Beeswax Alchemy ~ How to make your own candles, soap, balms, salves, and home decor from the hive.
Author: Petra Ahnert
Featuring over 40 DIY projects that illustrate how to transform one of the world's most natural ingredients into tangible creations. Beeswax Alchemy is the perfect amalgamation of recipe craft book and beekeepers guide.
Considered the miracle of the beehive and used by humans for 8,000 years, beeswax remains a vital ingredient to society and is still used as the foundation for many household products in the twenty-first century.
Learn from apiarist and entrepreneur Petra Ahnert about the history of beeswax, as well as tips and techniques on how to mold it into beautiful, reusable creations. An introduction details the different ways in which beeswax has been used throughout history, as well as the products that contain it today. You'll also find an explanation of the different types of beeswax, as well as insider tips on working with beeswax, followed by step-by-step instructions for making candles, balms, salves, creams, scrubs, soaps, ornaments, art, and more out of beeswax.
Color photos illustrate the processes and show finished results throughout. Among the useful and beautiful things you'll learn to make out of beeswax: Hand-Dipped Birthday Candles, Lip Balm with Cocoa Butter, Rosebud Salve, Solid Natural Perfumes, and more.
Whether you are an expert beekeeper or experimental crafter, Beeswax Alchemy is the best guide for anyone aspiring to make wellness-boosting treasures to keep or gift to friends and family.
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