Candles have been a mainstay of home decor since the time of Ancient Egypt, and their popularity has yet to wax or wane (see what we did there?). Candles themselves, however, have come a long, long way from the days of Cleopatra. No longer limited to simple tallow or beeswax sticks, the candles of today are practically works of art and come in just about every color, style or scent you could imagine—and beyond. (Greek mythological candle, anyone?) Whether you want one that will double as functional sculpture or turn a guest's head from across the room, we've found 15 of the most cool candles the world has ever seen—and they're all available on our list below.