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    Third-graft Pearl Senior Guide Member Lady_Disdain's Avatar
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    Candle wax isn't that hot, though, as long as the pearls aren't that close to the flame (nearer the perimeter of a pillar candle for example). I think doing a few trial runs with inexpensive freshies would be worth a shot. My main worry is how the user is going to clean the wax off the candle after it was fished out. Some kind of wrapper would be necessary, I think.

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    Will buyers want to deal with removing the wax from the pearls?

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    I'd be afraid they'd try to scrape off the wax with a knife.

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    BWeaves, I was thinking the same thing.

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    Sorry, sure I have not well understood the topic of this conversation... Are there really pearls shipped in wax?!

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    "But the pearl will be well wrapped to insulate it from the hot wax...."
    Sounds like some sort of covering for the pearl will be part of this experiment, so the wax will not actually be touching the surface of the pearl.
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    So sorry to not have clarified. Yes the pearl will be wrapped in plastic or another material to seal it, keeping it away from the wax. So the pearl will stay dry. And yes, the jar holding the candle will be big enough so none of the plastic or other material comes in contact with the flame.

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    Pearl Scholar Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert pattye's Avatar
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    Some things one just has to experiment with, like this! Not a huge investment, so why not?
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