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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)

It's so nice to burn them knowing they are doing some good instead of spreading toxins! from J Crofts

This is just a short note to say thank you very much for your lovely products! I love everything I bought in this, my first beeswax candle experience, and will be back for more very soon.

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The Sun-Herald S MagazineThe Sun-Herald S Magazine Oct 2008

e happy Long known for producing some of the most coveted candles in the business, Queen B (aka Cate Burton) is forever buzzing with new ideas. Among her latest is this 12cm beehive design. All Queen Bs candles are made using 100 per cent beeswax which is evident from the slightly sweet, honey aroma they give off when lit.

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Waxing Lyrical

When oils ain't oils - soya wax and palm waxWhen oils ain't oils - soya wax and palm wax

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.

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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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Nutcracker KingNutcracker King
Pure beeswax Nutcracker King candle makes a lovely Christmas gift or Eco Hamper idea.

This pure beeswax Nutcracker King will sweep you off your feet and never revert to being a broken wooden toy!... OK, so I know that strictly speaking he was a Prince in the real story, but we gave him an upgrade!

Made from 100% pure beeswax, this candle will emit a delightful honey aroma while purifying the air.

Measuring approx. 11cm tall he will burn for around 12 hours.

Due to the design of this Christmas candle, this candle will drip.

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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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