Floating Diya Wicks Review - For Jyot And Decoration (2023)
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These Floating Oil Wicks Are Perfect For Festivities – Mishry Finds (2024)

How can you use these floating oil wicks? Do you just need water or more? Details in our floating oil wick review.

Mishry Rating

Overall Experience
4.5 / 5


Extremely convenient to use, these floating wicks can be used as decorations during festivities or for religious purposes as well. The long burning hours get a thumbs up from us.

Burning diyas and akhand jyot during festival time and special occasions is a ritual many people follow in India. If you are having a hard time adjusting the wick every now and then, we have a quick fix for you. Enter : Floating Diya Wicks. 

Adding another product to our Amazon Finds list, we discovered this easy hack to burn diya or jyot at home in case you are short of them. These floating oil wicks are a definite buy and here are all the reasons why.

A quick view at the product details of Floating Oil Wicks : 

Floating Oil Wicks Product Details 
Price  INR 200 (price at the time of review)
Special Feature  High on Convenience
Buy Now  On Amazon 
Mishry Rating  4.5

Floating Diya Wicks Attributes

Burning Time

8 to 9 hours provided adequate ghee/oil is added


It can be used as akhand jyot or to decorate tables during celebrations

What’s Unique?

It is super quick and easy to light

Mishry’s Experience

These floating oil wicks are a perfect way to use as an akhand jyot, if your rituals/regulations allow. In addition, you can also use them as a party décor item. For an enhanced appearance, you can add some colored pebbles at the base and then add the oil. What we liked about them the most is that these do not require frequent adjustment of the wick. Additionally, they have a burning time of 8 to 9 hours provided adequate oil is added.

close look at the packaging and appaearance of the oil wick
Review in process : Floating Diya Wicks.
the burning floating diya wick
The Floating Oil Wick in use.


These are a super quick and hassle-free way to burn akhand jyot especially during festival time. These can also be used as a simple, chic way to decorate your tables during celebrations.

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Convenience - 5/5


1. Burning Time 

These floating diya wicks have a burning time of 8 to 9 hours.

2. Usability

The usage of these floating diya wicks is simple. All you need is to fill a glass or diya with oil, place these wicks and light them with a candle or matchstick .

Quality/Performance - 4/5

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Floating Oil Wicks.

Floating oil wicks will last as long as there is sufficient oil in the container in which the wick is floating. It is best to change the cork wick every 12 hours (if using as an akhand jyot).

You can get the best quality floating diya wicks on popular online portals such as Amazon, Flipkart, Big Basket etc. You can also buy from the link provided.

The silver film acts as a protective layer and ensures that the cork does not get burnt. And it also limits the absorption of oil.

Mustard oil, sunflower oil, canola oil, molten ghee etc. are some of the best oil to use for floating oil wicks. If you’re using this with just ghee (no water), we suggest taking a steel or silver bowl.

For lighting a floating oil wick, follow the below mentioned steps : 

  • Take a large diya, steel/silver bowl or study glass and fill it with water (75%). 
  • Now fill the rest (leave a few cms from the top) with oil.
  • Place the wick inside the oil keeping the silver side up. 
  • Now, light the wick with a candle or matchstick.

Final Words

Here’s a quick review of these floating oil wicks that we ordered through Amazon. These are extremely handy and a quick way to light a diya during festival times for longer hours without constantly checking up on them. The best part is that you do not have to adjust the wick.

Caution: Do not leave the diyas unattended for a long period of time.

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