This set of 2 handmade altar candles are ideal for aiding in ritual and spell work. White, the most poplular of altar candles, represents the Goddess, truth and purity. Placed at the two far corners of your ritual altar, these are always lit before any of the other candles and extinquished last. These are unscented and can be dressed before beginning magick. To "dress" a candle, you anoint it with the oil, rubbing in into the candle from the center towards the end, always rubbing in the same direction, then repeating on the opposite end. While dressing the candle, you should be concentrating on the subject, problem or question at hand.
White altar candles alone can usually be used to invoke the female Deities, using a special candle of the appropriate sacred color when invoking a particular goddess will bring much better results. White altar candles symbolize the universal energies with which you are communicating.
These candles are sized 2x9 and are slightly tapered at the top. The burn time is approximately 60 hours each. I used my special white magick oil, but it is unscented. They burn nicely and won't drip unless placed in a drafty area. If used outside, remember to bring them back inside. Place a candle dish under each candle so the annointing oils won't stain your altar. Its best to always use candleholders when burning candles. Complete burning instructions are inclu