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British Beeswax Stick

These natural beeswax sticks are made in a small workshop in the tiny village of Cottenham, Cambridge. The beeswax sticks are handmade and completely natural, so they may vary in colour. The colour of beeswax depends on its natural ingredients and the type of flowers gathered by the bees. In fact, honeycomb wax is nearly white. Beeswax gets its yellow and brown tones from pollen oils, in flowers, and propolis, in tree buds and sap flows.

Natural beeswax sticks have an astounding range of uses:

  • Making beeswax wraps
  • Lace making
  • Batik print making
  • Filling scratches, cracks and holes in furniture restoration
  • Wood turning
  • Waxing woodworker's saws and tools
  • Stabilising old oil paintings
  • Machine knitting
  • Waxing yarns and threads
  • Waxing fishermen's line
  • Water proofing archer's bow strings
  • Easing the runners of stiff drawers
  • Easing stiff zip fasteners
  • Tuning pan pipes
  • Forming the mouth piece of didgeridoos
  • Making furniture polish