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Handmade from 100% pure beeswax with a cotton wick. All-natural colors will vary depending on what's blooming in the beeyard.
Approximate burn time 10-12 hours.
About the maker: The making of beeswax by industrious bees in the hive is one of the great triumphs of collective support and mutually beneficial sustainable labor practices. The way that the Dutch artisans at Dipam have been making beeswax candles for 40 years is ALSO a great triumph of collective support and mutually beneficial sustainable labor practices. Founder, beekeeper, and organizer for the natural beekeeping trust Jos Willemse started Dipam-named by a Tibetan monk, meaning "light that cannot go out"-to provide work experience placements to people who have been out of work for various reasons (some for lengthy periods of time). Dipam also partners with institutes for disabled people, who perform meaningful tasks in the workshop and warehouse. Burning longer, cleaner, and more evenly than paraffin candles, with a soft light coming from the round, white flame, and giving off the intoxicating golden-sweet smell of honey, these additive-free candles have a cult following at The Foundry. Enjoy the (thoughtful, conscientiously, and ethically produced) glow.