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Top 5 Ring Candles

September 23, 2016
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With the price of ring candles being a bit higher than your everyday ‘Bed, Bath, and Beyond’ candle, you want to be sure that the one that you pick out is worth your money and actually a quality candle. You may be looking for a highly fragrant candle, or maybe you want something that looks nice as well and will look great with your home decor. Whatever the case may be I’ve constructed a little basic guide to point you in the right direction using personal experience along with the general consensus from people who have purchased some of each.

This will be based on a variety of factors so you can choose what caters most to your interests.

The CandleJunkies 5 Best Ring Candles List

Number 5

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First up, we have the company that started it all. The ring candle from Diamond Candle. While a few other companies have come along with incredible candles and taken the crown as best ring candle (at least in our opinion), Diamond Candles still makes a solid choice if you are looking to buy a ring candle. They have a decent selection of scent choices that both look and smell great. We found that since they are on such a mass scale now, that their jewelry quality has weakened a bit and sometimes you will find duplicate rings that others have found in their candles. Don’t get me wrong, they still do have nice rings.

If you have found a ring worth a notable amount it will have a tag on it that will allow you to appraise it on their website.

Size:  16 oz

Wax Type: 100% Soy wax

Prize Option: Ring ($10 -$5000 value)

Burn Time: 100+ Hours

What is My Ring Worth?: If the ring inside is of value $100 or higher a code will be found attached. Code entry can be found after creating an account on their website HERE

Consultant Program: No

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Read More: Fragrant Jewels Review

Number 4

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The candles from Jewelry Candles were overall, very impressive. They are scented with scented using a wide range of essential oils allowing them to have one of the largest selections of scents available. At the time of writing this list there are a total of 86 scents available! Within this vast selection you can be sure to find a scent that you’ll love.

I love that these candles are made with 2 wicks. It truly helped with the candles burn quality. Something that sets their candles apart were that they had gifting in mind when designing their candles. For example, they have a line of candles which they call “greeting candles” that are a sort of 3 in 1 candle that contains the candle, the ring/jewelry inside, and also the label doubles as a greeting card that you can pick according to the occasion.

Candles aren’t the only products available from Jewelry Candles as well. They also have wax roses, soaps, and tarts with jewelry inside as well, so if candles aren’t your thing – I assume they are if you are at our blog 😉 – than you can still choose something that you might be more interested in instead.

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The newest ring we found inside one of our candles from Jewelry Candles. :O

Size: 18 oz wax

Wax Type: Premium natural soy wax

Prize Option: Ring (with custom sizes), Necklace, Pendant, Bracelet, Earrings ($10 – $7500 value)

Burn Time: Around 100 hours

What is My Ring Worth?: To find the value of whichever piece of jewelry you have received you must go to their website HERE and fill out the appraisal form.

Consultant Program: Yes

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Read More: Jewelry In Candles Review

Number 3

Editors’ Choice

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Fragrant Jewels is a newcomer to our list. We have been keeping an eye on their candles for a while now and have loved what the company has done. Fragrant Jewels differentiate themselves from the competition by using a proprietary coconut wax blend for their candles which allows their candles to hold fragrance extremely well. They also have one of the highest maximum jewelry value available when compared to other ring candle brands. This high prize potential is only matched by Jewelry In Candles.

When it comes to jewelry variety, Fragrant Jewels was lacking slightly because they only have the option of rings as a surprise inside. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing however, as the rings which did come from these candles, even the lower valued pieces,  seemed to look much better than a few of the other companies.

They also have a new collection of candles called ‘The Black Satin Collection’  in which they partnered with Swarovski Crystals. These candles all contain .925 sterling silver rings made with Swarovski crystals plus a chance for a bonus ring valued at up to $10000. These candles are slightly more pricey but they come in gorgeous glass collectible jars.

Sizes available: 11 oz – 16 oz. The 16 oz candles are available in single or tri-wick formats

Wax Type: Coconut wax blend

Prize Options: Rings with a potential value ranging from $10 – $10000

Burn Time: 100+ Hours

What is My Ring Worth?: All rings come with a tag that has a code attached to them. Enter the code at the Fragrant Jewels Vault to real its value.

Consultant Program: Yes

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Two Way Tie For Number 1 Between…

Editors’ Choice

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It was a tough decision for first spot. So much so, that we couldn’t pick which of these two was better. Jewelry In Candles and JewelScent are (still) our current top favorites for best ring candles. Whichever you decide to go with, you can be sure that you will be getting a high quality candle.

