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Welcome to the Hive
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.
I love my new porcelain Babushka tea light candle holder that arrived today. I love watching the lovely pattern she makes on the wall and ceiling that slowly moves as the flame on the tea light gently flickers. I'm so happy I bought it. ... Thank you, Cate and all the worker bees, for your fast and friendly service and your wonderful products. You are a delight to do business with :)
Sunday Life (SMH/The Age) Feb 2008
Candle-maker Cate Burton, 35, from Queen B, found that beeswax was good for her soul and a healthier way to light up her world. How did you get into candle-making? I started having panic attacks about 10 years ago when I was very career-focused - I was working in corporate banking. My doctor recommended finding a hobby, so I started making candles.
Both soy and palm are oils when harvested – soyabean oil and palm oil respectively. To turn them into a wax they are bleached (creating billions of tonnes of dioxins) and then hydrogenated. I may be unusual, but to me something is ‘natural’ when it is used in the form it is harvested, not when it is so altered by chemical processes that it doesn’t bear any resemblance to the harvested product.
Hanging Glass Cylinders from Cate Burton at 1:56pm on 25 November
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:
La Rochere - Medium glass Cupcake tealight holder
In 1475, Simon de Thysac founded a glass-works at La Rochère, France.