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How to Make Modelling Wax

Bronze casters use Modelling Wax in a process called the “lost wax” process when they cast bronze statues and art works. Proportions will vary according to the bronze caster’s preferences but the basic ingredients are: paraffin wax microcrystalline wax gum rosin (optional) candle dye Artists also use Modelling Wax but they generally add a filler […]

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Why is Beeswax So Expensive?

Beeswax is great but it is so expensive!    Why, why, why?  Candle Deli’s beeswax comes straight from the beekeeper and directly from Mr Bee (Mrs Bee being, of course, very busy being royal).  Natural beeswax has a dark yellow to brown colour, depending on what the bees had for lunch.  After being collected from […]