Sacramento has candle making equipment and supplies available for sale. Candles are wax blocks fitted with a central wick that can be lit to provide light. Candle making is a popular small industry, as well as a hobby among many people. They can be shaped differently, have many different fragrances, and be used for relaxation and calming purposes. Candle making supplies in Sacramento includes wax of various types, such as soy wax, palm wax, paraffin wax and beeswax; fragrance oils ranging from simple scents to exotic ones such as mint and amber, candle containers which can be jars, tin cups, glasses and paper boats, candle molds for shaping them, thermometers, wax heaters, pouring pots, cleaning supplies, candle dyes and wicks of various types. Candlemaking kits for amateurs and hobbyists may also be available for sale in Sacramento.