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The worst thing about beekeeping is being stung, that is why we make protective clothing for beekeepers, so you can feel safe and experience the joy of keeping bees sting-free.
Cotton Vs Polycotton Beekeeping Suits. Cotton is a fully breathable, abrasion-resistant fabric, being cooler to wear in hot conditions. Polyester does not breathe but is more tear-resistant. Polycotton combines polyester with cotton, reducing cost. Regarding safety, cotton fibers that are have not treated for fire-resistance will tend to burn away, where polyester will melt. If working outdoors, particularly in hot climates, 100% cotton is normally the better choice.
Apiarist Suits, Jackets & Smocks, ideal for beekeepers who don't want or need professional-level gear to manage their bees.
Discover Your Beekeeping Journey, While being safely protected in one of these suits, jackets, smocks, and 1 x non-flammable mesh veil.
Tested for the optimal blend of 65% cotton & 35% polyester for strength and durability. The ideal thickness of 220 gsm for sting resistance and comfort for polycotton protective suits
Traditional Bespoke Suit Tailoring by devoted craftsmen creating the finest beekeeping suit design from London, UK. Using secure stitching and a combination of highly adhesive Velcro and industrial strength elastic. This unique beekeeper suit designs, provides unprecedented protection in the most vulnerable areas, making you feel safe when attending your bees.
Have More Than One Hive? Then this pure cotton beekeepers’ suit has been designed to meet your needs.
Hate Being Stung? Then Stop Bees Having Directed Access To Your Skin by protecting your whole body with this Strong & Durable 100% Cotton Beekeeper Suit. As cotton fibers are lighter than polycotton, a thicker fabric is used making the suit more sting resistant.
Cotton is a natural fiber, making this beekeeper jacket more sustainable, it will degrade naturally when disposed of, and is kinder to the environment.
Protect Your Face from Stings & Flash Flames from your smoker with this Non-Flammable Veil Mesh - Severer injuries can be caused if flash flames from a smoker or lighter catch a veil mesh, that’s why Natural Apiary insists on using a Non-flammable mesh. More flame-resistant then polycotton suits.
Two Veils - Round & Fencing
Have the pleasure of Both - Designed to improve visual attention and prominence, making it easier for you to spot your queen, eggs, and mites.
Using secure stitching & highly adhesive Velcro with industrial strength elastic. This beekeeper suit design not only provides sting protection, being made of cotton it is fully breathable, abrasion-resistant & cooler to wear compared to polycotton suits. Wearing this suit, you will be comfortable & safe when attending to your bees.
Never Be Stung Again. Imagine what it would like to visit your hives knowing that you would never be stung again. Well with this 3-layer ventilated beekeeping suit, that day has come!
The mesh layers on this beekeeping suit create a 5 mm gap between you and the bee. As a bee’s stinger only protrudes 1.5 - 3 mm, a bees sting can’t reach you. The suit may be stung; you won’t be stung.
Using only mesh layers, makes this suit light to wear and allows air to flow through the suit freely, keeping you cool and fresh, even on those ultra-hot days.
Two Veils - Round & Fencing
With 2 Veils you no longer need to choose between Round or Fencing, as you will have the pleasure of both. Designed to improve visual attention and prominence, making it easier for you to spot your queen, eggs, and mites.
Keeping bees should be fun and enjoyable, to us that means beekeeping must be done in comfort and safety. That way these suits use three layers of mesh throughout, so your entire body can feel the flow of cool air, keeping you comfortable. And provide very inched of your body total sting-free protection.
Wearing this suit you will feel invincible against stings, so why not make it incredible & buy it in your favorite color.