How to Make Floating Pearled Candles?

How to Make Floating Pearled Candles?

Candle Pearls™️ are undeniably beautiful in their own right. Yet, for those who want to add an extra charm and richness to special occasions, floating pearl candles emerge as the perfect choice.

These floating pearled candles not only emit a soft glow but also reflect their light in water, providing a tranquil ambiance throughout your space.

If you're eager to learn how to create floating pearl candles at your own pace, look no further than this comprehensive guide by Candle Pearls™.

Materials Needed

Listed below is everything that you would need while making floating pearled candles. 

  • Container
  • Water
  • Candle Pearls™ wax
  • Wick (included with wax purchase)
  • Flowers (Optional) 
  • Hot Glue (If you’re using florals) 

Step-by-Step Guide to Making Floating Pearled Candles 

Making floating pearled candles is a super easy process. Here’s how you do it: 

Fill the Container 

Add flowers (optional), gel beads or decorative rocks in the container for that unique and exquisite look. Also, pro tip- Make sure you use hot glue to stick the flower or other decoratives to the bottom to keep them from floating. 

Now, you can add water to the container. 

Add Candle Pearls™

Pour about a 2-inch thick layer of white Candle Pearls™ on top of the water. Also, please note that the colored pearls may start to fade once wet.

Add a Wick and Light Up  

Place and light the wick in the center of the pearls to complete your candle. (Also, make sure that the bottom of the wick does not touch the water)

You can reuse the Candle Pearls™ after using them as floating candles. Here’s how!  

All you need to do is scoop out the pearls with a spoon or you can even strain them using a mesh cloth. Now, you can air dry them on a paper towel. Then there you have it, Candle Pearls, good as new.


  • What do floating candles symbolize? 
  • Floating candles often symbolize tranquility, serenity, and the passage of time. Their gentle presence on water evokes a sense of peace and harmony, making them a popular choice for various ceremonies and rituals.

  • What liquid do you put floating candles in? 
  • Floating candles are typically placed in water, which serves as both a decorative element and a stabilizing medium. However, you can experiment with adding gel beads or other liquids such as scented oils or colored water for different visual effects.

  • How many hours does a floating candle burn? 
  • The burning time of a floating candle can vary depending on its size, quality, and environmental factors such as air circulation and water temperature. On average, a floating candle can burn anywhere from 2 to 4 hours.

  • Do floating candles work? 
  • Absolutely! Floating candles are not only visually appealing but also functional. When placed on water, they create a mesmerizing ambiance and provide gentle illumination, making them perfect for enhancing the atmosphere of any space or occasion.

    Also Read: How To Make Pearled Candles?

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