Candle Care & Safety


  • Remove crystals & any large floral pieces before burning.
  • Ensure wick is upright & trimmed to 5mm prior to each burn.
  • Allow wax to pool to the rim of the vessel before putting candle out for optimum burn.
  • Do not burn for more than four hours at a time.
  • Sit candle on a stable, fire-resistant surface when burning.
  • Stop burning when 13mm of wax remains in the bottom of glass.
  • Keep out of reach of children, pets & flammable items.
  • Always burn candle within sight, never leave unattended and avoid burning in draughty areas such as near windows or fans.
  • Do not move candle when lit, handle glass with care.
  • If glass becomes blackened, allow wax to harden & cool, then clean glass with dry paper towel.



When made correctly, candles with crystals and dried flowers are as safe as any other candle.

With any candle comes an element of danger, that’s why there are warning labels advising proper and safe use. A professionally embellished candle with dried flowers and crystals is no different. Purchased from a reputable candle brand and used correctly in accordance to the instructions they pose no more risk than any other candle. 


Please Note: The above information outlines Crystals & Me interpretation on this subject. It should not be taken as advice. Please do your own research and come to your own conclusion. This article is written for Australians. If you live outside Australia please refer to your country’s regulations on candle safety.