Posted on March 27, 2020August 15, 2022 by Customer Service — 6 CommentsGranulated Wax Candles One of the best candle projects to make with kids in your family or youth group is wax art crystal candles. Wax art crystals, or granulated wax, is a wax that has been formed into tiny beads slightly larger than sand. The product is available in a myriad of colors and even several scents. What makes this so easy is that the wax does not have to be melted. It can be easily poured into any “candle safe” container. For anyone who has seen “Sand Art” the concept is identical except when you are finished you have a candle that can be burned. Once you have selected the proper container take a completed wick assembly (one with a base) and place into the glass container. The best wick for this application is going to be something like a 34-40 zinc. The best way to get started is to select several colors and gently pour the crystals into the glass container with a spoon or other dispensing tool. You can take multiple colors and layer them in the glass to the desired height. For ultimate effects such as waves, you can take a long, narrow pointer such as a knitting needle and slide down the side of the glass container. This will create “waves” in the wax. This is a project any age child or adult can enjoy. This is a great project for cub scouts, girl scouts, and camping trips. The candles can even be used as wedding favors. The true advantage to wax art crystals is that they may also be melted and poured to make votives, pillars and even small containers. The wax art crystals are easy to handle and can be melted in any type of double boiler. The colors are slightly more concentrated, so white wax art crystals should be added to any color to lessen the intensity. What is nice is you can mix, match and melt the crystals to get any color shade you desire. Get started with our Granulated Wax Art Kit, which comes with 5 lb bags of granulated wax (unscented), 8-9oz hexagon jars with lids & 10 wicks! Post navigationPrevious post: Cookie Cutter CandlesNext post: Beachy Candle Projects 6 thoughts on “Granulated Wax Candles” felicia August 13, 2022 can you add color or scent to the white granulated wax? Reply William Binder August 15, 2022 Unfortunately without melting you cannot add color or fragrance. Reply Desiree Neikirk November 23, 2022 yes you can. You would have to add drops of liquid fragrance and dye to the wax granules once you put it in a large disposable bag and shake. Reply William Binder November 27, 2022 Unfortunately you are NOT able to apply color or fragrance to the granulated wax. The color and/or fragrance must be added when the product is made. Sorry could not have been more assistance. Reply amit December 16, 2022 hi, i want to know that how can i make sand wax ( wax granules of tiny size) at home? what chemicals and process need to follow? Reply William Binder December 16, 2022 Unfortunately there is not a way to make wax granules. These are made on a piece of equipment. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.