Many people have used incense in their meditation or in simply making their homes and offices have wonderful and calming smell. Since there are several types of incense burners to go with the incense, it is better that you will determine first the use of the incense to choose the right one so that you will get the maximum purpose of the incense. Since incense has become popular, this item can be found and be bought practically anywhere. Nowadays, with the modern technology of the internet, you can already buy this product via online. In order to maximize your incense, it is good also to know of the different incense burners available, and that is what we will describe briefly below.
Perfect for many kinds of incense is our first incense burner which is made of natural abalone shell. Holding smudge sticks, or sweet grass blades for burning herbs, resin and other types of combustible incenses, are among the common uses of this type of burner.
Another kind is considered as the most common burners called the ash catching incense burner. Anywhere where there are incenses sold, are also burners being sold, and take note that this is the least expensive among the different kinds of burners. The material can be in simple wooden holders or carved, and available in wood, ceramic, glass, bone and stone also. There are plain finish, carved, painted or inlaid with silver or brass.
And there is the bowl burner which just like the abalone shell can be used for the various kinds of incense. This kind comes in ceramic or brass and features a cover with screen top for safety purposes.
There is another type of burner that can catch ash as the incense burns and this the box burner. With a top and bottom and coming in with an enclosed storage on the underside, this type of incense burner can blend nicely in your interior decor.
The brass bowl burner is our next kind of burner that can withstand greater heat compared to the ceramic bowl burner. This type is usually used for burning incense on charcoal tablets, and has a thin layer of sand that will help protect the surface of where it is placed from burning.
Said to be a common type of incense burner is the coil burner. However, this is challenging to work with if you have a new incense. And the reason for this is that its coils are not steadfast in its burning if laid flat on hard surfaces.
There may not be scientific proofs yet of the effects of incense, but persons who use this material are satisfied of the effects that the incense brought to their mental state.