A burning candle, as lit when taking a bath or the power is out. Depicted as a white, pillar-shaped candle with a flame and wax dripping down its sides.
Used for a wide array of content, such as various senses of light, birthdays, remembrance, relaxation, and topics concerning religion and Halloween. Notably featured in the Summoning Circle meme on Twitter.
Apple and Google’s candles are in silver holders. Samsung’s candle was previously pink, perhaps as in a birthday cake.
📅 Candle was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.