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Candle History

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Saturday, March 5, 2011, In : Soybean Candles 
Candles have cast a light on man's progress for centuries. However, there is very little known about the origin of candles. Although it is often written that the first candles were developed by the Ancient Egyptians who used rushlights, or torches, made by soaking the pithy core of reeds in molten tallow, the rushlights had no wick like a candle. It is the Romans who are credited with developing the wick candle, using it to aid travelers at dark, and lighting homes and places of worship at ni...
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Desert Valley Gifts in the POOL together Market Place 2010

Posted by Jennifer Compton on Sunday, February 13, 2011, In : Desert Valley Gifts History 
The New Collaborative Market Place in Mesa, AZ... POOL together. The NEW TIMES WINNER of the Best Retail Vision of 2010! POOL together is a collaborative market place housing more than 40 business owners. Featuring Farmer's Market, Weekly Events, and talented merchants. Desert Valley Gifts,LLC along with many other businesses joined POOL together to share in the vision. June 2010 was time for DVG (Desert Valley Gifts) to set up and get ready for the Grand Opening July 2010.

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