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  • Halloween Candles

    Halloween a derivation of “All Hallows” meaning, in Old English, the feast of the saints, has today become known as the evening before All Saints Day (31st October), rather than All Saints Day (All Hallows Day – 1st November).   Today’s celebration of Halloween, with children and ...

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  • Caring For Glass Jar Candles

    Follow these simple rules to ensure you get the maximum burn time and best fragrance results from your glass jar scented candles:   Before lighting your candle, trim the wick to approximately 6mm (1/4").   To maximise the burn time of your candle, ensure that the top ...

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  • Candle Sharpeners & Candle Shavers

    Click here to see our great range of candle sharpeners and candle shavers.   These candle sharpeners are the perfect accessory for candle users and our range is available in a variety of colours, including; red, white, yellow, green and blue.   Candle sharpeners ...

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  • Angel Chimes & Chime Candles

    The chime candle seems to have its’ origin closely linked with that of the Angel Chime and the Christmas Pyramid. Chime candles being used to provide a source of warm air to drive a small “turbine-fan” (or impeller) to power the movement of a mechanism.   The Christmas pyramid is be...

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  • Coloured Bobeches; Candle Wax Drip Catchers

    We now stock a range of coloured candle drip catchers. Candle wax drip catchers, or bobeches, are the ideal way of helping to prevent dripping candle wax from dropping onto your furniture, table linen and other surfaces.    Thecandleselection.co.uk now stock a range of coloured plain...

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  • Candle Torches

    Garden candle torches, including garden flares, are one of the more popular garden candles. Garden candle torches can easily be described as “candles on a stick”, the formed wax candle is set on either a bamboo or metal spike. The spike allowing the torch to be set in soft ground meaning that th...

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  • Garden Candles

    Outdoor garden candles help create that perfect ambience for your alfresco evening and, with such a wide range to choose from, including; tea lights, torches, flares and citronella scented candles in glass jars, you should have no problem finding the ideal candle for your garden.   One of...

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  • Floating Candles

    One of the most pleasurable types of candles to use are floating candles. Unlike the more traditional tapered dinner and dining candles, the floating candle can bring a whole new dimension to the dinner table.   To begin, partly fill a bowl or container with water, anything from a dessert...

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  • Bobeches; Candle Wax Drip Catchers

    Bobeches, also known as candle drip catchers or wax drip catchers, have probably been in use in one form or another since candles were first developed. Practical and decorative, bobeches are the perfect accessory for you to use with your candles. Indeed, the form of the bobeche can be seen in con...

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  • Tapered Dinner Candles

    The tapered dinner candle, one of the most traditional types of candle, has been used in households to provide light for hundreds of years.   Originally tapered dinner candles were manufactured by hand, dipping wicks in molten wax, allowing the wax to dry, and repeating the hand dipping p...

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