Candles in the current scenario are used for several purposes like decoration & gifts. They are
always an indispensable part of the festivities and usual home décor. But this doesn’t imply that
using candles is something new for the human civilization. Candles date back to the age of
There is a belief that the French cavemen used candles while etching and painting the walls.
Some remains of candles made out of animal fats are found in the French cave areas. Further,
evidences of candles in the old ages are said to be found in Egypt. Historians believe that the
Egyptians made candles by dripping bees’ wax on leave stems.