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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)

I want you to know your beautiful products and integrity are setting a wonderful example... from N Makowski

you are a shining light of inspiration to all. Wow I have just finally got around to opening the huge box of goodies which I picked up from the post office on Saturday. It was brilliantly packed (the outer box took a beating from Australia Post but all was as snug as a bug in a rug inside).

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Wentworth CourierWentworth Courier May 2007

adow Play Flickering candles add mystery and glamour to your home, writes Kate Coghlan. I have to confess that IÕm something of a candle freak (some might say pyromaniac, but I prefer the first description). My house looks like a temple at night, with heavenly smells coming from every corner. ThereÕs something deeply primal and comforting about a candle flickering in the dark.

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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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Shipping update for Christmas orders from Cate Burton at 2:48pm on 15 December
My phone has been ringing all day with customers wanting to know whether they'll get their orders if they order today, so I thought I'd just let you know the current state of affairs.

We're dispatching orders within 1 day of receiving them (often quicker). Based on past experience, delivery times are as follows:

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Personalised candle - It's not the years in your life that countPersonalised candle - It's not the years in your life that count
Know someone who epitomises this saying and looking for a gift that is personalised, long lasting, meaningful and unique?

This candle on one side features the quote:

"It's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years."

On the other side we'll paint your personalised message along the following lines:

" Dear [tell us their name]

With love from [tell us who it is from]"

Your message can be up to 8 words included in the price. You can give us those details in the 

Comments field when you're doing the Checkout.  Of course we can paint longer messages but

then you'll need to add additional 'Calligraphy per word' to your cart.

Please add the bespoke candle you would like your quote painted on also to your cart

10cm, 15cm or 20cm

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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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