'pure gold' Clear Beeswax Furniture Polishing Kit

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"I’m not just saying it, but your waxes are superb"
- Drew Pritchard (Salvage Hunters)


A clear beeswax polish, ideal for the restoration and protection of any type of wood or furniture finish. The crowning glory of any furniture restoration project is the application of beeswax polish to act as a long-lasting but easily renewable sacrificial layer to protect the wood finish. Made in the UK.  


This beeswax polishing kit contains everything you need to restore, polish and protect the finish of your wood furniture:

  • 125ml jar of Gilboys 'pure gold' beeswax furniture polish 
  • 1.2 metres of our antique restorers' recommended oil-free '0000' grade ultra-soft wire wool for easier application
  • 2 large lengths of our antique restorers' recommended open-weave 100% cotton polishing cloth for streak-free buffing
  • A 'Gilded bee' pure Dartmoor beeswax scratch repair cube for repairing scratches and dents before polishing
  • Complimentary sunflower seeds for you to grow as a 'Thank You' to the bees  
  • Return & Refill: Return your empty jar for a 20% discounted refill 

Made in the UK from the highest quality natural waxes to create a deep lustre and protect your furniture:

  • 100% natural ingredients
    • Humanely-harvested organic beeswax from local hives
    • Natural waxes: Carnauba, myrica, Japan and berry wax
    • Pure pine gum spirits of turpentine
    • No white/mineral spirit, no toluene, no silicone or petrochemical solvents
  • Returnable Le ParfaitTM clip-top jar with air-tight seal
  • 100% plastic-free, recyclable packaging made with 70% recycled cardboard from FSC-approved mixed sources


  • A single 125ml jar will cover approximately 12m² or 5-6 standard size dining tables
  • 1L will cover approximately 96-100m² or 40-48 standard size dining tables


Our commitment to preserving the natural beauty of your wooden furniture has led us to improve our beeswax polish formula by incorporating a UV absorber. This addition has been scientifically proven to significantly lessen the harmful effects of UV radiation from direct sunlight on wooden surfaces.

By integrating a UV absorber into our trusted beeswax polish formula, we provide additional protection that absorbs even more of the harmful UV rays before they can damage the wood or its finish. This advanced protection is especially crucial for pieces exposed to direct sunlight, helping to greatly reduce discolouration and extend the life of your furniture.

While it does not block all UV rays entirely, it acts as a crucial additional barrier, extending the life of your furniture and keeping its colour and finish vibrant.


Environmental preservation is very important to us and we make every effort to ensure our products have a minimal impact on the environment:

  • We are not driven by a corporate cost-reduction ethos. We select our components based on quality and sustainability rather than the cheapest alternatives
  • 100% Plastic-free recyclable packaging
    • 70% recycled cardboard and paper from FSC-approved mixed sources
    • Packing tape that is paper & cotton based with a water-based gum adhesive which can be recycled along with the cardboard boxes
    • No polypropylene-based tape. We use biodegradable raffia twine.
  • No petrochemical solvents, we use only pure pine gum spirits of turpentine
  • Reusable Le Parfait jars with a Return & Refill discount scheme
  • Our workshop roof is completely covered in solar panels and generates far more electricity than we consume


  1. Use the included ultra-soft steel wire wool to apply
  2. With gentle pressure spread the polish evenly over the surface in the direction of the grain, being careful not to over apply and avoid any upholstered areas. Once applied the surface area should look matt in appearance
  3. Allow the pure pine turpentine to completely evaporate and the wax to harden for 20-30 minutes
  4. Use the included open-weave cotton buffing cloth to gently buff the wax to your preferred level of lustre. An open-weave cloth helps to prevent smearing.

Weekly furniture maintenance of removing dust can be done by simply using a slightly damp cloth and drying if needed with a clean dry cloth - beeswax polish will protect the surface for a very long time.

If you have a larger surface like the side of a chest of drawers or the top of a dining table apply the beeswax more evenly by dabbing the surface all over with small amounts of polish and then wipe in the direction of the grain to spread the wax evenly.


For carved relief areas such as an antique coffer, you can also apply beeswax furniture polish with a cheap 1 inch trimmed paint brush. It makes applying the beeswax much easier and allows the polish to get right into those dusty and hard to reach areas. Buff it 20 to 30 minutes later with the soft shoe brush and buffing cloth.

Customer Reviews

Based on 587 reviews

Used on dining table so pleased with result.

Hester (Leeds, GB)
Gilboys Pure Gold

Delighted . I have , before finding Gilboys , struggled to find a wax that gives my furniture the love it deserves . I am slowly working my way through my home , using one of all three of the waxes and just to see the wood so restored is bringing me daily pleasure ,taking me back to my childhood.

Marian McCready (Coatbridge, GB)
wax polish for window cills

Haven’t used the product yet, will let you know when I have. I’m just wishing that I now ordered the three different shades instead as one of the window fills has some sun damage

ian day (Chelmsford, GB)
superb product and service

used for the first time this month, both hardened bees wax and the jar of bees wax, i am very impressed with the finish of both products and the cloths.
also planted the sunflower seeds and they are coming along nicely
very impressed
ian day

Karine Fowkes (Derby, GB)

Perfect smells heavenly and has brought my furniture a treasure inheritance back to life . From the care taken to create these wonderful products to the creative personal packaging it’s a pleasure to support this company

Dennis Menton (Wilmington, US)
Great product

I have a lot of wooden furniture in my house. The Gilboy’s product brings out the natural beauty of the wood like no other beeswax. What a great formula !!

Bruce Seeley (Geelong, AU)
Wonderful finish

So happy with the product it was exactly what we were after for the natural timber finish on our bathroom unit which we were renovating.

David Marshall (Lincoln, GB)
Pure Gold wax

Having used the Hard Wax Oil on my table I needed something to keep the quality finish. The Hard Wax Oil is more of a process and I needed something that could be done after, and periodically to maintain the lustre. Simon recommended the pure gold for my oak table top. It was easy to apply and compliments the hard wax oil. Great finish! I also love the idea I can return the glass container to refill, at a discount, thus reducing plastic and metal waste. I love these products. My go to guys for my woodworking projects and restoration.

anonymous (Basingstoke, GB)
Great service

Order came very promptly. There was an error which was quickly rectified and some very helpful advice given on the phone.

Carole Morrison (Lincoln, GB)
Excellent polish

Very easy to use and really gave my old furniture a depth of colour and shine. I would highly recommend it.