The lava lamp was invented by Edward Craven Walker whose other claim to. a light bulb as the heat source, he settled on a bottle used for Orange Squash, .
A regular incandescent bulb is used as the source for both light and heat in a lava lamp. The type of light bulb is critical to ensure the lava is not over or under heated.
The complete list of ingredients in the "Lava–lamp" is a company secret, but they are, fundamentally, coloured wax in coloured water. Invented by Edward Craven
Liquid motion lamps (which most people know as "lava lamps") have been around for decades. The theory behind a liquid motion lamp goes something like this:.