Jewelry In Candles (JIC) quickly won us over and continue to be improving every day. With an enormous selection of scents and lots of customization in jewelry options, Jewelry In Candles really steps it up a notch. The total count on scents at the time of making this list is 74 for their jewelry candles and 76 for their jewelry tarts which is beat out only by Jewelry Candles at 86. Even though JIC had the second highest amount of scents, I still found theirs to be the most wild and fun, ranging from “Rose Zinfandel” to the masculine scent of “The Gentleman” to the triple scented and layered “Neapolitan” candle.

This versatility carries over into the jewelry that is offered inside of their candles and tarts. You can choose between a men or women’s ring of nearly any size, necklace, or earrings for your jewelry surprise.

Jewelry In Candles also sometimes sends out bonus candles at a random chance with your order, which have gift prizes inside that can be exchanged for things like Ipads and other hi-tech electronics or even vacation packages!

The only thing we didn’t like with JIC was that it is more difficult to have your lower valued jewelry appraised.

Update: You WILL find a tag attached to your piece of jewelry if it’s value is $100 or higher but it would have been nice to know what each piece was worth, regardless of value.

Size: 18 oz

Wax Type: 100% Soy wax

Prize Options: Rings (with choices for men), earrings, or necklace. Also bonus prizes ranging from electronics to vacations ($10 – $10000+ value)

Burn Time: 100+ Hours

What is My Ring Worth?: If the ring inside is valued at $100 or more it will have a tag attached to it stating it’s value

Consultant Program: If you are looking to make a little supplemental income on the side, or just get a 30% discount on the candles yourself, Jewelry In Candles offers a way for you to join their program and sell their candles for some extra cash! We would like to keep this list more about the candles themselves but if you would like to know more about this you can find more info on their website here.

*You can now join the Jewelry In Candles rep program for free.

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Tied At Number 1 With JIC Is…

Editors’ Choice

jewelscent review

The candles from JewelScent were our clear cut favorites until we tried Jewelry In Candles. These are stunning candles.

Their classic line of candles are without a doubt, the nicest looking ring candles out of any brand that we’ve tried. The semi-transparent floral type patterns really give the candles a nice look and that is highlighted even further with the glow from the candles in the dark.

Aside from being so aesthetically pleasing, these are some of the best burn quality when it comes to ring/jewelry candles. I found that the wax melted evenly and gave a melt pool of almost 1/2 an inch consistently the entire way down. The wick is slightly thinner on these than some of the other candles which seemed to stop it from “mushrooming” so much and causing soot.

One of the best performing ring candles that I have ever tried out. While JewelScent does not have as wide of a scent selection as a few other brands like JIC, the scents that they do have are mouthwatering. Grapefruit Pomegranate in their signature collection might be one of the best smelling candles I have owned.

Like some of the others, you are not limited to just candles and tarts. JewelScent also offers a surprise in soaps, fragrance beads, and body scrubs as well which are nice additions.

The ring reveal system that they have in place is in my opinion better than what JIC has in place currently, so while they had a lot more scents to offer we found that these features balanced each other out.

Size (wax): 10 oz – 18 oz (plus various other sizes for soaps, beads, etc.)

Wax Type: Natural soy blend

Prize Option: Ring with preference to size ($10 – $7500 value)

Burn Time: 100+ hours (18 oz)

What is My Ring Worth?: You can enter the code found on your ring on JewelScent’s appraisal page. If you happen to find a golden tag instead, that means that you have a piece worth from $100 – $7500!

Consultant Program: Yes

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Read More: JewelScent Review

In Conclusion

Of all the ring candles which we reviewed, these were our top 5. Keep in mind, this list will be updated and may change as we try out more candles and new companies appear.

We highly recommend the candles from Fragrant JewelsJewelScent, and Jewelry In Candles as a good starting point if you have never purchased a ring candle before. There are of course upsides and downsides to each brand which we will add in a new section of this post in the future and in our individual reviews. Check out our ring candle reviews section for more information on each individual candle that we have reviewed so far. The best ring candles page showcases some of the best individual candles from a variety of brands.

Disagree with our picks? Have any questions? Please leave us your comments below and we will try to help with anything we can!

