Give your celebration a special glow with these hand-rolled candles, made from sheets of beeswax in the subtlest shades of ivory, butter yellow, and deep olive. Make a set for yourself, and make more to give as holiday gifts that are both pretty and useful; during the eight days of Hanukkah, a total of forty-four candles are lit.
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 1996/1997
Using a utility knife and ruler, slice wax sheets into 2-by-4 1/2-inch rectangles.
Cut wicking into 5 1/2-inch lengths; make a knot close to one end.
Warm wax with a blow dryer until just pliable, 10 to 15 seconds.
Lay wicking along edge of wax with 3/4 inch of wick hanging beyond wax.
Roll wax around wicking; press seam with your finger to smooth and seal.