US 1831902 A
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Nov. 17, 1931. i I. M. BRC JWN CANDLE Filed D80. 17, 1928 I //I//I7/ Inventor I a? 3 0W Ptented- Nov. 17, 193i "ran STATES PATENT OFFICE IVA M. BROWN, OF FRANKIE, WYOMING I CANDLE Application filed December 17, 1928. Serial No. 326,623.
The present invention relates to candles The sprays of the plant employed in carrying and has for its principal object to position out the invention may be of any suitable char a spray of a suitable plant having a pleasacter, such as sage brush, cedar, pine, rose, ing odor within the body of the candle, durlavender and any other plant giving off a .1 ing the moldin of the same so that the finpleasing odor.
ished candle will carry the odor of the plant, It is obvious that my invention is susat all times, including While the candle is ceptible to various changes and modificabeing used as an ornament, as well as while tions in construction without departing from the same is being burned. the spirit of the invention or the scope of 1;) A still further object is to construct a canthe appended claim, and I accordingly claim dle of this character in a simple and pracall such forms of the device to which I am tical manner, which not only enhances the entitled.
a. appearance of the article but also produces a Having thus described my invention, what pleasing odor while the candle is being I clalm as new is: 1.3 burned and which does not add to the cost A candle comprising a cylindrical body of thearticle'. of transparent wax having a plurality of Other objects and advantages will become fragrant plant sprays embedded therein and apparent from the following detailed deextending longitudinally of the candle body scription when used together with the acfor substantially the major portion of the companying drawings forming part hereof, length of the candle body so as to be conand wherein: sumed during the burning of the candle for Figure 1 is an elevational view of a candle producing a pleasant odor predominating constructed in accordance with my inventhe odor of the candle material, certain of tion said sprays being disposed close to the trans- 3,. Figure 2 is a vertical sectional view thereparent surface of the body so as to be visible through, and therethrough. Figure 3 is a bottom plan view. In testimony whereof I aflix my signature. In carrying out the invention I employ IVA M. BROWN the use of an ordinary Wax candle indicated so generally at 5, which may be of the conven- 5U tional tapering formation or of any suitable shape and provided with the cord burner 6 extending longitudinally therethrough.
During the molding of the candle, in the as usual manner well known in the art, I insert one or more sprays or twigs of a desirable plant 7 in the mold, together with the burner 6, so that as the wax from which the candle is constructed is poured into the mold, the -21) spray of the plant 7 will'become embedded c in the wax as will be indicated in Figure 2 of the drawings.
The spray of the plant has the leaves 8 remaining thereon while being molded with -1 the candle so that upon the removal of the 5:,
candle from the mold some of the leaves will appear close to the surface of the candle and by reason of the usual transparent or semitransparent nature of the wax the leaves will 50 be visible beneath the surface of the candle. 10c