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Incense burners

Incense is aromatic biotic material which releases fragrant smoke when burned. The term refers to the material itself, rather than to the aroma that it produces. Incense is used for aesthetic reasons, and in therapy, meditation, and ceremony. It may also be used as a simple deodorant or insectifuge. Incense is composed of aromatic plant materials, often combined with essential oils. The forms taken by incense differ with the underlying culture, and have changed with advances in technology and increasing diversity in the reasons for burning it.

Incense can generally be separated into two main types: "indirect-burning" and "direct-burning". Indirect-burning incense (or "non-combustible incense") is not capable of burning on its own, and requires a separate heat source. Direct-burning incense (or "combustible incense") is lit directly by a flame and then fanned or blown out, leaving a glowing ember that smoulders and releases fragrance. Direct-burning incense is either a paste formed around a bamboo stick, or a paste that is extruded into a stick or cone shape.

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Wine bottle Incense burner

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Product code: inc001


These are no mess incense burner or also called smoking bottles. Upcycle has taken a wine bottle and machined it with breathing holes so that you can hang a incense stick inside the bottle so that the ash falls in and you are left with a slow release of the fragrance. These incense burners can be sandblasted with almost any design you wish to order.

Price: R45.00 each (starting price for the plain clip version)

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