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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)

You have a beautiful business in so many ways. Packaging alone is stunning. from J Jessup

I just want more and more (call me Miss Piggy!). Testing out the DIY candles tonight. My favourite will always be the honeycomb look candles. LOVE them to bits. Thanks so much

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Media

201103 - NT News201103 - NT News Mar 2011

The Bee's Knees of Candles The World Wildlife Fund says the only candles that are carbon neutral are 100 per cent pure beeswax candles. And they put their money where their mouth is, buying their Earth Hour candles from Queen B. Queen B candles are made from 100 per cent pure Australian beeswax - a natural, non-toxic, aromatic and naturopathic product.

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Waxing Lyrical

What is paraffin?What is paraffin?

Paraffin is a toxic, waste product from petroleum refining. This greyish-black sludge is bleached with 100% pure bleach (the bleach used in laundries is about 10%), creating billions of tonnes of dioxins. The discovery of paraffin revolutionised candle-making because it was cheap and readily available. It still is.

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Blog

You ask. We deliver!… more options in the Bulk Tealights & Tapers packs from Cate Burton at 5:59pm on 29 September
You may remember that a few months ago we did a survey. The response was way better than we could ever have even dreamed – several hundred of you taking the time to share your thoughts. The content is literally pure gold. There are so many beautiful comments. So many fantastic ideas. So much constructive feedback. We've spent literally hours poring over the feedback. Some of the comments need a response (I'll do that in later blog posts). Some of the ideas can't be done and others will take months or even years to execute. And others we can do right now. So we have!

So, in response to your feedback/requests we're launching mini-bulk boxes for our 4-5hr and 8-9hr tealights and for our 12 hr (20cm) taper candles. So the options you have now are as follows:

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Featured

Hen's Candlemaking ClassHen's Candlemaking Class
Looking for a Hen's party activity that doesn't involve a pole, or leave your stranded in the harbour?!

Join Queen B at the Hive for a Hen's party with a difference... and you can BYO food and wine so that you can settle in for a good time.

Group books for a minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 25 people.

We have several options available:

2 hour party - $60 per head (you'll each walk away with a small painted pillar, rolled tapers and a memorable and enjoyable afternoon)

4 hour party - settle in for the evening - $100 per head (you'll each walk away with a painted pillar, rolled tapers, tealights, votives, a small beehive and you'll all paint on a large pillar for the bride to take away into her new married life)

or why not make all the candles to be burned at the wedding so that her special night is lit with the love of her closest girl friends.  Simply let us know what you want to make and how many people we'll be entertaining and we'll see if we can tailor something for you.

Either call Queen B at the Hive, or pop this in your cart and let us know your contact details and the details of your party, and we can give you a buzz!

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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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