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Queen B (the person)Welcome to Queen B and our world of pure Australian beeswax candles... hand-made with care for you and your environment.

Queen B candles are individually made from 100% pure Australian beeswax and pure cotton wick. They are free from paraffin, soy, palm, fragrances and scents. Read more about why on the pages under the Why Beeswax menu in the top banner.

Treat yourself, your environment and the people you love with the natural honey aroma and pure golden light of pure Australian beeswax candles from Queen B.


Letters from Lovers (of Queen B candles)

I know they will make Thomas' christening even more special... from F Cormick

I just wanted to thank you for our gorgeous candles which I collected today from the Post Office. They are beautiful and I love the packaging too.

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The Sun-Herald S MagazineThe Sun-Herald S Magazine Oct 2008

e happy Long known for producing some of the most coveted candles in the business, Queen B (aka Cate Burton) is forever buzzing with new ideas. Among her latest is this 12cm beehive design. All Queen BŐs candles are made using 100 per cent beeswax which is evident from the slightly sweet, honey aroma they give off when lit.

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Waxing Lyrical

Beeswax - naturally superiorBeeswax - naturally superior

Beeswax has the highest melting point of any wax known to humankind. Whereas you will often find that paraffin candles drip or drown the wick, and soy or palm candles typically come in jars or have hardeners such as stearic acid added to the wax, a beeswax candle (when properly made) will not drown the wick and rarely drips.

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Shipping update for Christmas orders from Cate Burton at 2:48pm on 15 December
My phone has been ringing all day with customers wanting to know whether they'll get their orders if they order today, so I thought I'd just let you know the current state of affairs.

We're dispatching orders within 1 day of receiving them (often quicker). Based on past experience, delivery times are as follows:

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Dinosaur Designs - Totem - MediumDinosaur Designs - Totem - Medium
Designed by Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy from Dinosaur Designs in collaboration with Cate Burton from Queen B, this medium Totem candle features DD's iconic rock design in a brilliant orange.

Dimensions: approx 15cm (H) x 9cm (W)

Burn Time: approx 90 hours

Economics: 61 cents per hour of natural honey aroma-ed, air ionising, ambient, small Australian manufacturer and beekeeper supporting candlelight... hand-rolled right here in Australia. 

Note: this candle is designed for longer burning (ie generally over 3 hours). If you continually burn the candle for shorter periods, the candle will not burn all the way out to its wrap. Luckily it's a natural ioniser, so you can leaving it burning and it will be purifying the air you breathe whilst you enjoy it's natural honey aroma!

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Queen B

Queen B beeswax candles are made with 100% pure Australian beeswax a pure cotton wick and copious amounts of hand made love. We stock beautiful and stylish candle holders, personalised candles, votive candles and pillar candles that nourish the human spirit and our environment.
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