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Birthday Candles

Birthday candles hold their own importance in the celebrations of birthday. Since the time immemorial when the birthday celebrations came into being, the birthday candles got associated with them. No birthday cake is considered to be complete without the birthday candles. The presence of the candles on the birthday cake not only decorates the

birthday cake but also signifies the happiness and joy brought by the birthday in the form of the light produced on burning of these birthday candles.

Here are certain interesting facts about the birthday candles.

Birthday Candle's History
The use of the birthday candles on the top of the birthday cake dates back to the period of the early Greeks who were in the habit of placing these birthday candles on the top of the cake offered by them to Artemis - the Goddess of Moon. They had a notion that because of the lit candles on the round cake, it used to glow like the moon.
According to their practice, a big candle was placed in the middle of the cake, which used to represent the 'light of life'. According to another notion, people placed candles on the top of the birthday cakes because they believed that there were Gods in the sky who would get your prayers with the help of the burning birthday candles.

Beliefs And Traditions Of Birthday Candles
There are many beliefs and traditions connected with the birthday candles. According to one belief, if a person is able to blow out all the birthday candles in one breadth while making a wish, then it is said that all his wishes would come true. Another belief says that the birthday wish should never be revealed otherwise the wish would never come true.

Birthday Candle Types
There are different types of the birthday candle available in the market nowadays. Most common of all these candles are the long and cylindrical taper candles, which are prepared by dipping the wicks into the melted wax, then pouring the wax into a mold and finally by rolling the wax around a wick. Apart from these, you also have an option of selecting from the different types of innovative, imaginative and creative birthday candles available in the market.

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