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Explanation: Just like in English: a chemical substance, used for making candles (among other things)
Parafin and stearin candles made in the 1860's
Posted by Val on April 12, 2001 at 18:39
I am looking for information on how candles were made in the 1860's such as tools used to make them, techniques, ingredients and etc. Please e-mail me if you can give me any tips, websites or anything I can use. (www.fastforums.com/candlemaking/messages/6022.html )