Gifts for Bee Keepers and Bee Lovers

Beekeepers

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Between the EU and the US, there are over 800,000 active bee keepers producing 000’s of tons of honey for those of us with a sweet tooth. Most of these beekeepers are classed as hobbyists and along with the even bigger population of bee lovers, there is plenty of buzz in the industry.

We’ve put together this guide with some of the Internets finest bee-themed gifts to get you on their golden side. Some of these gifts are specifically targeted at bee keepers, whilst others are for bee fans around the world. As always, we’ve tried to include a range of practical and novelty gift items at a variety of price points, so there’s sure to be something that fits the bill.

Bee Kind T-Shirt

Bee Kind Tshirt

Be kind to your friends with this ‘Bee Kind’ t-shirt, featuring a fun bee illustration and printed on 100% cotton ethically sourced t-shirts. Choose from a variety of base colours and fits for both men and women, including slim, classic, v-neck, scoop neck and long sleeve.

Beekeeper Hat

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This beekeeper cap baseball cap is perfect for dads, uncles or siblings, you could even get one each and have your own swarm. It has an adjustable strap that will fit head sizes between 52-55cm and at the front is a curved visor and embroidered design.

Handmade Bee Ring

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This tiny silver bee ring is a beautiful gift for a bee loving woman. These rings look nice by themselves, or you can wear multiple rings for a miniature colony. There are also earrings to match from the same store so that’s next years present sorted already. The ring is 1.2mm thick and available in a variety of ring sizes.

Time is Honey Clock

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You know what they say – time is honey! Any beekeeper will adore this clock design that was made especially for beekeepers. Make it unique with customisable hand colours and the choice between bamboo, white or black edges depending upon what your recipient will like.

Wooden Bee Coasters

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This pack of 6 wooden bee coasters make exquisite table decorations as well as providing protection against hot drinks and stains, double whammy. They are 4mm thick and made from durable Okume Plywood with a long lasting protective coating. These would make a perfect housewarming gift for a bee lover.

‘Bee My Pot of Tea’ Teapot

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This ‘Bee my pot of tea’ teapot from the English Tableware Company will take pride of place on the breakfast table of any bee lover and is just one product out of their Bee Happy kitchenware range which also includes mugs, butter dishes, over gloves, condiment holders and more. Help kick start their collection and bring a ray of sunshine into any home. 

‘I’m a Keeper’ T-Shirt

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A classic beekeeping pun deserves to be featured on a t-shirt, and that’s just what we have here. Choose from over 15 base colours although we think the black looks best. This is a unisex shirt available with different neck shapes and fits so it’s suitable for keeper in your life.

Bee Happy Sweatshirt

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This soft women’s sweatshirt is un-bee-lievably cute and makes the perfect addition to any wardrobe, bee fanatic or not. The fun Bee Happy slogan is sure to spread joy and it’s printed on a relaxed fit sweater made from 80% cotton.

Collins Beekeeper’s Bible

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The Collins Beekeeper Bible is one of the oldest and most respected resources in the industry and a must-have for all bee keepers. This complete guide has over 400 pages and touches on everything from caring for bees to honey recipes. The book also contains enticing photography and step by step illustrations to make everything easy to follow. If your recipient doesn’t already have this in their personal library, then now is the time to snap it up.

Bee Hotel

Bee hotel

This is one for the gardeners looking to give the bees some 5-star treatment in hope that they will do some much needed pollination in return. Solitary bees don’t live in hives or make honey, they usually nest in hollow tubes or wood and are the number one pollinator in the garden, just outdoing the humble honey bee.  A bee hotel is made from a variety of wood, bamboo and pine cones, all housed in a cute wooden house, this is the ideal place for nesting and laying eggs.

HunterBee Beekeeping Starter Kit

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This beekeeping kit from HunterBee has the basic tools a beekeeper would need to get started which makes a perfect gift for anyone aspiring to own their own colony. The set of 10 tools includes a bee hive smoker, frame gripper, horse hair tail brush and more. Once they are up and running they can add a brood chamber and feeders ready for the nectar,

Honeycomb Hanging Basket Bracket

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This decorative hanging basket bracket is perfect for keeping some beautiful plants around the bee farm or in your garden. The unique honeycomb shape has been carefully cut from 4mm steel and has a rusty finish for authenticity. It’s also suitable for hanging bird feeders, lanterns or any other garden decorations that require hanging. This gift is UK only.

Ventilated Beekeeping Suit with Veil

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When things start to get a bit more serious at the hives, a professional-grade beekeeping suit is an essential piece of kit. These can be pricey so putting it on a gift list is never a bad idea. For ultimate protection and durability, it needs to be well ventilated and made from premium materials. This one is widely considered to be the best in the business, combining great airflow with comfort and protection. Don’t skimp on this present!

Honey Bee Sterling Silver Necklace

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This handcrafted necklace is for the bumblebee fans amongst us. The sterling silver necklace makes a lovely little gift for someone special and being very small and lightweight makes it perfect for everyday use.