Candles & Home Scents
As soon as the Consulate period started, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) became aware of the importance of having his portrait shown to the French people. Thus, he initiated the edification of his own legend. All the supports were used, from sculpture..
Wrapped in citrus and wood barks, the orange blossom weaves a painter’s dream from which escapes the pale curl of smoke from a narghile. Like an orientalist painting, furiously romantic, the vigorous scent of the wild juniper and the solar splinter o..
The orange flower grows on the citrus tree, or “Citrus Aurantium”, of the Rutaceae genus. In bloom, the tree aunts its white flowers to the world, emitting a suave fragrance that has symbolized purity and beauty since Antiquity. Intoxicating but myst..
Ourika is a sensual escape, an exploration of iris’ spicy character. Grown in fertile valleys and gardens since Antiquity, iris also played a role in the Egyptian mythology: highly symbolic, iris is associated to Horus, the falcon God that..
Brought back from Indochina in 1828, the mandarin-tree has since prospered on the occidental banks of the Mediterranean Sea. Facing the Messina Strait, it sculpts the Calabrian landscape without a touch of bitterness. The mandarin’s softness hints ba..
The softness of a waking dreamA bright reflection like a calming floral warmth ruffling on your face, a voluptuous softness when you wake up. This serenity goes along with a sparking Orange blossom, sublimated by the Ylang-ylang and mellowd by sen..
Considered by the Chinese as one of the three holy fruits with peach and lemon, the grapefruit was a symbol of prosperity and fertility. Also highly prized by the Greeks and the Romans, the hesperide has a crisp freshness: known for its rich terroir ..
It is present in Hindu and Buddhist rituals, the former often making the bindi dot out of its paste, the later turning it into incense. In Chinese medicine, sandalwood increases longevity, and builds confidence and determination.Sandalwoods are wi..
The sensuality and the impertinence of the VanillaVoluptuous, and a bit animalistic, our Vanilla with resinous facet is mixed with the Styrax accord. A wild Vanilla with Patchouli and a bright contrast between leathery and woody notes.This fragra..
A unique marriage of scents, the Siberian Fir and Moroccan Dadès Rose compose a woody and floral perfume where pine needles and rose petals come together. Feminine and poetic, the Christmas scented candle reveals the noble character of the ancient Mo..
Married in style, the Siberian Fir and Chinese Henan Cedar compose a woody perfume with a light smoky note: the majestic character of the Chinese cedar further brings leathery notes to the candle. Reminiscent of a Christmas tree, the perfume brings t..
Inspired by the elaborate parquetry of Château de Versailles’s famous Hall of Mirrors, this regal perfume radiates vapours of wax, candelabra and palace. A sumptuous trail of incense weaves through a tapestry of coniferous trees, cut with solar rays ..
Splinters of crimson, gold and olibanum, heady and holy perfume of altar candles, luxurious wake of the senses and perfume-burners where amber splutters : under the nave of a cathedral, the jubilant choir and the holy scents rise into the souls.“Spir..
When Englishman Edward Foxhall discovered sandalwood on the Isle of Pines, New-Caledonia, in 1840, it was, then, unknown in Europe. By the end of the 19th Century, the noble spiced wood had quite a pedigree: named ‘candana’ in Sanskrit, or ‘sandal’ i..
The Polynesian tiare, of the Rubiaceae family, is the national flower of Tahiti. Amongst the most famous gardenias, the tiare is deliciously aromatic and a symbol of beauty. Women coat their skin and hair with its essential oil monoï, with glowing..