In 1884, Carrière Frères was founded by the erudite and entrepreneurial Carrière brothers. Well-versed in 18th century wax craftsmanship, yet passionate about patents and new inventions, they set out to reinvent the candle-making process.
Carrière Frères candles feature a unique wax formula that allows for a clean and even burn. Inspired by the indomitable spirit of scientific discovery, Carrière Frères now explores the world of scents.
Carrière Frères candles are luxury-crafted in their own Normandy factory in France.
Santalum AlbumSandalwoods are wild fragrant trees with tenacious leaves that grow in India’s Mysore state.
Its wood was often used in building temples that to this day have kept its penetrating scent.
Bay Laurel Candle
Laurus NobilisLeader of the Lamiacea family
This tree produces odorant leaves and comes from minor Asia.
Widespread in the Mediterranean region, it grows in sunny and fertile places. Its leaves remain green all year long, which in history has conferred it the symbol of immortality.
Few people know that it was first grown in South America, and that its name comes from the Inca “tomalt”.
Jasminum OfficinaleFrom the Persian yâsamîn
This musky-scented flower from India grows on a bush of the Oleaceae family.
White jasmine, or “officina” is the variety most commonly used in perfumery.
Siracusa Lemon Candle
Citrus SyracusisThis citrus fruit has been cultivated for 3,000 years and belongs to the Rutaceae family.
Originating in Kashmir, it was first brought to Europe via the Muslim conquests of the Middle Ages and the Portuguese and Spaniards later began planting it in the Americas.