These soy candles are each handmade by one of our family members with love and care! Candles are are ALWAYS appreciated as gifts and to simply have on hand to enhance the ambiance of your home. Soy wax holds scent longer than paraffin, so you get TWICE the candle. Soy wax is a healthy product made from soy beans, unlike the toxic chemicals that are found in petroleum and paraffin products. Soy Candles burn evenly and all the way to the bottom, so there is no wasted wax and clean up with soap and water. Purchasing soy candles, supports our American Farmers. These candle are single wick (cotton) and lead free for clean, even burning.