Jar candles are candles that are contained in glass or canned jars. Jar candles are popular for its convenience, fragrance and portability. Jar candles doesn't create a puddle of used wax like you see in candle racks, making clean up nonexistent. These candles can be moved around with ease and put away without breaking or disfiguring the candle during transport. They also come in a variety of colors and fragrances and a flame that can last far longer than other free-standing candles. If you don't mind the shape or appearance of a jar candle, these candles make an excellent show of both flame and fragrance.