Paper Wick

Wick with a flat appearance, braided with 100% cotton and paper, ideal for giving great firmness, made up of two cores which vary depending on the number of threads desired. The result of combining these two types of materials achieves a flame with body and brilliance.

Its main use is for decorative candles, scented candles, and candles in glass.

Paper Wicks – from ancient rome to the present day

Paper wicks were widely used in ancient Rome, although obviously the material used was not exactly the same as the paper introduced from the east much later. These were changed for cotton fabrics as they significantly reduced the production of smoke when burned. With the modern techniques used by Mechas Plá, this problem has been eliminated, and they can be used with peace of mind and without bothersome smoke.


The most commonly demanded finish is made up of: