Pure Beeswax Candles: Offering Unmatched Candle Attributes
Pure beeswax candles have been the choice of candle connoisseurs through the ages, bringing a simple, natural elegance to all occasions. Beeswax was what the first candles were made from, and what the best are made from still. When you buy a Bee Wilde beeswax candle, you can trust that you are buying the cleanest possible beeswax from our colonies of bees. We only use beeswax that we have harvested in our candle production; we never buy wax from other sources. Our quality guarantee begins with control of the entire process, including the honey bees and nectar gathering. (read more below).
Naturally Aromic, Non-Toxic, Non-Allergenic, Actually Cleans the air when burning.
Beeswax is 100% natural and a renewable resource. No other wax can compare to the luxurious quality and natural beauty and most of all the purity of solid beeswax candles. Beeswax is naturally aromatic, infused with the sweet, subtle scent of honey. Being nontoxic and non-allergenic, beeswax candles burn clean and soot free. While burning, they release negative ions, just as seashores or rain and lightning storms do. These negative ions improve air quality by eliminating pollutants and allergens from the air that we breathe. Beeswax candles actually clean the air.
Providing the Ultimate in Candlelight
The high melting and burning temperature of beeswax translates into exceptionally long burn times. They burn with a steady, healthy sized flame that radiates a spectrum of light that matches the sun. Beeswax candles are the ultimate in natural luxury!
Quality Beeswax Candles Begin with the Best Beeswax
Bee Wilde Bee & Honey Farm beeswax candles are made from only the "cappings" that the bees seal the honeycomb with. Some beekeepers melt down old dark comb but we ONLY USE CAPPINGS for our candles. Beeswax is produced and secreted by worker bees from a gland in their abdomen during a strong nectar flow, the nectar provides the much needed energy that the bees use to produce the wax.
During the extraction of the honey, the cappings are cut off of the sealed honycomb. The cappings are washed with clean water and melted. Once the wax has been melted we filter the liquid wax, this removes any large particles of propolis or pollen that may cause the candles not to burn well. Once the wax is clean, we hand pour the wax into candle molds. All of our candles are made with PURE COTTON WICKS. We do not use commercial style wicking that has been treated with chemicals or wicks that have metal in the center to hold the wick straight.
Burning Your Candles
Beeswax is a very hard wax, the longer you burn your candle at each sitting, the better it will perform. Pillars are not recommended if you only light your candle for short periods of time. If you only burn candles for short periods, use a beeswax tea light or votive for those occasions instead.
Pillar Beeswx Candles Burning Tips
For best results, burn pillar beeswax candles one hour per inch of diameter. For example a 3 inch pillar candle should always be burned for at least three hours each time it is used. Most importantly, the first lighting should be a long one in order to establish a wide burn pool that will prevent tunneling or "chimneying". To avoid tunneling (on 3 inch diameter, or larger pillars) wait until candle walls are warmed and push walls inward toward flame. Avoid drafty spots or putting candles near a fan. Always place pillar candles on a flat surface or candle plate. As with any open flame, never the leave any candle unattended and keep children and pets away from a burning candle. When extinguishing the flame, using a metal tool, dip the wick into the melted pool of was until it is extinguished. Then, with your metal tool, lift up the wick and straighten it. Now your pillar candle is for its next lighting.
Once you burn a beeswax candle from Bee Wilde Bee & Honey Farm, nothing will ever compare!