The art of candle making remains remarkably similar over the years

Although the materials that comprise a candle have changed through the years, the art of candle making has remained surprisingly similar to the original production processes. Candle wicks were, at first, made of reeds or rushes; eventually, various natural fibres were used. In 1824, Frenchman Jean-Jacques Cambaraceres introduced an important refinement in wick technology with […]

Meet our World Vision Child

Golden Glow are proud to have been sponsoring less fortunate children for over 40 years through World Vision, we would like you to meet our 5th child Basanti Kumari, she is 9 years old and lives in India, she really enjoys going to school and is loving the opportunity to learn, it has been really […]

Why are Fragrant Candles so effective?

Many people ask me why fragrant candles seem to be so effective in making their homes smell great and why are they proving so popular? While I don’t think there is any magic answer, there are good reasons why fragrant candles do such a good job, as well as the wax, one of the main things a flame needs to keep […]

Wedding Candles

To all those beautiful brides to be, getting married this 2015/2016 wedding season, we would love to help you with your candle requirements, we have good stocks of imported and New Zealand made Pillar candles, Taper candles, Floating candles, and long burning Tea light candles (imported only). You can order online or if you are in Auckland and would like to […]

Welcome to our new website!

Hi to all our Golden Glow supporters, welcome to our new website and thank you for your patience while we have been getting it ready, expect big things to happen in the near future, we are embracing the chance to make our new website work for both you and ourselves, we will be adding lots of […]