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Beeswax Candle Making Seminar
This is the third candle making seminar and workshop held at Crossmount presented by Dr. F. Barry Brown, Crossmount Apiarist and the staff of the Bar2Bee Honey Ranch .
This event will look at bees, beeswax and use of beeswax to create candles, crèmes and polishes. A brief presentation will describe the origin of beeswax, it’s properties, working with beeswax and the 101 uses of beeswax currently and historically. Participants will gain a better appreciation for this wonderful product of the hive.
The practical hands-on portion of this workshop will develop an understanding of how to source, treat and use beeswax in a number of products. Participants will make a variety of dipped and molded candles and participate in the preparation of healing crèmes and furniture polish.
Beeswax and materials will be provided and participants will leave with samples of candles and other products.
Feel Free to bring your own lunch or purchase lunch in our Apple Crate Cafe.
This seminar is kid friendly. ( 6+)