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Beehive Alchemy : projects and recipes using honey, beeswax, propolis, and pollen to make soap, candles, creams, salves, and more / Petra Ahnert.

By: Ahnert, Petra.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry Books an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018Description: 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781631594915; 1631594915.Subject(s): Beehive Alchemy (Shop) | Beeswax craft | Bee products | Bee products -- Therapeutic use | Cooking (Honey)DDC classification: 638/.16 Summary: Petra Ahnert is the creative force behind Beehive Alchemy (beehivealchemy.com), a growing artisan soap, body care, and home goods business. After a serendipitous meeting with a beekeeper at the library in 2002, Petra soon had a couple hives of her own and extra honey to sell. Of course, with the honey, comes beeswax, too so she sought out ways to make good use of the wax she had on hand. Since that time, Petra has first looked to her own life and products she uses to replace them with items she could make herself with the honey and beeswax she had on hand. Eventually, those products made their way into the product line-up for Beehive Alchemy.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Beehive Alchemy is every beekeeper's (and bee lover's) guide to transforming the bounty of bees into practical and beautiful products for health and home.

Includes index.

Includes Internet addresses and index.

Petra Ahnert is the creative force behind Beehive Alchemy (beehivealchemy.com), a growing artisan soap, body care, and home goods business. After a serendipitous meeting with a beekeeper at the library in 2002, Petra soon had a couple hives of her own and extra honey to sell. Of course, with the honey, comes beeswax, too so she sought out ways to make good use of the wax she had on hand. Since that time, Petra has first looked to her own life and products she uses to replace them with items she could make herself with the honey and beeswax she had on hand. Eventually, those products made their way into the product line-up for Beehive Alchemy.