these babies are a game changer. did you know to get the most life out of your candle you really should be trimming the wick back before each burn?? it's easy to do that with regular old scissors at first but once your candle is halfway down the jar, it becomes more of a challenge. do yourself a favor. get a wick trimmer. extend your candles burn life and keep them out on display because these matte black beauties are just plain classy looking.