Press pause for a moment
Experience the calm of a centuries-old light source when everyone is back home in the evening after a busy day. At a ceremony. Or as a moment of comfort. Dipam candles warm the valuable moments in your life.
Better for you,
your family and
With a beautiful craft we transform the honeycombs abandoned by the bees into the most sustainable candles on earth. Dipam bees wax candles are produced in a circular manner without residual waste, and have a wick of eco cotton without borax. And the packaging: recycled cardboard.
Why bees wax candles are so cheap
From Amsterdam to Istanbul. That’s how many CO2 neutral kilometres a bee flies to collect enough nectar for 1 gram of bees wax. So for a Dipam candle of 70 grams, a bee has to fly around the world more than 3 times. You might think our pure bees wax candles are expensive, but you might also say, they’re amazingly cheap.
Rapeseed wax is also better
Recently we at Dipam have also started making tea lights and block candles from 100% rapeseed wax. Rapeseed wax is made from a lovely plant you can find on fields throughout Europe, striking yellow under a clear blue sky. Moreover, rapeseed wax is much lower in price than bees wax.
Did you know this about ordinary candles?
Paraffin wax is the main ingredient of most ordinary candles. This is a petrochemical by-product of the distillation of motor oil. Stearin is also often used in these candles to make them firmer. This is made from the fat of pigs and cows. And nowadays also from palm oil, but that is at the expense of tropical rain forests…
The history of Dipam
People sometimes ask us if we ever get bored making candles? No, not at Dipam. Because at Dipam we take our time for craftsmanship, for each other, and for making the right choices for people and nature.