Woodwick candles are a great alternative to traditional cotton wicks and they are a good complement to our handmade soy wax candles. Our premier natural double woodwicks are an eco-friendly and sustainable product. Each woodwick candle burns cleanly and disperses fragrance excellently. These wicks also create an enhanced atmosphere with a soft, relaxing crackle sound known as the woodwick candles crackle, like that of a log fire.
A Chandlery? - "a handmade maker and seller of tallow, wax candles, and also usually soap". A chandlery was originally the office in a wealthy medieval household responsible for wax, candles and soaps as well as the room in which the candles were kept.
We are a modern-day candle chandler, hand pouring candles using traditional methods and skills but also other fragrance items such as reed diffusers, tealights and wax melts.
6 Benefits of Woodwick Candles
Are all Woodwicks the same?
There are three main types of wooden wicks - single-ply, booster, and spiral. Single-ply wicks are used in paraffin wax candles - we do not have any paraffin wax candles in our Chandlery Store. Booster or double wicks work well with natural waxes such as soy wax candles - all our candles are soy wax and we use the booster woodwicks for a cleaner longer burn. Spiral wicks work with all waxes and produce a lot of heat. - currently we do not use spiral wood wicks.
Clean and Even Burn
Woodwick candles heat your wax evenly, allowing you to get the most out of your candle. Our candles flame equally on all sides, giving you a clean and even burn. Woodwick candles make less soot than conventional wicks. Before each burn, trim off the charred part of the wick and you’ll have a clean, bright and even burn every time.
Woodwicks Burn Longer
Woodwick candles burn at a slower rate than cotton wicks. Comparing a woodwick candle to one with a cotton wick under equal conditions, these candle burns more slowly and will last longer.
Light and Sound
Like a log fire, woodwick candles generates gentle, soothing crackling sounds as they burn. This together with natural flame of your candle creates a super relaxing environment whilst burning your candle. The cut of a wood wick gives your candle a distinctive modern flame feel, further adding to the improved ambiance of any room. You just don’t get this with a cotton wick.
Eco Friendly and Sustainably Sourced
Our woodwicks are what they say, that is 100% wood. They are eco-friendly and sustainable products sourced from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) mills. Woodwicks are more sustainable than cotton wicks, as they can be harvested with sustainable forestry methods, with thousands and thousands of wood wicks coming from a single tree.
Candles Look and Feel
Lastly and maybe not least, and very subjectively (!!!) we believe that these candles look more pleasing to the eye than a similar candle with a cotton wick.
Our Handmade Candles
Our handmade candles are hand poured by us in small batches at our FelinFach Chandlery Studio. Our candle soy wax, diffuser base and fragrance oils are cruelty free and vegan and are made from natural Soy Wax or a Soy and Coconut wax blend – they do not contain any paraffin waxes. Soy candle wax is a renewable and eco-friendly product and we believe that it provides you with the longest, safest, cleanest burn and has excellent fragrance-holding qualities.
FelinFach in association with Tree Nation plants one tree for every product purchased on our website. We do not source our soy wax from countries where there has been deforestation in producing soy wax.
Our company is located in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Our ethos is defined in the three words, NATURAL TRADITIONAL HANDMADE.