3 inch ivory large floating candles are wax discs made to be burned while floating in a liquid such as a vase or bowl filled with water. Similar to Pillar candles, they are compression molded and then over-dipped. This allows them also to be burned as a mini pillar in any suitable candle holder. Please remember that exposing your candles to a draft may result in some dripping and or smoking. Floating disc Candles Wedding, Birthday, Holiday & Home Decoration. Made in the USA.