The Beeswax

I have been making beeswax candles, ornaments, and lip balm since 2009. I sell online through Etsy and at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market in Marquette, Michigan. You can find my candles at the Marquette Food Co-op, at the Old Town General Store in Lansing, and at The Eyrie in Ypsilanti.

Here is a bit of the Etsy shop:

I buy beeswax cappings in bulk directly from beekeepers, including a northern Michigan apiary. For the most part, I leave the wax in its natural state, adding nothing and removing very little. Of course there is the cinnamon ...

Cinnamon Beeswax Candles

I loosely maintain a list of links that all have to do with beeswax in some way or another. Newer links are usually on top and every once in a while I check to make sure that the links are still good. If you have a link you’d like to share or would like to order candles directly, please email me at

for those with paws
beeswax: part of your first century bills and things
beeswax and your spectacles
soon you be waxing your cheese
debunking the negative ions claim
beeswax floats your (origami) boat
the poop on “mind your own beeswax”
bees make a whiskey bottle
Evidence for negative ions in beeswax? (via the pollen)
660 lbs. of beeswax art
NYC bees & Hurricane Sandy
Wax castles
Pysanka Museum and Sculpture Park
old beeswax, old teeth
beeswax tent
keeping bees in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
an enlightening use of beeswax
more beeswax artistry
Da Vinci liked beeswax
really old beeswax and another use for beeswax
beeswax gets a room of its own
What is wax?
get crafty with beeswax & paper
illuminating a beeswax ornament
make a beeswax food wrap
beeswax & holy tree healing
beeswax & Bob Feller
beeswax at the MoMA
put that on your pipe & smoke it
beeswax surf wax!
twig blocks (& beeswax)
beeswax & wood
recording on beeswax?
beeswax crayons
NYC has a bee in its bonnet
update on NYC & bees
beeswax on "History Detectives"
The Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers
"This Old House" finds uses for beeswax
more old beeswax