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MANUFACTURERS OF

HOODOO, SANTERIA, CATHOLIC, and MAYAN

CANDLES

This alphabetical list comprises those North American manufacturers who were making 7-day or novena candles for the hoodoo, Santeria, Catholic and/or Mayan market from the 1990s when i began collecting to the present day. They sell their wares wholesale and there is no guarantee that any of them will deal with the general public. Some are no longer in business.

For a list of the candles produced by these manufacturers, go to the page of candle types.

For a list of retailers who sell these candles to the public, go to the page of suppliers.

For information on how these candles are used, see the page on candle magic.

  • American Candle Comany (Le Fe brand)
  • Bright Glow Candle Company
  • Candle Corporation of America (Eternalux brand)
  • Continental Candle Company (Sanctuary Series brand)
  • Crusader Candle Company
  • General Wax & Candle Company
  • Indio Products
  • Lama Temple
  • Lucky Mojo Curio Company
  • Reed Candle Company
  • Zoltar Candle
  • No Manufacturer's Name
  • AMERICAN CANDLE COMPANY

    American Candle Company
    63 4th Avenue
    Haskell, NJ 07420
    (201) 839-4545 (800) 225-0212
    (bilingual Catholic and Santeria candles)
    1 piece of paper//no back; with prayer: Le Fe brand

    BRIGHT GLOW CANDLE COMPANY

    Bright Glow Candle Company
    El Monte, California
    or
    Bright Glow Candle Company
    Vernon, California 90058
    appear on the labels, but Nynex yellow pages lists the address as:
    Bright Glow Candle Company
    4820 Everett Court
    Los Angeles, CA 90058
    (213) 587-4002
    (bilingual Catholic candles)
    1 piece of paper//no back

    (bilingual Catholic candles)
    2 pieces of paper, beaux arts border; with prayer

    (Spanish-language Mayan pseudo-Catholic candles)
    2 pieces of paper, beaux arts border; with prayer

    CANDLE CORPORATION OF AMERICA

    Candle Corporation of America
    566 or 586 West Adams St. [hard to read the label]
    Chicago, Ill. 60606
    or
    Candle Corporation of America
    Chicago, Ill; Miami, Fla; Torrence, Cal.
    or
    Candle Corporation of America
    Carson, CA 90749
    appear on the labels, but Nynex yellow pages lists addresses for:
    Candle Corporation of America
    999 East Touhy Avenue
    Des Plains, IL 60018
    (847) 294-1100
    and
    Candle Corporation of America
    7320 Northwest 36TH Avenue
    Miami, FL 33147
    (305) 835-0334
    and
    Candle Corporation of America
    2777 East El Presidio Street
    Long Beach, CA 90810
    (213) 636-1763
    (bilingual Santeria and Catholic candles)
    2 sides silkscreen, no paper

    (bilingual Santeria and Catholic candles)
    2 sides paper; no silkscreen: Eternalux Series (banded top and bottom with blue crosses)

    CONTINENTAL CANDLE COMPANY

    Continental Candle Company
    1420 West Walnut
    Compton, CA 90220
    (310) 537-9300
    (bilingual Catholic candles)
    2 sides paper bound by UPC; no silkscreen: Sanctuary Series (stained glass border)

    CRUSADER CANDLE COMPANY

    Crusader Candle Company
    327 Nevins Street
    Brooklyn NY 11215
    (718) 625-0005
    (English-language hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen, no paper

    (bilingual hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen; no paper; no prayer

    GENERAL WAX & CANDLE COMPANY

    General Wax & Candle Comapany
    6858 Beck Avenue
    North Hollywood, CA 91605
    (818) 765-5800 wax
    (818) 765-6357 wholesale candles

    (bilingual Catholic candles)
    2 sides paper (image//prayer); no silkscreen

    (bilingual Catholic candles)
    2 sides paper (image//image) bound by UPC; no silkscreen; no prayer: small size, quilted jelly-glass

    INDIO PRODUCTS

    Indio Products
    236 West Manchester Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90003
    (213) 778-2233

    (bilingual hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen; no paper; with prayer

    LAMA TEMPLE

    Lama Temple
    Chicago, Illinois 60621
    appears on some labels; Nynex yellow pages lists this as:
    Lama Temple
    2415 West 15th
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312) 243-3500
    also
    Lama Temple
    San Leandro, California 94577
    or
    Lama Temple
    Carson, California 90749
    appear on some labels; Nynex has no listings for these addresses.

