Twist the cotton wick through the
‘wick holder’ which is located in the
front opening of the lamp. Leave the
wick about 1c.m. or ½ in. out of the
2. Fill the lamp only with vegetable oil
at the middle opening of the oil lamp.
olive oil (was the most often used in
ancient times) but common cooking oil
sunflower oil, corn oil, etc. works.
COMMERCIAL OIL OR ANY FUEL OTHER THAN
The oil lamp should be filled with a
small amount of vegetable oil
approximately the 2/3 of their capacity.
Small size holds about: 20gr. or 0.7oz.
of oil (working time aprox. 4 hours.)
Medium size holds about: 30gr. or 1.2oz.
of oil (working time aprox. 7 hours.)
Large size holds about: 70gr. or 2.4oz.
of oil (working time aprox. 9 hours.)
Wait for two minutes so that the wick is
saturated with oil.
3. Now … you can light your oil lamp!!
4. You can adjust the flame in and out
of the ‘wick holder’ by using a pair of
tweezers. If the wick is to far out the
flame may start to smoke. Make sure the
wick is about 1c.m. or ½in. out of the
‘wick holder’. Depending on how much
light you want the more out the wick is
the more light you will have.
5. After each use clean tip of the burnt
wick. The oil lamp from time to time
will need to be cleaned, so with hot
soapy water scrub the lamp clean. Be
sure before relighting that the lamp is
dry inside and out. When the wick has
finished you may use our “extra wick”
from the Epalladio Accessories, or any
cotton wick available. ENJOY!