DId You Know: Bee and Honey Facts!
- A honey bee can fly for up to six miles, and as fast as 15 miles per hour, hence it would have to fly around 90,000 miles -three times around the globe – to make one pound of honey!
- The Honey bee’s wings stroke 11,400 times per minute!
- Fermented honey, known as Mead, is the most ancient fermented beverage. The term “honey moon” originated with the Norse practice of consuming large quantities of Mead during the first month of a marriage!
This necklace comes standard adjustable with a a cotton round braided cord from 13" to 24" inches.
Every single one of these charms is hand stamped by me in my workshop. Each is one of a kind and BEEutifully unique! Choose your color and cord type. Comes packaged in gift box.
Single bees are stamped on a 5/8ths inch blank. Triple bees are stamped on a 7/8ths inch blank. All blanks are 14 gauge metal.
Upgrade to a metallic 18" chain in a coordinating color, available in copper, silver and gold for 5$.
A portion of profits of every sale goes to the lovely non-profit Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.
Some of these metals include Zinc! Be cautious if you are sensitive to metals. None of these metals contain lead. Brass, Bronze and NuGold also contain Copper! Read more below:
Brass: 66% copper and 34% zinc. Bright yellow alloy.
Bronze: This made up of 90% copper and 10% zinc. Orange-y warm alloy.
NuGold: Also known as red brass or jeweler's gold, the "NuGold" alloy is 85% copper and 15% zinc. Basically a hue between brass and bronze, more golden yellow than brass.