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  • Reply Christine May White McKinley April 30, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    I want one so bad

  • Reply Christine May White McKinley April 30, 2015 at 11:01 pm

    I like to have one so much

  • Reply Rachel Crisp April 30, 2015 at 11:33 pm

    What about Jewelry In Candles?

    • Reply The Candle Junkies May 2, 2015 at 12:00 am

      Thanks Rachel. Jewelry In Candles is one of the few we hadn’t had a chance to review yet but we will have that done soon and change the list if needed!

  • Reply Laurie May 1, 2015 at 3:22 am

    please try some of the amazing small companies!

    • Reply The Candle Junkies July 25, 2015 at 1:33 am

      Thanks for the comment! We have been trying quite a few of the smaller brands and reviews and updates will be on the blog soon 🙂

  • Reply Laurie May 1, 2015 at 3:23 am

    Please try some of the amazing small vendors like Lagniappe Candle, owned by a 17 year old from Louisiana.

    • Reply The Candle Junkies May 1, 2015 at 6:59 pm

      Thanks for the tip! We will try to be as diverse as we can with the candles we review and will keep those in mind 🙂

  • Reply Emilie S. May 1, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    I have tried Jewel scent, bella candles, and prize candle. The Bella candle I got had a tropical scent that bothered my allergies, and while its awesome all the rings are silver, they are also very dainty. I prefer the candles from prize candle, but even the rings they value at $25 quickly tarnish and discolor your skin. The jewel scent candle has the best rings in my opinion, with even the cheaper ones not discoloring my skin.

    • Reply Judy Johnson April 8, 2016 at 9:20 pm

      I don’t like the ones from Prize Candle all that much. The rings look cheap and are in whatever size they decide to send (mostly very small sizes) and the candle didn’t really smell very much a over the house like Fragrant Jewel candles do. I want something I can at least wear.

  • Reply Marjorie Cardinell May 1, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    I am proud to be a jewel scent Rep. I myself tested other companies products before I signed up for jewel scent. I love the candles of course but the body scrub is my personal favorite, the wax tarts are huge, and of course the jewelry is great! Thank you for writing this article.

  • Reply Shannon Shafer May 2, 2015 at 12:59 am

    You have got to try Jewelry In Candles! They are 21oz. and only $24.95. They are 100% soy wax with a cotton wick and smell AMAZING!!!!!!

  • Reply Michelle Smith May 2, 2015 at 3:34 am

    I see you haven’t tried Fragrant Jewels… burns clean, strong scent not as expensive as another on your list and rings are nice, mine was worth $25

  • Reply Lisa May 4, 2015 at 6:01 am

    I’ve tried a ton of these jewelry candles, and my far and away favorite has been Southern Gem Candles. The candle itself is in an adorable mason jar, the scent throw is long lasting, and far reaching, and rather than jewelry, there are genuine gemstones hidden in the candle instead. They’re a smidge on the pricier side ($3-4), but shipping is free and they have frequent sales.

    I MUST suggest trying the Beach Linen above all their scents for summer!

  • Reply Amanda May 4, 2015 at 6:13 pm

    Won a 100 ring but they want my debit card

    • Reply The Candle Junkies August 20, 2015 at 9:02 pm

      Which company wanted your debit card? I’ve never heard of that happening to anyone else.

  • Reply Jenn May 7, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    You should definitely give jewelry in candles a shot. I’ve tried the ones you’ve listed above including bella candles and haven’t found one that competes with JIC.

  • Reply Hannah Budding Smiles May 12, 2015 at 6:59 am

    This is an interesting read, I’ve not bought a ring candle before but it seems like a nice present option xx #MBPW

    • Reply Shannon Shafer May 16, 2015 at 9:24 pm

      You really should try them! They are a lot of fun. Not to mention smell amazing!

    • Reply The Candle Junkies July 25, 2015 at 1:35 am

      Thanks for the comment Hannah. They are a lot of fun!

  • Reply sara creager May 23, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    I love Jewelry in Candles! I’m a candle junkie myself and these are by far my favorite!! So I had to start selling them of course the feed my own addiction 😉 send me an email for a coupon in you’re interested!

    • Reply Angela Merso March 20, 2016 at 5:14 am

      I’d love to try

    • Reply Pam April 5, 2016 at 11:31 pm

      I want a coupon!

