Learn about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more!
Become inspired and unleash your bee product crafting skills. Learn how to make artisan soaps, candles, creams, salves and more!
Read about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more alongside a full range of projects and techniques to process and harness the amazing gifts of bees.
Includes instructions to make author Petra Ahnert’s award-winning hand-dipped birthday candles, the classic French dessert canelé bordelais, and much more, including:
- Alchemy for the body: liquid soap, beard balm, olive and honey lotion
- Alchemy of light: taper candles, tea lights, pillars
- Alchemy for the home:furniture polish, waxed cotton food wraps, woodcutter incense
- Alchemy in the studio: beeswax crayons, encaustic, batik
- Alchemy in the kitchen: cookies and candies, beverages, fermentations
By Petra Ahnert