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Candle Wick


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Hive World supplies Candle Wick for your beeswax candles:

  • we have 11 sizes in stock:  No. 0,  No. 1a, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7,No. 8, No. 9 and No. 10.  All of our available moulds use one of these – refer to the size required for the mould you are using and order accordingly (except for No. 0 which is for very thin candles of 6mm-13mm diameter and Nos 7, 8, 9 and 10 which are used on candles from 63.9 to 100mm diameter.)
  • comes in convenient 5m lengths for economy
  • this candle wick is the correct quality for using with beeswax and is made from pure cotton.
  • beeswax requires a thicker wick than other waxes (e.g. paraffin or soy) so if you are using other wax you may go down a size or two with your wick thickness.

Candlewick Sizing Guide:

  • 10 wick is for candles 100mm diameter
  •  9 wick is for candles 89mm diameter
  • 8 wick is for candles 76mm diameter
  • 7 wick is for candles 63.5mm diameter
  • 6 wick is for candles 50mm diameter
  • 5 wick is for candles 43mm diameter
  • 4 wick for candles 38mm diameter
  • 3 wick for candles 32mm diameter
  • 2 wick for candles 25mm diameter
  • 1a wick for candles of 19mm diameter
  • 0 which is suitable for a solid candle up to 6mm diameter or a rolled candle up to 13mm.


You will find it helpful to watch our video on making beeswax candles using our silicon moulds.  See the link below:

Additional information

Wick Size

No. 0, No. 1A, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, No. 8, No. 9, No. 10

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