Posted by Carlos on 7/26/2013
Candles were originally used as a source of light. They have been in existence as far back as the Qin Dynasty. Whale fat was used to create these ancient candles. These early candles were scented with cinnamon, for use in temples. In later years, people began to use beeswax for candle making.
Posted by Bryan on 7/24/2013
Candle making is a rewarding business. Whether you have years of experience with candle making or you are just beginning to learn, candle making is a fun and easy craft. While pouring candles can be tedious, pride in the end result makes the patience it requires well worth the effort. If you are a candle novice, it is best to start by deciding what type of candles you want to make and purchasing supplies to learn the craft.
Posted by Melissa on 7/22/2013
Glass has been used throughout history for many different purposes. From industrial use to home use glass is an important part of everyday life. Glass is very simple and very financially beneficial to make. The main ingredients of glass are silica -or quartz- sand, sodium carbonate, and calcium oxide. The only tools needed are a kiln, a durable container, and a mold to shape glass. Other chemicals can be used to change color or strength of glass depending on what the glass is being used for.
Posted by Joe on 7/18/2013
Selecting the right wine glass is a key element in getting the most enjoyment and satisfaction out of every bottle of wine. Wine glasses come in a wide variety, from different sizes, shapes and compositions. Part of the experience of a fine wine is pairing it with the appropriate glassware. The appearance of the wine in the glass plays an integral role in how you taste and perceive each wine.
Posted by Carlos on 7/16/2013
Those who have visited European pubs and restaurants may have noticed an array of glassware styles behind the bar, as many European breweries design unique glassware to accompany each of their beers. The right glass can amplify the beer drinker's experience by creating just the right amount of head and offering optimal presentation.