“A Poem Written in Beeswax”: Hand-Dipped Candles by Alysia Mazzella

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Alysia Mazzella tells her candle-making story this fashion:

“We started in 2017 with the hand-dipped taper. The center of our studio is that this large ol’ pot of molten beeswax. The scent of honey fills the air and wax touches every part.”

Six years later, she’s nonetheless hand-making candles in her small studio outbuilding in central New York from regionally sourced beeswax. The candles themselves are deliberately easy, in accordance with Alysia’s website: “Our work creatively displays on time-honored candles that supply an intentional burn, the position of the firekeeper, and a regenerative relationship with the honeybee.”

Take a look.

Pictures courtesy of Alysia Mazzella.

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Above: “Beeswax candles have lengthy been favored for sacred timekeeping and an emblem of the everlasting gentle,” in accordance with Alysia’s website, they usually supply a “luminous,” pure, air-purifying burn. Her Beeswax Tea Lights are a nod to Japanese tea ceremonies, “which use candlelight to heat the teapot and preserve time”; $16 for a set of 12.

Above: Alysia takes a poetic method to candlemaking. Her Fortune Tapers, wrapped with one-of-a-kind hand-typed notes, are $10 every.
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Above: The Twin Flame Candle “is a poem written in beeswax,” in accordance with Alysia’s website; $27 for a set of two (although presently offered out).

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