With hours of dreamy candlelight in your Candle by the Hour, you canset the amount of time it burns, hour by gleaming hour. Simply feed the pliable bees wax coil through the candle clip in increments of 3 inches or less. Three inches of cancle will burn for approximately 1 hour. Set your nights alight with the Candle by the Hour!. Burning time total is 144 hours. Quirky bees wax Candle is like a sculpture. Candle reaches upward in a spiral from a metal burning plate with metal calipers gripping the Candle. A unique conversation piece for any room. Burns as long as you "tell it to" and then extinguishes itself!