10" Beeswax Taper Candles
Below are the available bulk discount rates for each individual item when you purchase a certain amount
- Buy 6 - 11 and get 10% off
- Buy 12 or above and get 15% off
- About This Beeswax Candle
Our solid beeswax taper candles are hand poured using lightly filtered 100% pure beeswax from the USA. All of our beeswax tapers are clean burning & dripless. Each hypo-allergenic beeswax taper candle uses a lead-free 100% cotton wick. Available in natural color only.
Elegant and Romantic
Add the finishing touch to your table setting with these elegant beeswax taper candles. Show your romantic side and light up the face of the one you love with a set of tall taper beeswax candles. Tapers are suited for dinner tables and fireplace mantles.
Our beeswax candles are naturally honey scented. Scent varies slightly based on honey, pollen, and propolis present in the beeswax.
A candle's scent throw varies based on personal sensitivities and environment.
Burn time is a close approximation and will vary somewhat based on your environment and burning preferences.
Our burn times are conservative averages, not a guarantee. Results will vary. Proper wick maintenance helps.
We hand pour all of our beeswax candles and the dimensions listed may vary just a little with each candle.
Our beeswax taper candles have an approximate base width of 7/8" and fit most standard size taper holders.
Note - Are these tapers intended as gifts? If so, please click the Yes checkbox next to "Label each Pair". When this box is checked we'll wrap each pair of tapers with their own label. Generally we wrap tapers together in multiple pairs using a single label to avoid paper waste.
- Why You'll Love Our Beeswax Candles
100% Pure Beeswax
We use only clean, lightly filtered, 100% pure beeswax from beeswax cappings in our beeswax candles, with no fillers or additives. It's non-toxic properties make it perfect for a clean burning and bright fuel source as a beeswax candle.
Unlike most manufactured paraffin candles, beeswax is hypo-allergenic, great for people with allergies or other sensitivities, and those of us who want a clean burning candle in our homes.
100% Cotton Wick
Bee Hive Candles' philosophy is creating beeswax candles that are all natural and clean burning. We use lead-free 100% cotton wick in every beeswax candle we make. Be wary as some imported paraffin candles may still contain lead wicks.
All of our beeswax candles use a properly sized cotton wick to provide a bright flame and optimum wax pool to prevent tunneling.
Smoke & Soot Free
Using beeswax candles is an excellent way to keep your home free of the smoke and soot that is a common result of burning paraffin candles.
When burned in a draft free environment with the wick trimmed to 1/4" a beeswax candle will burn bright and clean with virtually no smoke or soot.
Incredibly Long Burn Times
Our solid beeswax candles are the most durable and long lasting candles on the market. They burn brighter, longer, and cleaner than any other type of candle. Although beeswax candles appears to cost more, they are usually a better value than paraffin when comparing total burn times.
Try our beeswax candles, the incredibly long burn time will simply amaze you!
Natural Honey Scent & Color
Our beeswax comes direct from beekeepers in the northern US where the honey bees fly among raspberries, canola, clover, and wildflowers. The resulting wax is a beautiful shade of yellow that has an aromatic honey fragrance. We simply reshape the bees' creation; the color and the scent are made by the hardworking bees.
We do not add anything to our beeswax and only filter out the large particles that could interfere with the flame. (We add dye to our "colored" candles, see the Color Info tab above.)
Naturally Drip Resistant
A beeswax candle is less likely to drip than other types of candles because of the complex molecular structure and higher melting point of beeswax. This allows the wick to burn the molten beeswax at just the right pace so it doesn't drip out of the wax pool. These qualities combined with a properly maintained wick, a level burning surface, and draft free environment will help prevent drips from occurring.
Beeswax candles are naturally drip resistant. Paraffin candles require chemical additives, like stearic acid, to make them drip less.
Hand Poured & Hand Finished
We pour each solid beeswax pillar, taper, votive, and tea light candle by hand. It takes an experienced hand to ensure each candle is crafted correctly - we don't want any air bubbles, crooked wicks, or other imperfections. Each candle is inspected to ensure it's quality. We have no "factory second" beeswax candles; if the candle doesn't make the grade, it goes right back into the wax melter.
Some candle makers will ship you their product directly after removing it from the mold where it is often unleveled, uneven, and simply unattractive. We've always taken the time to carefully hand finish each candle so that our beeswax candles are as stunning to look at as they are beautiful to burn.
Beeswax May Have Health Benefits
Negative ions are most commonly found near moving water, such as crashing waves, thunderstorms, and waterfalls. Negative ions are believed to produce biochemical reactions that increase levels of the mood chemical serotonin, helping to alleviate depression, relieve stress, and boost our daytime energy.
While it is still debated and not yet scientifically proven, it is believed that there are other natural negative ion generators too, including our specialty, beeswax candles.
Learn more about the Benefits of Beeswax
- Safety & Burning Tips
- Never leave a burning candle unattended.
- Keep candles away from children and pets.
- Keep candles away from flammable materials or overly crowded settings.
- Remove paper label from candle before burning.
- Burn candles only in a draft-free environment away from fans, open windows, air ducts, etc. This will help to prevent dripping or smoking.
- Light the wick from the base of the wick, where the wick comes out of the candle, to allow the beeswax to absorb into the wick. A lighter works best.
- Taper wick maintenance - Before lighting the first time trim the wick to 1/4". Before relighting you may trim the very tip of the wick to remove any particles gathered in the wick. The wick generally trims itself as it burns. Trimming the wick too short may cause the candle to drip (it burns and melts the delicate side wall which contain the wax pool).
- See our Beeswax Candle Safety article for more safety tips.
- See our Beeswax Candle Burning Tips article for more burning tips.
Sweetly scented, great gifts, keeping the home Hyggelig!
Posted by Melinda Joy on 11th Jan 2018
I began searching for true beeswax candles a year or so ago after reading Meik Wiking's book "The Little Book of Hygge" and found your products to be the very best of several different online vendors. I love the gentle light the candles bring to my home, the beautiful natural scent given off, and the calming effect the have on the whole family. This year all my adult children received a pair of tapers, the book, a pair of woolly socks and a Christmas cake, in order to bring more Hygge into their homes. I recommend it to everyone I meet!
Posted by Eva on 24th Oct 2017
I’ve ordered these several times and they are consistently good. The price is very competitive for a beeswax candle.
Posted by John Fleming on 12th Sep 2017
These tapers are absolutely wonderful. They burn beautifully, with no soot and no drips. The smell of the wax is heavenly. What more could you ask?
Posted by Fran on 28th May 2017
Perfect bee's wax candles. The package arrived quickly and was wrapped beautifully.
Posted by John Fleming on 12th Feb 2017
These are the best tapered candles I have ever bought. They're beautiful to look at, especially while lit. The natural beeswax gives them a wonderful scent, as well. I love them and give them as gifts.
awesome natural candle
Posted by Sandee on 11th Dec 2015
Beautiful candle, burns clean, great natural scent and a reasonable price. Will purchase again.
Posted by Pamela Mason on 13th Jul 2015
Lovely tapers for our dinning room table. They give off a nice light and the scent doesn't overpower our food!