Overseeing the tying of string to make candle wicks.
All wicks are hand tied.
Wick tying involves all team members.
Preparing one of the frames for the candle dipping.
Wax is melted in a 12 inch dipping pot and the dipping pot is placed in boiling water protecting the wax from direct heat that can burn it.
Once the wax is melted, we dip wicks into the wax repeatedly.
Each time the candle frame is pulled out, we hand smooth to
make an elegant taper.
The beautiful yellow color of our candles comes from the food
our bees feed upon in our valley.
Our candles have a unique, subtle scent of honey.
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Aside from honey, bees also produce wax that we use to make tapered candles.
In the hive, honeycomb is covered with a wax film that protects the honey. After the honey is pressed out of the comb, we boil the remaining product to extract the wax. When we are left with pure wax, we melt it down and use it to make honey scented, 10-inch hand-dipped candles.