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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)

"Who wants to burn a petroleum product when you can enjoy the warm glow of a gently fragrant beeswax from J Lamerand

I was looking high and low for a local product to roll my own candles, and get the kids involved in making something. Queen B's candle kits hit the jackpot.

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Newcastle HeraldNewcastle Herald Mar 2008

THE homes of students from Merewether's Holy Family Primary School will not be in complete darkness during Earth Hour next Saturday. Years 4 and 5 pupils spent Thursday morning busily making about 50 candles that will burn between 8 and 9pm. The 20 centimetre tall candles, which will double as a fund raiser for the school's regional environmental sustainability centre, are made from sheets of beeswax.

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Waxing Lyrical

"the greatest threat facing the Amazon is the production of soy" Greenpeace"the greatest threat facing the Amazon is the production of soy" Greenpeace

According to a report by Greenpeace*, “The Amazon

Rainforest is the largest expanse of tropical rainforest in the world, but it is disappearing at an alarming rate – since the 1970s, an area of rainforest the size of California has been lost. Few people today realize that the greatest threat facing the Amazon is the production of soy”.

*Greenpeace, “Nothing YUMmy About Amazon Destruction”, 18 May 2006

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Harnessing the talent within from Cate Burton at 10:30am on 28 July
We know from experience you're a talented bunch so we thought we'd try to harness some of that photographic talent. To be honest, we're also stretched thin and we really just need help :-)

If you've ever ordered from us online, you would have received a copy of our educational information cards. Well they're about to run out so we're going to do an overhaul. In particular, this time I would like to do one which shows some of the imaginative ways of usingBee Lights. I often speak to customers who don't use them because they don't know what to burn them in… and that's a crying shame as I think they're one of the most beautiful things we make.

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Phoenix - 20cm narrowPhoenix - 20cm narrow
Gorgeous design, made from 100% pure beeswax, that will provide sweetness and light for any occasion.

A candle design that the men in your life can publicly enjoy as well!!! A 100% pure beeswax candle that will emit a honey aroma and purify the air.

Our Phoenix design is about reinvention... a stunning design painted in black which looks very dramatic upon it's honey coloured beeswax canvas.

Dimensions: approx 20cm (H) x 6cm (W)

Burn Time: 70 hours

Economics: 71 cents per hour of natural honey aroma-ed, air ionising, ambient, small Australian manufacturer and beekeeper supporting candlelight... hand-rolled and individually painted right here in Australia.

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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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