GENERAL INFORMATION FOR THE RED SOAPSTONE BURNER WITH BRAIDS
- Hand carved by artisans in India.
- Cylindrical in shape.
- No electricity needed – disperse essential oils with a candle or through natural evaporation.
- With candle- place 2 tablespoons of water in upper dish. Add 8-10 drops of essential oil.
- Or natural evaporation – place 8-10 drops on a cotton ball and place in upper dish.
- Creates a pleasant ambience with its ever changing light patterns and pleasant aromas.
SINCE EACH BURNER IS MADE FROM NATURAL STONE, ALL PICTURES SHOWN ARE FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY. ACTUAL PRODUCT MAY VARY. COLORS CAN VARY FROM A DARK RED TO A PURPLISH RED.
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This Charming Hand-Carved 3.25″ Red Soapstone Oil Burner With Braids Pattern Will Create A Pleasant Ambience In Any Room.
This small red soapstone oil burner / diffuser with braids is great for creating that perfect ambience in small rooms or on your desk. The red soapstone oil burner is roughly 3.25″ tall by 3″ wide.
You can disperse your essential oils with either a small tealight candle or allow your essential oils to naturally evaporate.
When using a candle, place the red soapstone oil burner with braids on a stable surface. Also we suggest you place the oil burner on a coaster because it does get hot and you do not want to burn the surface of what ever you are placing your burner on.
Place the bowl on top and pour at least 2 tablespoons of water in the upper dish or fill the dish until it is up to 3/4 full. Adding water is important otherwise, your essential oil will smoke and burn the bowl. Do not let the water completely evaporate.
Add 8-10 drops of essential oil into the water.
Place a lit tealight candle inside the burner. We suggest you use a smaller tealight candle that is approximately 1.5″ x 2″. This will provide you about a 4-7 hour burn time depending on the candle. The warm light of the candle will produce various patterns as it flickers.
WARNING! This soapstone oil burner / diffuser will get very hot. When using a candle, we suggest you place the burner on a cup coaster and do not touch the soapstone burner until it has cooled off. Please keep away from young children and pets. Do not place near or on combustible items such as tablecloths or drapes.
Please keep in mind that if you want to use your essential oils for a therapeutic purpose, this is not ideal since heat can destroy some of the therapeutic qualities of many essential oils. But if you are only interested in the aroma, than this is perfect.
When dispersing the essential oil aroma through evaporation (no candle), just add a 4-10 drops of your favorite essential oil on a cotton ball and place in either the bowl or inside where the candle would normally go, or place a few drops in the bowl itself.
The essential oil will evaporate and will permeate around a small area such as your desk or a coffee table next to your couch. A few drops will usually emit an aroma for several hours, depending on the type of essential oil.
To add the flickering light of a candle to your red soapstone oil diffuser, you can use a battery operated LED tealight candle. Depending on the brand, the battery in these types of candles can last several days. And of course you can replace the batteries.
Each red soapstone oil burner with braids is unique because they are hand carved from soapstone, a naturally occurring soft but very dense stone. It is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, so it is great to take and use anywhere.
A Note About The Manufacturing Process Of The Red Soapstone Oil Burner
Soapstone is also known as steatite or soaprock, which is a type of metamorphic rock mainly composed of the magnesium rich mineral talc. Soapstone is relatively soft, making it easy to carve. Since soapstone is so soft, It is ideal for carving into various shapes and patterns.
The more talc in the stone, the softer its grade. Some soapstone that has a high talc content even possess a soapy feel when touched.
Soapstone is durable, heat-resistant, and has a high heat storage capacity. As a result of these qualities, it has been used for cooking and heating equipment for thousands of years.
Soapstone is a natural ingredient. This soapstone burner / diffuser has been hand-carved in the traditional Indian method, producing minimal waste. The product’s package is made from 100% recycled paper.
The company we purchase these soapstone oil burners from, Prabhuji Gifts, uses its proceeds to help with various humanitarian projects including: Prabhuji Food Rescue Program, in which the organization feeds people in need in the USA, Dominican Republic, Colombia and India. By purchasing Prabhuji’s Gifts products, you help support these causes.
Prabhuji Gifts is a Gold-level Green America Certified Business.