Beeswax Alchemy

How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive

Beeswax Alchemy How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive
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Format: Flex-Bind, 136 Pages
ISBN: 9781592539796
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Modern beekeepers - take notice! Here we have the answer to one of the most common questions related to beekeeping: what do I do with all of this beeswax?

In fact, the possibilities are seemingly endless! Since beeswax has multiple holistic and decorative uses, projects can vary from beeswax balms and beeswax creams, to household items like the classic beeswax candle. Beeswax Alchemy is your first step towards using excess beeswax to make beautiful, wellness boosting gifts for friends, family, and even yourself.

Not a beekeeper? Don’t worry, this guide works just as well with store bought beeswax!

The DIY beeswax projects are almost never ending, so grab some beeswax and get fired up!

The author

Petra Ahnert is the creative force behind Beehive Alchemy (beehivealchemy.com), a growing artisan soap, body care, and home goods business. After a serendipitous meeting with a beekeeper at the library in 2002, Petra soon had a couple hives of her own and extra honey to sell. Of course, with the honey, comes beeswax, too so she sought out ways to make good use of the wax she had on hand. Since that time, Petra has first looked to her own life and products she uses to replace them with items she could make herself with the honey and beeswax she had on hand. Eventually, those products made their way into the product line-up for Beehive Alchemy.

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Format: Flex-Bind, 136 Pages
ISBN: 9781592539796
Illustrations: 150 color photos
Size: 8 in x 10 in / 203 mm x 254 mm
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