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#1 : What type of Sealing Wax should I choose and how do I use them?
Last Updated: 10/18/2019
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There are two basic wax categories: Modern or Traditional Sealing Waxes- each having its own uses and characteristics.

Modern Sealing Waxes


Modern Glue Gun Sealing Wax :
By far, the most popular of the modern sealing waxes, this wax is available in over 50 colors and can be used with any Standard 12mm Low Temp Glue Gun.
Great impressions, fabulous colors and most importantly, ease of use are the hallmarks of this wax. A strong bond ensures it stays intact through the mailing process.
Best used for: Making many impressions / volume use
Melting Tools needed: Standard 0.44" (12mm) diameter Low Temp Glue Gun






Modern Flexible Sealing Wax with a wick: This wax has a wick, thus requiring no melting tools of any kind. Available in over 20 satin-finish or metallic colors.
A strong bond ensures it stays intact through the mailing process.
Best used for: Occasional or Everyday use

Melting Tools Needed: NONE














Modern Sealing Wax Beads:
Sealing Wax Beads are easy, clean and useful for small or large projects Can be melted with a Melting Spoon over a flame (takes a bit of time) or in a Melting Pot.
Best used for: All uses-Everyday: Single applications using Melting Spoon or Melting Set or Volume: Multiple Seals using a Melting Pot.
Melting Tools Needed: Melting Spoon & Candle or Melting Pot


Traditional Sealing Waxes


Traditional Kings Wax with wicks:

A 400 year-old tradition - Hand-made Scottish wax in King Size sticks with a wick- high gloss rich colors and firm texture.

Best used for: Traditional Sealing Wax Fans for occasional use- not recommended for outside of envelope mailing.
Melting Tools Needed: NONE




Traditional Bankers Wax (wickless):

The original English Bankers wax - Hand-made Scottish wax in a 400 year old tradition- breakable. King Size sticks wickless- high gloss rich colors and firm texture.

Best used for: Traditional Sealing Wax Fans looking for the original wax experience with breakable wax.
Melting Tools Needed: Melt over a flame and apply by hand (a bit tricky) or melt in melting pot.

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