How to use Beeswax in a sentence
For beeswax London is one of the chief marts of the world.
Mules, sheep and cattle' are bred, and beeswax is produced in large quantities.
To-day Labuan chiefly exists as a trading depot for the natives of the neighbouring coast of Borneo, who sell their produce - beeswax, edible birds-nests, camphor, gutta, trepang, &c., - to Chinese shopkeepers, who resell it in Singapore.
They differ from liturgical lights in that, whereas these must be tapers of pure beeswax or lamps fed with pure olive oil (except by special dispensation under certain circumstances), those used merely to add splendour to the celebration may be of any material; the only exception being, that in the decoration of the altar gas-lights are forbidden.
The common material for re ceiving the impressions from the matrices was beeswax, generally strengthened and hardened by admixture with other substances, such as resin, pitch and even hemp and hair.Advertisement
Ground-nuts (Arachis hypogaea), rubber, beeswax, palm kernels, rice, cotton, and millet are the chief productions.
Vegetable wax, which is an excellent substitute for beeswax, is a product of the carnahuha palm (Copernicia cerifera), and is an important export from Ceara.
The principal exports are rubber, sugar, ground-nuts and oil seeds, beeswax, chromite (from Rhodesia), and gold (from Manica).
Slaves, beeswax, coffee, cotton and hides were formerly the chief articles of commerce.
The produce of the Eastern Islands is also collected at its ports for re-exportation to India, China and Europe - namely, gold-dust, diamonds, camphor, benzoin and other drugs; edible bird-nests, trepang, rattans, beeswax, tortoiseshell, and dyeing woods from Borneo and Sumatra; tin from Banka; spices from the Moluccas; fine cloths from Celebes and Bali; and pepper from Sumatra.Advertisement
Goat skins, eggs and beeswax are the principal exports, cotton goods, tea, sugar and candles being the chief imports.
It is most conveniently obtained from olive oil, after removal of the oleic acid, or from Japanese beeswax, which is its glyceride.
Cotton, cotton-seed and grain (durra, wheat, barley) sesame, livestock, hides and skins, beeswax, mother-of-pearl, senna and gold are also exported.
The animal waxes are widely distributed amongst the insects, the most important being beeswax, which is collected in almost all parts of the world.
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Jo would rather source this high quality, local beeswax, that is uncertified, than use organic beeswax, possibly from abroad.
Moulds for reproducing plates or art-work are often taken in plaster, beeswax mixed with Venice turpentine, fusible metal, or guttapercha, and the surface being rendered conductive by powdered black-lead, copper is deposited upon it evenly throughout.
Mahogany cement, for filling up cracks in wood, consists of 4 parts of beeswax, i of Indian red and yellowochre to give colour.
Cutler's cement, used for fixing knife-blades in their hafts, is made of equal parts of brick-dust and melted rosin, or of 4 parts of rosin with i each of beeswax and brick-dust.
The cetyl ester is spermaceti, and the myricyl ester is largely present in beeswax.Advertisement
Near the fire, fixed in a kind of holder, was a candle of tallow or raw beeswax.
Other important exports are raphia fibre and beeswax.
We used the pure beeswax, with a mixture of resin to bind the beeswax.
Heat it gently, adding one tablespoon of grated beeswax for every liquid ounce of oil.
It is a new suit and I've applied beeswax on the zip.Advertisement
Frequent waxing should not be needed but can be carried out every couple of months using a good quality natural beeswax.
All of our candles are made from local English beeswax with pure essential oils in the floating candles.
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Create and decorate your own natural beeswax candles by transforming beeswax sheets into original candles in our easy kit.
Avoid patio heaters and electric lights in the garden - use citronella beeswax or vegetable-based candles to deter insects.Advertisement
At dusk, near a window or in a sheltered part of your garden, light a single pure beeswax candle.
Beeswax the cat loves a laid-back, quiet life during the day, but enjoys a dramatic and noisy night life.
Today I managed to phone the Lab of a company that manufactures waxes, including the paraffin / beeswax mixture I use.
Finished off with a protective coat of handmade beeswax polish and presented on a [non-leather] cord thong approx.
Our polish is a cream, unlike most of the available beeswax furniture polishes which are pastes.Advertisement
The phenomena of beats may be easily observed with two organpipes put slightly out of tune by placing the hand near the open end of one of them, with two musical strings on a resonant chest, or with two tuning-forks of the same pitch mounted on their resonance boxes, or held over a resonant cavity (such as a glass jar), one of the forks being put out of tune by loading one prong with a small lump of beeswax.
A small amount of beeswax is sometimes used to give a chalky impasto reminiscent of fresco painting.
To bring out the color in the tiles beeswax and turpentine polish can be used.
