LEnfant-Roi Candle - Court
Notes: Candied orange, Myrrh, Frankincense, Cedar.
Imagine the stories of Versailles Told through fragrances! This collection recreates the scents from the Court of Versailles in the candles unfolding chapters of history.
A link between the sacred and the profane, this Christmas candle celebrates childhood and recalls the gifts offered by the Wise Men to the Child King: gold, frankincense and myrrh. At Versailles, kings were children too. Louis XIV told his architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart, "Childhood must be everywhere," and all the children in the kingdom were given an orange for Christmas. Oranges were considered a luxury fruit and called "golden apples." - Elisabeth de Feydeau
Perfume Entered the Court of Versailles During the reign of Louis XIV, while Colbert made ??it a genuine artistic trade, with privileges bestowed. The Court of Louis XV Even Was Known As the "Scented Court" (short perfumed), Where It was regarded to form Good changes fragrances every day. Queen Marie Antoinette made ??the floral bouquet a resounding success in perfumery.
The candles, as well as the fragrances, lead you to this golden age of French luxury. I envisioned my collections as refined and precious to touch your heart and give you the glimpse of a dream."
-- Elisabeth de Feydeau