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Gel candles with glass embeds

As I wrote in one of my introductory posts, I'm not a big fan of gel wax for candle making but for some projects I think it's really of great help.
Gel wax is actually not a real wax, it's mineral oil-based.

Pros and Cons (my personal opinion):
- Easy to work with (even if it takes forever to melt it by using a double boiler),
- Easy to remove when polymerized,
- You can embed glass objects, glitter, stones and sea shells for a wonderful visual effect;

- I don't like the smell of the mineral oil
- I don't like the way it burns

In this post I'll show you 100% gel wax-made candles, but in following posts I'll show you how to use gel wax in combination with other (real) waxes for very special projects!


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