For instance, it is simple to make wood polish from beeswax - after all, this is the most traditional of polishes!
Soy candles are less expensive then candles made of paraffin and beeswax.Advertisement
Balm or salve- a solid herbal mixture of beeswax, oil, and an herbal infusion that is used externally.
Also called black drawing salve, ichthammol salve contains derivatives of sulfur-rich shale, mixed into a paraffin or beeswax base, to create a skin preparation.
To freeze the finish in the same color you received it in, purchase can of old fashioned furniture polish wax with a beeswax base.
Beeswax and carnauba are the most common ingredients found in the more natural lip products.
Beeswax can be purchased at many health food stores, or find it online at Liberty Natural.Advertisement
If you have a tendency toward allergies, be careful with beeswax, as some people are sensitive to it.
You may even waterproof your hat by applying beeswax with a damp cloth to the leather, but it should be noted that very little beeswax is necessary.
For example, its Beeswax Moisturizing Night Cream is listed as 98.71 percent natural.
We use candelilla wax in the Bee Free blend in place of the certified organic beeswax that we typically use in our other products.
The line offers three different, yet soothing lip treatments made with safflower and sweet almond, organic beeswax, and vitamin E with essential oils.Advertisement
In 2003, a Cuban research study revealed that policosanol, a substance made from sugar cane wax or beeswax, lowered LDL cholesterol nearly 27 percent in study subjects.
Ear candling-An alternative method for removing impacted cerumen with a lighted hollow cone of paraffin or beeswax.
First, you can take sheets of beeswax and wrap them around a piece of wick, making a taper-style candle.
If you've never made a taper candle before, you might want to start by making a beeswax taper.
Beeswax is sold in sheets that are all different colors.
However, many colors of beeswax sheets run more toward pastel shades than actual bright colors.
For example, take two sheets of beeswax, each a different color, and cut them in half diagonally.
Whereas at one time most candles would be made from beeswax, over recent years other types of waxes and oils have been explored in the quest for creating the perfect candle.
Beeswax can be used to create aromatherapy candles as well, but this material is significantly more expensive than paraffin wax or soy wax.
In candle making, the thing that is melted is wax, whether paraffin wax, soy wax, beeswax or some other kind of wax.
Candles can also be made by rolling beeswax sheets or using gel wax, which is not melted, but all traditional candle making involves melting something.
Rich people could use beeswax for their candles, which both smelled and burned better, but it was not widely available to the masses.
Try making soy candles as an alternative to beeswax.
People who wanted natural non-paraffin candles liked using beeswax (and many still do) but it is about 10 times the cost of paraffin wax.
Soy wax was developed in 1991 by Michael Richards, who was looking for a cheaper alternative to beeswax.
People were getting interested in more natural products back then, but beeswax was about 10 times more expensive than paraffin.
Soy wax was invented in 1991, according to Soya, as a way to make a more economical natural candle, since beeswax is so much more expensive than paraffin.
Beeswax was popular and yet cost about ten times more than paraffin.
By blending beeswax with soy, he created a natural wax candle that was cost-friendly.
This chain of stores that places a large focus on natural scents, lotions, and cosmetics, offered candles made of beeswax with the scent of almond oil.
The traditional form of votive candle would have been a plain white candle that was made from a natural substance such as beeswax or tallow.
Beeswax remains a popular choice and is particularly desired by people who enjoy natural candles of different types.
They are lower-priced alternatives to beeswax candles and are much more environmentally friendly than paraffin candles.
The Oregon Bee Store sells a 100 percent beeswax candle in the shape of a turkey for $7.
Local Harvest makes a 100 percent beeswax candle in the shape of a turkey that retails for $10.
Discount Candle Shop features a full line of scented, unscented and beeswax votives.
For example, for all-natural beeswax candles, raffia bows and labels printed on recycled paper would do the trick.
The most popular types of wax for jar candle making are paraffin and beeswax; hard waxes that burn quickly and create black soot on the inside of the jar.
Knowing how to make beeswax candles is a useful skill for many candle makers.
Beeswax candles are one of the most traditional forms of candle.
Beeswax comes from a renewable resource that makes it a good choice for people interested in sustainable and green living.
Beeswax is also often available locally which means that there is little in the way of negative environmental impact involved in the delivery of the wax.
Knowing how to make beeswax candles will allow candle makers to make the most of this wonderful resource.
Beeswax is available either in an unrefined or unprocessed state, direct from bee keepers or craft supply stores, or it can be purchased in a refined state.
Natural beeswax contains a lot of debris from the bee hive.
Most candle makers, however, like to prepare their own beeswax.
This helps to protect the rich honey fragrance that is found in natural beeswax.
It also preserves the wide range of colors and shades that natural beeswax is found in.
The process of preparing natural beeswax is very easy and follows a very simple principle.
