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. Because of the popularity of incense, they can be found and bought anywhere.You can practically find incense and buy them anywhere because it has become famous with its uses. Nowadays, with the modern technology of the internet, you can already buy this product via online. It is also good to know the different types of burners to fit the incense of your purpose, and these are what we will describe each here briefly.
Perfect for many kinds of incense is our first incense burner which is made of natural abalone shell. This type is usually used for holding smudge sticks, or sweet glass blades for burning herbs, resin and other incenses that are combustile.
Another kind is considered as the most common burners called the ash catching incense burner. Considered as the least expensive among the burner options, this kind is very common almost anywhere in stores selling incenses too. 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.
The next burner similar to an abalone shell is the bowl burner that can be used for the different kinds of incense. This kind comes in ceramic or brass and features a cover with screen top for safety purposes.
Another kind of incense burner is called the box burner and it catches the ash as the incense burns. Usually this type has a top and bottom and with an enclosed storage box found on the underside, can be found carved or with various paint finishes that would be a nice decor in any home.
The next type of burner is the brass bowl burner that can withstand greater heat in comparison to the ceramic bowl burner. If you are using charcoal tablets for burning incense, you can use this type of burner, and this has a thin layer of sand that will help avoid damages on the surfaces of furniture or area where it is placed.
The next type of burner that we can mention is the coil burner which is another common type of burner. But some experienced this to be a challenging burner to work with. This is because of its coils that will not remain burning if laid flat on hard surfaces.
The properties of incense may not have scientific supports yet but those who are practitioners of the material are so far satisfied with the effects it has on them.