This is the story of a rollercoaster… not the Luna Park kind, the emotional kind. Small business is kind of like that.
About 6 weeks ago, shortly after I had launched the Bee Lights, I gave some seconds to one of our lovers who happens to be a metal spinner. I gave him my usual spiel about putting them in “anything”… apples, small vessels, sweet potatoes… you know the deal. I had no ulterior motive. Promise.
Four days later he walked in with the first iteration of Mini-Marilyn.
Mini-Marilyn Bee Lights holders - brass
Guess where I was on the rollercoaster at that stage? No prizes. OK, so I seriously need to get a life, but I was ecstatic.
Remember when you finished school?… I was happier
Remember your first kiss?… I was weaker at the knees
Remember the first song that made you cry… I was more emotional
Yes, I worry me too.
Anyway, so we need to deal with the bottom of the roller-coaster.
As is so often the case with manufacturing in Australia and using quality materials, when push came to shove, we just couldn’t make the pricing work. I wasn’t going to be able to sell them at a price that I found palatable.
Which brings us to today’s special offer.
Mini-Marilyn Bee Lights holders - Nickel plated
Clever Queen B lover during the testing phase delivered me a bag of 50 brass and then 50 nickle plated “Mini-Marilyn” Bee Light holders. That means we have 25 pairs of each (actually it is only 20 because I am keeping 10 of each for myself and the Queen B museum & dowry. That’s all… in this design. We have other designs on the way.
So, if you love our Bee Lights (and personally I think they are my best work yet) and you aren’t into fruit or vegetable holders, then grab yourself a pair before they all go. They are being sold at the never to be repeated price of $25 per pair.
And please take a photograph and email it to me. I love seeing our candle living their destiny.
Queen B beeswax candles
are made with 100% pure Australian beeswax a pure cotton wick and copious amounts of hand made love. We stock beautiful and stylish candle holders
, personalised candles
, votive candles
and pillar candles
that nourish the human spirit and our environment.
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