What are incense holders made of?

What are incense holders made of?

Incense is burned as a religious ritual to create fragrances that appeal to various deities and to help focus the mind.

It can be burned in temples or as part of a religious practice. Incense holders are made of many different materials and can be very expensive.

People have burned incense for thousands of years, but the material choices for censers have evolved over time.

Incense is burned in a number of different ways at various levels to create different scents.

Burning cones produces only one layer of fragrant smoke at once; burning cones multiple times produces more layers of fragrant smoke that can be layered onto existing scents or used alone as desired by users who want their own personal blend with whatever they burn.

Waving flames over burning cones creates additional layers as well as more intense smells depending on how much you vary the flame’s height above the cone when adding extra layers, creating more complex aromas with less effort.

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Incense burners are commonly made of resin, metal, wood, and ceramic.

The most common material for an incense holder is metal or ceramic.

Silver is the most expensive choice for it due to its scarcity. Gold, copper, and bronze are other common materials also.

Bronze was traditionally used because it was easy to make a fire from it without damaging the holder.

It was also easy to burn the fragrant material without causing a fire hazard or making a mess with the smoke.

Today’s manufacturing processes make it possible to create very intricate designs on backflow incense burner that were previously impossible.

Plastic is another popular choice for the new creations because it’s lightweight compared to other materials and can withstand repeated use without cracking or breaking.

Incense burners are made of a variety of materials, depending on the type of incense being burned.

For example, burning frankincense creates copious amounts of smoke that produces an aroma rich enough to cut through cold spells in olden times— hence the name “wintergreen” given to apple-frank EPHEMERALIS MIST FLOWERS OF DECEMBER .

In addition, burning sandalwood produces creamy white smoke with a sweet scent that calms emotions and brings about tranquility in people who use this type of incense in rituals.


What are the different types of incense holder?



incense bowl

Incense Bowls

Made of high-quality zinc alloy material, durable and safe.
The Chinese dragon's pattern is fashionable and stylish.
Can be a great decoration for home, office desktop.


vertical incense holder

Vertical Sticks Holder

Alloy Incense Burner Stick Holder Buddhism Heart Sutra Antique Line Incense plate Sandalwood Base Temples Yoga Studios Home Decoration

backflow incense burner

Backflow Incense Burner

Widely Use: The backflow incense burner can be used both with incense cones and incense sticks. The cones holder can be widely used in the living rooms, bedrooms, study, offices, meditation rooms, yoga rooms, hotel, etc


Led incense burner

Led Incense Burners

Elegant design: Buddha's hand-shaped design is the ancient culture of Eastern Zen. It can bring a sense of calm and Zen to your room, relax you, relieve stress, and get a good night's sleep.


clay incense holder

Clay incense Waterfall

incense burner ornament, adopts a teapot‑shaped appearance, exquisite and beautiful.


powder incense burner

Powder Incense Burner 

Brass Incense Burner


Unique brass incense burner is handmade and features a copper hand lotus backflow incense burner. It is a perfect addition to any home, bedroom or yoga room, and can also be used for meditation and Zen tea.



tibetan incense burner

Tibetan bowls

Indoor  Meditation Engraving Temples Smoke Supply Furnace Ornaments.

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dragon incense burner

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