  • Reply DeAnna May 29, 2015 at 10:45 am

    Bella Candles released a new line of “European candles” and a line of soaps that are not guaranteed to have sterling silver jewelry. They are trying to hide this information from their consumers and will only admit it when questioned about it. They are claiming that the new lines are “test products”. Several people are very upset that they ordered these new products and received worthless costume jewelry and the company won’t do anything about it. Please do not encourage people to buy from them.

  • Reply XmasDolly July 15, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    Please put your products review on Tuesday at my blog for our :Show Off Tuesday! Reviews & Give-Aways”! Monday’s is for music only. All Posts that does not have music is listed so and will not be visited. Sorry.

  • Reply Brooke November 21, 2015 at 12:53 am

    Such a great list to help me make decisions on Christmas gifts! Thank you!

  • Reply Christine Breen December 18, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Have you ever gotten a candle that didn’t have anything in it? I just got one from Bling It Candles and haven’t gotten a response from them yet. I’m not sure what to do.

    • Reply The Candle Junkies December 20, 2015 at 7:01 pm

      Personally I’ve never run into this problem before but I have heard of a couple rare occurrences where this has happened. Have they gotten back to you yet? Maybe they can give you a refund or a replacement candle.

  • Reply Lizbeth January 5, 2016 at 11:44 pm

    Has anyone tried Fragrant Jewels? I am intending to buy my very first ring candle, but there’s so many to choose from! Any advice would help, thanks!

  • Reply Shyrl January 16, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    I absolutely love Fragrant Jewels. As more jewelry candles hit the web, the quality and priceses of the rings have gone down, but my first two purchases of Fragrant Jewels I got an Amethyst ring worth over $500 (the stone was flawless..I took it to my jeweler to be appraised, and my second one was a Blue topaz worth over $400…I’m

  • Reply Elizabeth February 5, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    You should do a review on the company called sweet smells and trinkets. The woman that makes them hand pours every single item in her home. The scent throw is AMAZING and the options are even better. From candles to tarts to bath items. I personally have only been able to make a few orders but every item I’ve have ordered has had a piece of jewelery over $100.00. Take a look at her page. have fun and enjoy

  • Reply Ashley Wallace March 21, 2016 at 2:01 am

    What do you mean by jewelscent having a better reveal system them JIC?

    • Reply The Candle Junkies March 21, 2016 at 6:32 pm

      Thanks for the comment Ashley. Well what we mean by this is that with Jewelscent you will always have a tag attached to the piece of jewelry you find in your candle with a code on it, you can then go on their website and enter the code to reveal what your jewelry is worth. With JIC you will not get a tag with your jewelry unless the piece you find is worth $100 or greater I believe. So it doesn’t give you any less chance of finding an expensive piece of jewelry necessarily, but it is kind of a bummer opening up a prize that has no value given to it often. This is of course just my opinion, others may not find it that important to them. We still do love the candles that JIC makes, and have also heard from people at JIC that they plan on improving this aspect so this could potentially change! 🙂

  • Reply Ally T March 26, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    I just went to Jewel scent and it says that the ring size chosen is not guaranteed. In reading the reviews of just one scented scrub I found two people that had not gotten the correct size. What are you supposed to do with a ring that doesn’t fit?? I am very hesitant to buy from them because the jewelry is the best part and I don’t want to waste my money on one that doesn’t fit. Anyone have experience with this?

  • Reply Kristen April 20, 2016 at 10:24 pm

    I ordered from many companies and JewelScent was by far the best! I won a $40 ring in my first candle and a gorgeous ring valued at $100 from my second and they smell AMAZING.

    • Reply Roni Taylor August 30, 2016 at 12:26 am

      If you receive a ring that isn’t the correct size you can contact customer service and they will replace the ring for you!

