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Thank you so much for buzzing by to checkout our beeswax bottles : ) My husband and I pour these little beauties every chance we get. When the wax pot melts into a luscious golden brew, our kitchen smells so MmMmmazing that the local bees fly in through the windows and skylights to see what’s cooking. We greet them with offerings of honey dipped spoons and watch them drink with delight : ) It’s magic !!

--- ITEM DESCRIPTION --

This candle is a reproduction of an antique bottle from "INGRAMS". This style of white glass is called "milk glass". The original piece is over 100 years old, circa 1900. It's such a treat to have the original cap actually intact, and every detail came out beautifully.

The words "ingrams milk weed cream" are embossed all the way around the rim. When lit, the text comes aglow with the flicker of candle light through it's sweet-smelling transparent walls.

Every candle in our collection is constantly reinventing it's look as it slowly melts and transforms. They're cute - but don't be afraid to burn them ; )

APPROXIMATE SIZE - 2 1/2" tall by 2" wide

Our candles are made from 100% raw beeswax and never supplemented with cheap, toxic fillers such as paraffin. (this is a biggie :) Our collection (16 candles) is made up of a diverse array of shapes and sizes: medicine bottles, creams, tinctures, extracts, poison, first aid, old shear-top hand-blown inkwells, and much more.

Please check out our other listings to see the whole cast !!

thanks for looking,
LOVE,
p&j
(peter & juwels)

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---BURN TIPS---

Burning beeswax candles sometimes takes some “tending”. One easy trick is to trim your wick every once in a while. If your wick gets too long, you’ll notice a tall flame (a flame over 3/4 inch is too tall), so you’ll want to trim the wick down to about 1/4 of an inch. A large flame sucks up wax too quickly, so your candle won’t last as long ; (

And on the flip side, if you notice that your flame seems to be shrinking or there’s a carbon ball or “mushroom” at it’s tip, a wick trimming may be in need. Sometimes the top of the wick becomes crispy and nonfunctional, and this inhibits the suction function of the wick, so just nip off the top, and your flame will love you for it. A great time to trim the wick is before you lite it back up : )

Also, be mindful of how long you burn your candles for. Burning for too long at a given time will eventually melt the outer walls and spill the wax pool (your precious fuel). The best-case formula is to try and burn your candles only one hour for every inch thick in diameter, so a three inch candle could go for three hour spans, two inch for two hours and so on.

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---WAX FACTS---

*Beeswax has been used since the beginning of civilization. It has been found in the pharoah’s tombs, amongst sunken Viking shipwrecks and Roman ruins.

*Beeswax candles are naturally scented by the honey and nectar of flowers.

*Beeswax candles naturally emit negative ions , cleaning the air and invigorating the body.

*Beeswax is by far the healthiest wax and burns cleaner and longer than paraffin or soy (99% of conventional candles are paraffin).

*Paraffin is a byproduct of petroleum and burning paraffin candles emits toxins and carcinogens in your sweet home air.

*Although soy is a healthy alternative to paraffin, the truth is that soy has a very dirty carbon footprint. Soy is one of the most heavily sprayed crops with chemical pesticides. It’s one of the main causes of deforestation in the amazon, wiping out millions of acres of rain forest and is almost always genetically modified. The more of this we buy, the more our planet will be punished in production. If our Mother Nature had a vote, she’d most definitely choose the wax of our buzzing bee girls : )

*Beeswax is a natural and renewable resource and definitely the best wax for candle making!!!

1890 - MILK WEED CREAM - Antique bottle-shaped Beeswax Candle - Votive Size

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  • Materials: beeswax, love, joy
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