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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)

I know they will make Thomas' christening even more special... from F Cormick

I just wanted to thank you for our gorgeous candles which I collected today from the Post Office. They are beautiful and I love the packaging too.

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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

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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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

Eco-bulbEco-bulb
Having an eco friendly home never looked so good!!

This iconic lightbulb candle is almost too beautiful to light... apart from the fact that the real beauty of it can only be appreciated by lighting it!

The top of the ecobulb candle burns away until about half way down when is starts burning within the 'bowl' of the lightbulb. Over 30 hours of beautiful, natural, handmade, pure Australian beeswax goodness.


Made with 100% pure beeswax and is Australian made.

Great for gifts, corporate gifts or just because you want to play a part in an eco friendly world.

This unique design will shine a light in anyones life!

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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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