    In the 1990s, the Lama Temple brand name was bought by Indio Products

    (semi-bilingual hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen; no paper

    LUCKY MOJO CURIO COMPANY

    Lucky Mojo Curio Co.mapany
    6632 Covey Road
    Forestville, CA 95436
    (707) 887-1521

    (English language Catholic candles)
    2 sides paper (image//prayer); no silkscreen

    (English language hoodoo candles)
    2 sides paper (image//prayer); no silkscreen

    Complete list of Lucky Mojo Catholic novena candles at the Lucky Mojo Online Catalogue

    Complete list of Lucky Mojo hoodoo candles at the Lucky Mojo Online Catalogue

    REED CANDLE COMPANY

    Reed Candle Company
    1531 West Poplar Street
    San Antonio, TX 78207
    (210) 734-4243
    (bilingual Santeria and Catholic candles)
    1 side paper (image)//1 side silkscreen (prayer); decorative silkscreen border all around

    ZOLTAR

    Zoltar Candle
    appears on the labels; Nynex has no listing for a company by this name;
    it appears to be a brand name used by Bright Glow Candle Company for their hoodoo candles.

    (semi-bilingual hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen; no paper

    NO MANUFACTURER'S NAME ON CANDLE

    (bilingual hoodoo candles)
    2 sides silkscreen; no paper; no prayer

    (English-language hoodoo candles)
    1 side silkscreen; no paper; no prayer

    Here are four of the best books ever published on candle magic; two were written in the 1940s, one in the 1960s, and one combines a 1940s text with material from the 1990s through the 2010s. These are time-tested, reliable, and detailed instruction manuals that every practitioner ought to be familiar with.Each is different and contains different spells and concepts, with very little overlap.

    The-Art-of-Hoodoo-Candle-Magic-in-Rootwork-Conjure-and-Spiritual-Church-Services-at-the-Lucky-Mojo-Curio-Company The Art of Hoodoo Candle Magic in Rootwork, Conjure and Spiritual Church Services
    by Catherine Yronwode and Mikhail Strabo

    Candle magic is one of the foundational practices within African American hoodoo folk-magic. Spell-casters of every level of experience within the community know the value and efficacy of setting lights, This book is actually three books in one filled with history, teachings, traditions, and instructions on how to become a candle magic practitioner, how to provide candle ministry services to clients, and how to conduct public candle-light services.
    96 pages, paperback.
    $9.00
    BOO-GRI-AHCM

    The Master Book of Candle Burning
    by Henri Gamache
    Originally published in 1942; this is a revised 1998 reprint.
    The classic text on hoodoo candle burning in the pre-Santeria era; covers everything you need to know about colour symbolism, figural candles, dressing candles, altar layouts, etc. The author was beyond doubt the best early 20th century writer on hoodoo.
    96 pages, paperback.

    $7.50
    BOO-GRI-MSCB

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    The Magic Candle
    by Charmaine Dey
    Originally published in 1982; this is a facsimile reprint. After Henri Gamache's "Master Book of Candle-Burning," this is our next-most requested title on candle magic. The two make a great set or pair, as each covers slightly different aspects of the work of dressing, fixing, and setting lights, doing altar work, and casting magic spells with candles. Dey provides a handy guide to the employment of novelty and image candles in practical work.
    64 pages, paperback.

    $7.00
    BOO-GRI-MCCD

    The-Guiding-Light-to-Power-and-Success-by-Mikhail-Strabo-at-the-Lucky-Mojo-Curio-Company

    The Guiding Light to Power and Success
    by Mikhail Strabo
    A classic text from 1941 on the practice of candle magic by Mikhail Strabo, the former proprietor of Guidance House, an old-school New York City spiritual supply company. Highly recommended.
    64 pages, paperback.

    $6.95
    BOO-GRI-GUID

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