• Dragon's Blood candles with shamrocks
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    Making Dragon’s Blood Candles

    Ever wonder what goes into making the candles in Tressa’s Treasure Shop? I took some photos as I went through the process, so let me walk you through it. I started with the Dragon’s Blood fragrance because the name fits in so well with the Celtic mythology/fantasy theme that I wanted to carry through to the store. With the first batch of candles I worked in our kitchen. I soon learned that wasn’t the best idea! The first picture shows with everything laid out: a scale to weigh the wax, a double boiler to melt it, scent, color blocks, glass jars and wicks. Waiting for the wax to melt is…

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    River Rock from Fairy

            River Rock comes from the Otherworld and isn’t found naturally in the Human World. Even in Faery, it is rare and therefore quite valuable. Found near water, it often forms near the thresholds between our two worlds. I’m not aware of any medicinal uses for River Rock. However, the gemstone stops sound from travelling on the wind, helping the person wearing it  hide from the fae. This ability stops working if a Sidhe is nearby. –Tressa/The King’s Jewel Series       Find out why this precious gem is so important, read Tressa’s Treasures today. Necklaces like the one in the picture are available for sale in Tressa’s Treasure…