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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)


The order has arrived already. I feel like I’d just hit the purchase button and here they are. The Empire State Building candle holder is divine and I love it. The German handle holders are wonderful and so colourful. Thanks so much. It is all Gorgeous!

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Sydney Morning HeraldSydney Morning Herald Mar 2009

Renewed interest in alternative medicines such as aromatherapy and the Western obsession of keeping a sweet-smelling abode means that candles are a feature of most Australian homes. Ladies: what could be more romantic than a candle-lit dinner, or more relaxing than a long, hot bath by candlelight? US data suggests about 96 per cent of candle buyers are women.

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Waxing Lyrical

Destruction of native forest in Argentina for soy plantationsDestruction of native forest in Argentina for soy plantations

According to the National Directorate of Forests, Argentina is experiencing the most intense deforestation in its history due to the replacement of forests with soy plantations*: “Over the past decade, as the output of soy rose steadily, the province [of Córdoba] lost an average of three percent of its native forests annually. Of the 10 million hectares of forests found in Córdoba a century ago, only 12 percent are left”.

*Inter Press Service News Agency, “More Soy, Less Forest – and No Water”, by Marcela Valente

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Reversible Brass Egg Candleholder from Cate Burton at 10:06pm on 22 March
One of the fabulousthings about being an Australian manufacturer is the quality control (and for a perfectionist, that's a fabulous thing)! With all that heart and soul invested, I'm generally enamoured witheverything that we brand Queen B. Occasionally, however, wehave a hand in creating something that is really special.

Our new Reversible Brass Egg Candleholderis in this category. It really is just extraordinarily beautiful. Made from solid brass, it is weighty and substantial. It is designed to be used with our Bee Lights or Thinsin to top or you can turn it upside down and use 12cm Beeswax Tapers in the bottom.

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Recycled Glass Candlestick - Black x 2Recycled Glass Candlestick - Black x 2

These recycled glass candlesticks in a range of fabulous colours are the epitome of elegance.

Height - 29cm

Width at base - 8cm

Width at top - 5cm

Designed to hold any of our standard beeswax taper candles including rolled beeswax tapers, 20cm solid tapers, 30cm solid tapers or 45cm dipper tapers.

Tapers need to be purchased separately. The photograph features our 30cm solid tapers.

This item is for a single candle stick.  If you would like to buy 2 it is listed as a separate product with 10% discount on 2 holders.

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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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