The clean wax can be poured onto molds or poured onto shallow trays to create beeswax sheets.
For candle makers who prefer to buy ready prepared beeswax to create candles, then working with beeswax sheets is a great alternative.
The beeswax has been cleaned and refined before being made into sheets.
Using this technique with two different colored beeswax sheets will give a different effect.
Whether a candle maker is using ready prepared beeswax or refining their own, the end result will be very special.
Be careful not to add too much or inappropriate fragrances or that will mask the natural honey fragrance of a beeswax candle.
Browns and creams are lovely colors to use with beeswax candles.
CandleWic - You can find many different shapes, molds that will give you a beeswax finish, and shaped floating candle molds.
For the upper class, beeswax candles offered a respite from the smell and other drawbacks of tallow-based products.
Beeswax is a type of natural wax produced in the bee hive of honeybees.
Beeswax candles have "warmer" flames that have a more yellowish color than that of paraffin candles.
Although candles made from beeswax are very high quality, the cost of the materials has limited the use of beeswax candles to religious ceremonies and other special occasions.
It's all natural, but a much more affordable alternative to making candles from beeswax.
Simple beeswax sheets, some wicks, and cookie cutters combine to make pretty star-shaped candles for a personalized birthday cake printed with the letters of the recipient's name.
Soy wax is made from hydrogenated oil derived from soybeans, making it a natural wax that is less expensive than beeswax or bayberry waxes.
Soy or beeswax aromatherapy candles seem to be especially popular on eBay, but there are plenty of opportunities available for those who wish to sell traditional paraffin candles as well.
Beeswax is too soft for dipped or molded tapers.
Candle wax, be it paraffin, soy wax, beeswax, or a blend, can only hold a limited amount of added oil.
Make aromatherapy beeswax candles to create natural candles with a special scent.
Beeswax candles are one of the most natural forms of candle.
The beeswax can be colored with natural colors search as spices to create unique effects.
One of the easiest ways to make aromatherapy beeswax candles is to use beeswax sheets.
Some are completely plain without any form of color or fragrance, others have been created with recipes including essential oils and these are perfect for making aromatherapy rolled beeswax candles.
Another way to make aromatherapy beeswax candles is through melting beeswax and adding essential oils at home.
Making beeswax candles this way gives the candle maker complete control over the ingredients used and the quality of materials.
Melting beeswax to make candles means that a wide variety of candles can be made including votive candles and taper candles.
Many candle makers like to prepare natural beeswax to make their candles.
Natural beeswax can be purchased economically from bee keepers.
While commercially prepared beeswax is often bleached and chemically refined, this simple form of filtering the wax to clean it provides a natural form of beeswax that is perfect for making candles in their most natural form.
Not all candle makers want to go to the bother of refining their own beeswax or blending scents at home.
In this case, ready prepared beeswax can be a great option, whether it is in sheet or other forms.
Many candle making supply stores sell scented beeswax.
Making aromatherapy beeswax candles can be a great way to produce your own natural candles.
Making rolled beeswax candles at home is one of the simplest forms of candle making.
A traditonal form of candle, beeswax is long burning, available in a natural selection of different shades of honey brown and has a beautiful distinctive aroma.
Beeswax is also very easy to work with and making rolled beeswax candles is an easy candle making project and one that is suitable for even complete beginners.
Unlike other forms of candle making where lots of specialist supplies including a heater, molds and other equipment is required, making rolled beeswax candles is surprisingly simple.
With a little practice, rolled beeswax candles in a wide variety of shapes and styles can be made at home for a fraction of the cost of buying beeswax candles from stores.
Beeswax sheets - these are available from candle supply stores and craft shops.
Beeswax sheets are made from melted beeswax that is poured into special molds to make sheets.
It is possible to make your own beeswax sheets, however ready bought sheets are the easiest for beginners to work with.
There are many different types of candle wick available and the size of wick will depend on the shape and size of the finished beeswax candle.
Some stores may sell candle making kits that include both beeswax sheets and wick.
Take a sheet of beeswax and cut it to size.
Cut a length of wick and place it on one edge of the beeswax sheet.
Carefully roll the edge of the beeswax sheet around the wick.
Press the edge of the beeswax sheet into the candle to hold it in place.
Try cutting the beeswax sheet into a triangle shape and making a candle starting at the long end.
It is also possible to add beeswax decorations to candles.
Try cutting shapes from beeswax sheets and pressing this into the surface of the candle.
What sets gel apart from paraffin, beeswax, soy, and tallow is the clearness of the product.
Beeswax is by far the most natural and has a slower burn time, but soy wax is less expensive and has an inherently pleasant aroma that complements perfume oils.
Of course, beeswax candles have been a longtime standard amongst candle makers, but this type of wax can be very costly.
