BeesWax & Candle Care


Beeswax

Handcrafted, from hive to home

Traditional beeswax chandlery is the alchemy of turning flowers into light. Warm, luxurious illumination that celebrates your home. Our artisanal candles are hand-crafted in our studio in the Pacific Northwest, using only pure, wild Canadian beeswax, filtered through clay and charcoal to ensure quality.

Beeswax is both sustainable and protects biodiversity; a natural, renewable resource, sourced from apiaries throughout British Columbia and Alberta. The colour of the wax changes season to season, depending on what flowers are in bloom as the bees gather the pollen. Our candles are a treasured gift of aroma, form, and an indulgent, intimate light.

Please never leave a flame unattended. It might get lonely.

 

Maintaining A Traditional Beeswax Candle

Trim the wick after each burn to a quarter of an inch, slightly longer for tapered candles.

As the candle burns down, gently thumb in the melted wax inwards, to contain the wax pool.

To extinguish, smartly press the wick into the wax pool. This will not only ensure the absence of smoke but will re-coat the wick for the next lighting.

Bloom is a whitish patina that may form over time. This is the natural rising of minerals to the surface, and may be wiped away with a lint-free cloth.

Beeswax has been used as a household aid for centuries; poured into gaps in wooden floors to prevent squeaking, rubbed on draws for an easier glide, drawn onto saw blades to prevent binding and rust, and even on metal zippers.

Bees Wax Works candles are best burned in a draft free environment, to ensure a dripless candle.