We proudly offer our Altar Brand 51% Beeswax candles, made from Beeswax, one of nature's renewable resources. These candles are perfect for use throughout the Advent and Lenten seasons. Altar Brand 51% Beeswax candles perform with consistency and beauty you can trust. Altar candles are candles set on or near altars for religious ceremonies. Altar candles may be placed directly on the altar or in tall stands to the side of or behind the altar.