The Angel Sculpture is 100% beeswax and handcrafted. It comes in two colors of wax–Yellow and White. Both colors are the result of purifying and aging and not color additives. The White Angel will remain white, but, as the years go by. The Yellow Angel will slowly age to a soft ivory. The color will vary depending on the amount of exposure to light.
Beeswax in the Arts
Beeswax can be used to create some amazing sculptures! It is really easy to use when hand molding a sculpture or pouring the wax into molds to create figures. Since the Middle Ages and ancient Rome, sculptors have used beeswax because it cuts easily, melts at a low temperature and it can be colored. Once molded into a gorgeous sculpture, beeswax will hold up well against age. (Buzzing Across America)
Beeswax is a natural wax that is produced by honeybees. Worker honeybees have four pairs of wax glands on their abdomens that produce the wax. The wax flakes off their abdomen, and the honeybees form it into cells. Honeybees use wax to build their homes or hives making honeycomb with the hexagonal shaped cells out of the wax.
There are many beautiful candles and sculptures made from beeswax. This sculpture is a lovely addition to our simple 3-pc Nativity and is included in our full 9-pc Creche. This sculpture makes a thoughtful gift for any occasion.