classic solid coloured bistro style dark green / bottle green dinner candles, made in Europe. These unscented dark green rustic column dining candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper c..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Grass Green
Simple, classic, solid coloured bistro style grass green rustic dinner candles. These unscented rustic grass green column dining candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper candle.  These candles each have a..
£1.19
29cm Classic Column Rustic Dinner Candles - Jade Green
Made in Europe, these solid coloured jade green column dinner candles measure approximately 29cm tall and have a candle diameter of 2.1cm. These unscented rustic dinner candles have a burn-time of up to 11 hours. Column candles have a constant diameter from top to bottom, and are now becoming more popular than the traditional taper candle.  Each candle has a burn-time ..
£1.19

The column candle, is one of the most traditional candle shapes.  For hundreds of years, homes, places of worship, and other public places have been lit with the column candle.  Originally, column candles have been made by pouring molten beeswax down a suspended wick.  The beeswax cooling and forming the candle shape as is drips down the wick back into the wax melting pot.

Whilst the wax was still warm, the candle maker would roll the candle until a perfectly round column candle was formed.  As you can imagine, this was a time consuming process, and not effective for mass production, so, during the industrial revolution, when the demand for lighting increased due to extended formalised working hours, techniques were developed to improve productivity.

One technique developed was the manufacture of the drawn candle.  Drawn candles are made by repeatedly pulling a long wick through a bath of hot molten wax.  After the last coating of wax, the formed candle length is passed through a sizing die to ensure a constant diameter is achieved.

To maximise production, between each of the ‘draws’, the wick and forming candle is stored on rotating drums.  After the final diameter has been formed, the long candle is unwound and individual candles are cut to length.  This is why you may find a gentle curve along the length of traditionally drawn candles.

As automation techniques advanced, so the process of moulding dinner candles became cost effective for mass production.  To mould column dinner candles, wax is poured into a straight mould, with a wick positioned through the middle of the mould.  As the wax cools, it shrinks in the mould allowing the cooled column candle to be easily removed.

At thecandleselection.co.uk, we offer a selection of both traditionally drawn and moulded column dinner candles in a range of colours and lengths.  From this selection, we are sure that you will find candles to suit your home décor or the theme of your event, be it a wedding, a banquet, dinner party, celebration or awards evening.