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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 fantastic product. Keep up the good work" from A Whitehead

Thanks for your newsletter updates, I love receiving them. And I love hearing of your progress and how with hard work and determination and a million other positive qualities that the little person can make a difference. I try to live the lifestyle of eco-friendly, locally and Australian made. I think Queen B summarises all that!...

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Media

Grazia - Jan 2009Grazia - Jan 2009 Jan 2009

Candles are one of life's little pleasures. Queen B creates hand-poured and handrolled beauties that are individually painted. Owner Cate Burton uses beeswax (instead of the usual paraffin) because it is a natural air purifier that doesn't drip or smoke and has a light honey scent. (The shop also sells "make your own" kits for your inner crafter.

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Waxing Lyrical

Scented candles - bewareScented candles - beware

The vast majority of candles are scented with fragrant oils. Fragrant oils (also known as aroma oils, aromatic oils and flavour oils) are blended synthetic aroma compounds that are then diluted with a carrier such as propylene glycol, vegetable oil or mineral oil*. Mineral oil is, of course, another petrochemical. These are fragrances created in a laboratory – there is little that is ‘natural’ about them. Candle-makers prefer to use fragrant oils because they are considerably cheaper than essential oils and they are also typically less volatile.

* Wikipedia

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Blog

And you call that a job?! from Cate Burton at 4:40pm on 5 August
Is it called a “job” when you do something that you absolutely, passionately, heart and soul LOVE every day?

Do you call it a job when you work with people you genuinely like and other people that you genuinely like call you up, pop in or send you emails wanting some of what you've created with your bare hands?

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Featured

$75 Corporate Gift Hamper$75 Corporate Gift Hamper
A perfect gift idea for corporate clients - for Christmas, staff gifts or to say thank you or congrats. Australian made eco beeswax candles and honey.

Queen B corporate gift hampers are full of sweetness and light.  Our hampers range from $75 - as high as you would like and are packed with Australian made product.

Our $75 Corporate Gift hamper includes:

  • a 15cm solid pillar (ask us about putting your brand on the candle)
  • a squat pillar (ask us about putting your brand on the candle)
  • a jar of Australian honey
Beautifully boxed (in a kraft board box) and packaged with hessian ribbon.  A perfect corporate Christmas gift.

As us about our generous bulk discounts.

We are able to provide a full service including personalisation, logistics and shipping upon request.

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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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