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Handcrafted Decorative Candles

The artisan Rita de Cassia Tozzo works with paraffin wax, making candles for several Catholic churches in Botucatu, Sao Paulo State.  She also makes decorative candles with ready-made moulds that she buys from a workshop in Sao Paulo.Techniques in the candle making workshop include mixing, melting and pouring wax. For moulds and special shapes It is possible to spend a few days at metal, wood or Fiberglas  workshop learning the mould making process and making custom moulds which is located in some other places.  Forms are made of cast aluminium, zinc, silicon and even fibreglass.

bamboo

metal

wood

leather

textile

glass

paraffin

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