  • Reply Penny July 2, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    Thank you sooo much for your reviews!! I had been purchasing from prize candle for special occasions. I was giving the rings away. I was even enrolled in their monthly program so I could get a higher value ring! I didn’t know of other companies that you could choose the size ring you want!
    I don’t mind paying for a higher quality ring in the size I wear! So I ordered from Fragrant Jewels, their Black Satin Collection!!
    My first one was for my 50th birthday in March 2016! I had an amazing experience with the beautiful jar and a real sterling silver and Swavorski Jewel!! ????
    So for Mother’s Day I ordered 5 of the Black Satin collection! I sent them to 4 people as gifts!! (Ring value a min. of $45!)
    I also went full swing into their candles and enrolled into their Passport Program for a monthly candle with a ring value minimum of $25.00. (I want a better ring.)
    Then as I was burning them I realized that when I went to blow them out the cloud of black smoke was never ending. And I even start the wick really short! Every time.
    Especially because I have asthma. I know that I’m not going to get away from the smoke of a candle when you blow it out, but this was significant and all black, not gray. I just had my walls painted and was worried about the soot.
    I’ve had to blow out all the candles I’ve gotten from Frangrant Jewels outside on the porch or in the garage.
    When I talked to my mother in law about finding her ring I found out that every time she burns the candle the smoke detector in the house goes off!! ???? I was mortified!
    So I have posted on Frangrant Jewels FB page about the issue. I also advised them when I called to cancel my Passport Program membership. I haven’t gotten any response that they are concerned about the excess soot.
    I am trying to figure out a good way to melt the wax and maybe create tarts.
    It stinks to have to do that especially after paying $59.95 for a candle. ????
    I am on to finding another company. Thank you so much for your impartial feedback and recommendations!!

    • Reply Angela Morrow July 26, 2016 at 1:55 am

      go to! our candles are $35.00 CAD plus shipping 🙂 You can choose your jewelry, and it will be valued between $10 and $7500 USD-That is almost $10000 Canadian dollars!

    • Reply Susan September 24, 2016 at 6:54 pm


      I’m sorry to hear about this experience. Just a thought to keep you satisfied…Jewelry in Candles generally sell for $24.95, are made from 100% soy wax (to burn clean), and contain an all cotton wick.

  • Reply Cj July 16, 2016 at 12:18 am

    I love the surprise candles. It’s like cracker jacks for adults, they are just fun. My favorite is the adult toy themed candles available at

  • Reply Angela Morrow July 26, 2016 at 1:51 am

    hello! just so you all are aware, we just opened up Jewelry Candles in Canada. We are now shipping from Carlyle, SK Canada!! Please go to and let us help you get your bling on!

  • Reply Kathie B. August 2, 2016 at 5:45 am

    You should also try Kimmys’ Kissables Lip Jewels. It’s lip balm with jewelry hidden inside and the website says you can find jewelry worth up to $200. Though that is not as much as the jewelry candles, the idea is unique. I haven’t seen anyone do lip balm reveal yet. Here’s the website:

  • Reply Kimberley Mierzwa August 10, 2016 at 1:29 am

    Hi, I was wondering if there are any candles that you can choose the type of ring. As in silver , gold or platinum. Do they make these?

    • Reply The Candle Junkies August 10, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      Hi Kimberley! I’m not currently aware of any brand that lets you choose the metal beforehand but I do know that Bling It Candles states the metal type on the paper that has the rings value with it

    • Reply Susan September 24, 2016 at 6:51 pm

      Hi, Kimberly. With Jewelry in Candles’ Pink Flame line, you can choose the type of jewelry you want and the details of the jewelry are explained during the selection process. Hope that helps.

  • Reply Kathryn Griffin August 10, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    What a lovely top 5! Thank you for sharing. And, thank you for the visit and sweet comment at The Dedicated House. It means the world! Feel free to share this at my Make it Pretty party which is currently live. Here is the link if you want to check it out. Have a happy rest of the week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  • Reply Susan September 24, 2016 at 6:48 pm

    Good afternoon. I love this blog and would like to see two things corrected. With Jewelry in Candles, the buyer has the option of selecting their jewelry type (and size for rings). The available prize annotated on this blog reflects the company only offers rings, which is inaccurate. Nearly every scented product offers the consumer the option of earrings, necklaces, or rings (men’s and women’s). Also, it is free to become a Jewelry in Candles representative. Thanks! Looking forward to more great posts.

    • Reply The Candle Junkies September 27, 2016 at 6:32 pm

      Hi Susan, thanks for the comment! I added that you can now join JIC for free but as for the jewelry choice, it currently says that you have a choice between rings, earrings and necklaces. I’m not sure where you were referring to.

  • Reply Sue Crouch October 5, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    I am new at this, so here goes.
    There is another candle company that also puts jewelry in their candles. The name is Charity Candles. Every thing with jewelry in it that I have received has had a retail value of $40 or more., and everything is Sterling silver. No plated costume jewelry. They have an elite line that has retail values of more than $100 in each candle. The fragrances are amazing! You can choose rings, pendants or earrings…and you choose the size on the rings! Check them out! Their website is

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