Beautiful crystals, meet a staple of the carnival world, cotton candy! These Cotton Candy Rock Candy Strings will fill you with the happiness of the fairgrounds and deliciousness that only cotton candy can offer. Known as cotton candy and candy floss, we only believe they should be known as breathtaking! Feel as if you're laughing at the clowns, taking thrilling rides on the rollercoasters, and listening to the tinkling of carousel music with each bite of these cotton candy crystals. Cotton candy has a history dating back to the 18th century and was first recorded as pleasing folks in Europe. Machine spun cotton candy as we all know it today was developed in 1897.