Candleholders throughout history
In today’s modern world, rarely will someone remember to use a candleholder for a special occasion. After understanding its history and significance, you might be left reflecting on the ambience and sophistication they provide.
The use of candleholders is recorded back to the time before Christ, when up until the invention of electrical power, they were considered the main alternative source of lighting. Archaeologists have discovered clay candleholders dating as far back as 400 B.C. Candleholders are mentioned in the stories of Moses, Babylon, Ancient Rome and are constantly traced throughout human history as an essential item in households, churches, various spiritual and cultural rituals and solemn ceremonies.
Great importance was always placed on its esthetical appearance and the materials used in the making of a candleholder. Various sorts of candleholders were made from numerous types of materials such as clay, ceramics, brass, iron, aluminium, bronze, silver, gold, glass, wood and so on. They are categorised as short or tall candleholders, and candleholders for one or more candles. By adding precious stones, lenses, mirrors or similar features, candleholders are decorated so as to perfectly conform to interior and exterior spaces.
Maintenance of candleholders
In maintaining the beauty of stainless steel parts in a candleholder so that it continues to attract attention, you should adhere to these instructions:
1. Clean the candleholder occasionally with a moist cloth that has been soaked in a mild cleaning fluid.
2. When finished with cleaning, wipe with a dry cloth.
In order to maintain the beauty of the wooden parts in a candleholder, you should take note of these directions:
1. Wipe occasionally with a moist cloth soaked in a mild wood cleaning fluid.
2. Having finished cleaning, wipe with a dry cloth.
For maintaining the beauty of the stone parts in a candleholder, follow these instructions:
1. Wipe occasionally with a moist cloth soaked in a mild stone cleaning fluid.
2. When finished with cleaning, use a dry cloth to wipe dry.