Beeswax Candles and Supplies


Why use 100 % beeswax?

The Carolina Honey Bee Company's 100 % Beeswax candles are the most durable & the longest  lasting candles you can own! They burn brighter, longer, & cleaner than any other type of candle.

Here's what makes beeswax candles so special.

  • It's Long Burning
  • It's Non-Toxic
  • It's Clean Burning
  • It's Renewable
  • It's Safe for Allergies
  • And Beeswax is Naturally Drip less

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What is beeswax and where does it come from

100 % Beeswax is a natural substance secreted by worker (female) honey bees from glands on the underside of their abdomens. This secreted beeswax is known as wax scale.  In its most pure natural form beeswax is actually white, or translucent, depending on the thickness of the beeswax scales.  

The beeswax most people are familiar with is a light golden yellow color. This beautiful color is achieved from the pollen and propolis that naturally stain the beeswax. This is the type we make our candles with, If excessive amounts of pollen oils and propolis are present in the beeswax it can even become a dark brown. 

Our Beeswax is produced in our colonies here in the Upstate of South Carolina

The Upstate is the region in the westernmost part of South Carolina, United States, also known as the Upcountry. Although loosely defined among locals, the general definition includes the ten counties in the northwest corner of South Carolina. This definition coincides with the GreenvilleSpartanburgAnderson 

We also offer South Carolina Package Bees for Sale, each spring we offer package bees, nuc's and queens for sale to beginners and those beekeepers wanting to increase their number of hives. Package bees includes a screen box, sugar water container, approx. 3 lbs. of bees which include nurse bees, forager bees, guard bees, and drone bees. The package includes a newly mated queen bee and will come in a queen cage with a few attendant bees.

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