Rope Beeswax Candle – Arcane Alchemist
Rope Beeswax Candle - Arcane Alchemist

Rope Beeswax Candle

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All of our candles are either moulded or rolled pure beeswax and they have a cotton wick specifically sized to ensure your candles burn smoothly.

Maintenance Tip: Clip the wick to a 1/4 inch before burning each time to prevent a smoky start!

Weight: 165 g
Diameter: 40 mm
Height: 120 mm

WHAT MAKES BEESWAX CANDLES SO GREAT?

We often say that beeswax candles are the BEST candles ever! Going back in history, beeswax was the preferred candle type by royalty, nobility, and the church because of its pleasant aroma and beautiful light. The argument could be made that it is still the preferred candle type, at least for those with information to base their decision on. The good news is that beeswax candles are no longer out of reach for most consumers. Beeswax candles are the cleanest, brightest, and longest burning. Here are how those properties translate into a great candle.

100% PURE

Beeswax candles do not require chemical processing. Beeswax is one of the densest waxes and has a high melting point. This means that beeswax doesn’t need any hardeners, additives, or chemical treatments to make a quality product.

BRIGHTER, LONGER BURN

Beeswax candles emit light that is similar to the light spectrum of sunlight. This is thanks to beeswax’s high melting point of approximately 65C. Because beeswax has a higher melting point than other waxes, it emits the brightest, most warm-toned flame. Beeswax candles also last longer than most other candles. Because it is so dense (0.958), it burns slower and drips less, and many consider beeswax candles to be drip-free.

SUBTLE, NATURAL SCENT

One of the reasons we love beeswax so much is its versatility. Our beeswax candles get their scent from the nectar and honey that was originally stored in the honeycomb. Therefore, the scents of our candles change slightly depending on what the bees were pollinating. Some of our past batches of beeswax have had traces of Rapeseed, Apple blossom, and heather Honey. One of our favourites came from a hive pollinating Facelia.  Regardless of where the beeswax came from, all of our candles have a subtle and pleasing, honey-like scent.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

By choosing our beeswax candles, you can support your local beekeepers. Beeswax is a natural byproduct of the beekeeping industry. It’s made and used by bees to store their honey and raise their broods. After periods of high honey flow, beekeepers remove the extra honeycombs. Our beeswax comes from the capping of these honeycombs. Many other candle materials come from industries that harm or deplete the environment. Beeswax is a natural, renewable resource from an industry that helps the environment. Bees play a pivotal role in our lives by pollinating the crops we eat and plants in the wild. Beeswax is just another miracle that comes from these amazing insects.