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How to Make Beeswax Candles


What's the Buzz about Beeswax Candle Sheets?

Whether you are a large manufacturer or a home hobbyist, it is truly amazing to sit down with kids, friends, family, and coworkers to roll and burn candles made with 100% natural beeswax as a way to enjoy each other’s company or to make candles that can be sold for profit.  Beeswax candle sheets come in many colors and sizes.

Typically a square braid wick is used for rolling beeswax and the type of wick depends on the size of the finished candle. We recommend you get a roll of a small, a medium, and a large wick to start (4/0, 1/0, and #2).

Not sure which color to try? Purchase a beeswax sheet sampler pack of mixed colors and get a free book! You don't get to choose the colors included, but it is usually a good sampling of many colors across the board.

Video: How to Make Beeswax Sheet Candles

Make Regular Beeswax Candles without Sheets

Want to make 100% Natural Candles without the look and feel of Beeswax sheets?  Candlewic carries Beeswax that is filtered then packed into white or yellow blocks that can be melted and poured into your favorite containers and molds.  Beeswax is secreted by worker bees and is found on all continents of the globe.  Did you know the largest single use of beeswax is in the production of church candles? Beeswax has very little shrinkage and will help to increase burn time.  Beeswax can be used 5-20% as an effective wax modifier with paraffins and 100% soy waxes.

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