Both soy and beeswax are natural products compared to paraffin wax which is a byproduct of crude oil; so if you're looking to make environmentally friendly non-toxic candles, soy and beeswax are amongst your better options.
Over the years many different types of candle wax have been used including beeswax, tallow and paraffin wax.
Parrafin is the most common type of wax the novice considers when making candles, but other popular types of wax include beeswax, soy wax and gels.
Beeswax is sold in blocks, sheets, chunks and beads.
General Wax and Candle Company carries a variety of candle waxes including paraffin, soy, beeswax and blends.
Other popular types of candle wax include beeswax and vegetable based waxes made from palm or soy.
Making rolled beeswax candles is not only fun, it is also very easy to do.
The Beeswax Candle Rolling Kit, available from Magic Cabin, is recommended for children from five years old and older.
The beeswax candle kits are available in a choice of bright or pastel colors and contain everything needed to create twenty-four tapered candles or twelve candles with straight sides.
The Beeswax Candles and Bee-havior Candle Making Kit, made by Creativity for Kids, is very similar to the Rolled Beeswax Candle Making Kit.
Soy wax was first used in candle making as a cheaper alternative to beeswax, but has since become very popular in its own right.
Bulk beeswax votive candles can be purchased whenever candles are needed in quantity, or just to keep your own personal stock replenished.
Beeswax votive candles offer many benefits, such as a sweet, natural scent and less soot or smoke than paraffin candles.
Many people prefer beeswax candles, though they are often pricier than others.
If you have a local beekeeper, check to see if he or she makes candles from beeswax - you can often get discounts when you place bulk orders in advance.
Here are some online shops that offer discounts on bulk beeswax votives.
Candles - 100 Candles offers a variety of different candles, including a range of scented beeswax votives made by the Hawaiian Island candle company.
Beelite Candles - As its name implies, Beelite specializes in beeswax products.
Prepared Planet - Prepared Planet sells plain beeswax votives in bulk, promoting them as emergency candles.
Hive Harvest - Hive Harvest makes their own beeswax candles, and offers free shipping on orders over $49.
The biggest advantage to purchasing beeswax candles in bulk is that you'll save money, especially considering that beeswax votives run a little more expensive than their paraffin or soy wax counterparts.
Candle making kits offer a convenient way to learn more about making rolled beeswax candles.
Children ages four and up can make rolled beeswax candles with minimal adult supervision because there is no need to use heat to melt the beeswax sheets.
A candle making kit will include beeswax sheets in a variety of colors, which gives your children plenty of options for showcasing their creativity.
A Toy Garden offers a candle making kit for children that includes simple instructions with colored sheets of beeswax and the wicks to make 12 different candles.
Most beeswax candle kits are for making simple pillar or taper candles.
For example, Toadily Handmade Beeswax offers a kit for creating candles that look like small pieces of sushi.
Since a kit for making beeswax candles typically only includes wax sheets, wicks, and instructions, you’re paying a premium to have someone package the products together.
Colored beeswax sheets are a necessity for making rolled beeswax candles.
The wicks used for beeswax candles are square braid wicks.
If you need instructions for making beeswax candles, Making Rolled Beeswax Candles offers an easy to follow tutorial. Rolling and Decorating Beeswax Candles has ideas for embellishing your candles.
Buying or making a beeswax candle kit can be a good way to explore some of the many benefits of creating rolled beeswax candles.
Beeswax candles have very little soot compared to paraffin candles and will burn for a longer period of time.
Many people feel the light emitted by beeswax candles is much stronger and brighter than the light from a paraffin candle.
Beeswax candles are appropriate for people who follow a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle.
When you feel comfortable with the process of making rolled beeswax candles, you may want to graduate to creating a more elaborate candle design.
The LoveToKnow Candles article How to Make Beeswax Hand Dipped Candles explains how to take your beeswax candle making to the next level.
However, essential oils are most commonly used with beeswax candles to create the strongest possible therapeutic scent.
Some products used to waterproof a pair of western boots include waxes, oils, and natural beeswax.
If your fur boots have leather uppers, then use a spray-on waterproof protector or try beeswax or mink oil products.
The most popular of these is Tattoo Goo, an ointment (salve) that is based with olive oil, beeswax and cocoa butter.
Soon you can progress to more intricate and involved candles, such as candles with multiple colors or candles made out of more exotic materials like beeswax or soy wax.
If you'd like, you can add additional ingredients to your soap, such as castor oil, shea butter or beeswax.
Many recipes for beeswax soap making also involve honey as an ingredient.
You may want to try a beeswax soap when using this process.
They do, however, use products produced by specific animals, such as beeswax and milk.
Beeswax was expensive, however, and therefore a luxury that most common folks couldn't afford.