6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles

Safe, non-toxic alternative to paraffin. Burns longer in the same light spectrum as the sun. 100% pure beeswax and cotton wicks, 6-pack. Handmade in Cottage Grove, Oregon. (more info)

Notify me when in stock SOLD OUT

Notify me when back in stock

  • 6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile1
  • 6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile2
  • 6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile3
  • 6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile4
  • 6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile5
6 Handmade Beeswax Tealight Candles - Kaufmann Mercantile

Beeswax candles burn rounded yellow flames in the same light spectrum as the sun, but they are more than just a homey glow. A beeswax candle burns up to three times longer than the commonly used paraffin candles. Besides being more efficient, beeswax candles are free of the toxicity of paraffin, a byproduct of petroleum, that releases some of the same carcinogenic fumes as automobile exhaust.
In Oregon, a single bee colony produces an average of 2 pounds of wax per year. The company that makes these candles began as a bee farm, but the candle-making operation outstripped their bees' production of wax long ago. Collecting from bee farms primarily in the Pacific Northwest and always in the U.S., the candles from this company come from the hard work of nearly 5000 hives.
Tealights come in sets of six along with their own aluminum dishes, and burn for 4.5 to 5 hours each. A family-run operation based out of Cottage Grove, Oregon, the company makes all their candles on-site. The candles have a natural, honey-scented smell and a tactile, hand-made feel. The wicks are made with 100% cotton

The tealights are packaged without plastic.

Use & Care

Each tealight must be burned in its accompanying dish because pools of wax form around the candle's base as it melts. Ideally, tealights should be lit in areas free of drafts and wicks should be trimmed to ¼ inch before each use. If the wick begins to lean or curl while burning, re-center it using a bobby pin or another fire-proof tool to keep the wax from melting unevenly.

Never leave a burning candle unattended.

Production & Design

The process used to make these candles is far from automated. A skilled staff of three individuals hand craft and pour each tealight, as well as 141 other candle types. Tealights are ¾ inch x 1 ½ inches and weigh 6 ounces. They have a natural wax color and 100% cotton wicks, and contain no substance other than beeswax. Unlike petroleum-based paraffin, one of the most widely-used candle-making materials, the fumes and smells of beeswax candles are perfectly healthy, not to mention soothing. 


0.75'' H x 1.5'' W

- 100% Pure beeswax
- 100% Cotton wicks
- Aluminum cup

6-Pack (in aluminum cups)

Made in
Handmade in U.S.A.
  • USA
  • Free shipping in the USA for orders $150+
  • $8.95 flat-rate for orders $35 - $150.
  • $4.95 flat-rate for orders under $35.
  • $29 flat-rate 2nd day for all US orders.
  • 90 days on all unused items.
  • Free return shipping in the US.
  • NY & NC.
  • Kaufmann Mercantile has partnered with BorderFree to offer shipping around the world. During checkout BorderFree will estimate charges for shipping, customs, and duties as applicable depending on the destination for your order. We currently offer the below attractive flat shipping rates with minimum orders.

  • Shipping-chart
  • Click here to read our terms and conditions.



See New Products &
Read New Blog Articles


Get a $7 Gift Card
When You Sign Up

We will never share your information and you can unsubscribe at any time.


International Shipping

Kaufmann Mercantile now ships worldwide

Kaufmann Mercantile offers international shopping in your preferred currency –
even if it doesn't match the currency of your shipping destination. Your order total
is guaranteed at the exchange rate when your order is placed.

Borderfree is our global e-commerce partner. While Borderfree handles
your international order and transaction, Kaufmann Mercantile
directly handles all your customer service needs.

or ship to the U.S.