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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.

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Letters from Lovers (of Queen B candles)

Since buying Queen B candles I have not bought any others. from M.Lane

Since buying my first Queen B candle many years ago I have not bought any other candle.

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Media

Earth Hour magazine (SMH)Earth Hour magazine (SMH) Mar 2008

Earth Hour Saturday, March 29, 8pm Natural lights For candlemaker Cate Burton, Earth Hour is a great chance to revive the romantic dinner party. Her candle company, Queen B, is one of few in Australia to make beeswax candles. Unlike the most commonly produced paraffin candles, the beeswax variety do not emit carbon when they burn.

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Waxing Lyrical

The Price of PerfectionThe Price of Perfection

Beeswax as a raw material costs around 50 times the price of paraffin at a wholesale level... then again one is an aromatic, naturopathic, non-toxic wax and the other is a by-product of petroleum refining.

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Blog

Hanging Glass Cylinders from Cate Burton at 1:56pm on 25 November
Continuing with our theme this week of all things ‘alfresco & outdoor candle lighting solutions', another great glass vessel to protect your tealights from the breeze and cast more light (and more opportunities for me to explore the parks of Sydney!).

Because we know you're busy and need solutions, we've put together a special pack so these are ready to fire up or give away. The pack includes:
* 5 x Glass Cylinder Tealight holders
* 5 x 4-5hr Beeswax Tealight candles (clear cups)

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Featured

Dunny light candle holder - CopperDunny light candle holder - Copper
Australian made copper candle holders perfect for Queen B's pure beeswax candles!

These gorgeous dunny lights are made right here in Australia at a wonderful foundry in Victoria... we found them on our travels, bought one for ourselves and fell so in love that we decided we had to share them!

Available in copper and brass... order this one if you want copper. The matches come with the 'dunny light' holder. You'll need to order dinner tapers (solid or rolled) to go in the holder.

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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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