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Beeswax Wicks and Cork Float

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Contains ~20g of hand-made beeswax-coated wicks and one cork float for use with any appropriate glass votive lamp and olive oil.

Instructions for Use

  1. Position the cork float with the metal side up. This shields the cork from the flame; using it upside-down could result in a fire.
  2. Insert a wax wick into the hole from the top. You can adjust the length of the flame by moving the wick up and down (extinguish the flame before doing so).
  3. Bend the metal tabs upward. This allows you to grasp the cork float without getting oily fingers.
  4. Fill your glass votive with any vegetable oil (olive oil is traditional and works best) and carefully place the cork float on the surface. Light the wick and enjoy the flame.

The wicks will last for several burning sessions. When the wick begins to disintegrate, grasp the bottom of the wick and pull it through. Wipe the excess oil and ash from the metal and insert a new wick.

Safety Tips

  • Do not burn lamps unattended. Children should not use fire unattended.
  • Keep flammable items away from the lamp, especially above it.
  • Refill the oil in your vigil lamp when one-quarter to one-third of the oil is used up. This will prevent the glass from overheating and causing unpleasant odors.
Write a Review
  • Great wicks!

    Posted by Unknown on Apr 2nd 2018

    I had never used beeswax wicks before and I was skeptical, but they burn very well with a nice steady flame.

  • buy this

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 11th 2018

    These wicks last for days. My wife tends to the vigil lamp in our house and she keeps it burning 24/7. I can't tell how long one wick lasts but it is several days of constant burn easily. The first week we went through two bottles of oil with one wick.

  • Good so far :)

    Posted by Matthew Weeden on Feb 6th 2018

    We've used the float for a number of weeks and have not needed to use a new wick yet. It works very well and is a beautiful addition to our set of candles.

  • Great Product!

    Posted by Mario on Dec 21st 2017

    Cork float works great, wicks last longer than you'd expect. We leave our lamp lit for long periods of time and the wicks seem to last a fair amount of time. If only lit for morning and evening prayer, they'd last forever.


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