Pictured here from near to far: sunflower and bee floating candles, beehives, carved eggs and fern pillars.

Pictured here from near to far: sunflower and bee floating candles, beehives, carved eggs and fern pillars.

As the temperature outside drops, we light a candle to bring warmth inside our homes. Setting a table for friends and family, or drawing a hot bath for a solitary moment, we bring a special ambience by lighting a candle.

Light a single taper in a dark room and be amazed at how much it illuminates. It is also a slower burning wax. While the price of a beeswax candle may appear higher than a conventional paraffin candle, it is actually more economical in the long run.

Because they release negative ions as they burn, beeswax candles are believed to actually help clean the air. The internet is full of anecdotes from allergy and asthma sufferers, sharing stories of dramatic symptom amelioration.

Where does beeswax come from? Bees produce the wax in order to seal honey inside the comb. It is harvested by beekeepers along with the honey.

In the winter the Chaplins make beautiful beeswax candles that make the house smell gorgeous naturally.  On December 19th Marieka was interviewed by Paul Castle on the CBC Radio segment “Homegrown”.  Listen to her discuss the benefits of 100% pure beeswax candles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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