Sandalwoods 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. Sandalwood oil has been used as a remedy for ailments for over four thousand years, and is a common fixative in perfumery.
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.
Carriere Freres has the same lineage as Cire Trudon candles. Originating from one of the oldest and most reputable candle companies in the world.
The very fine vegetable wax of Carriere Freres candles allow them to burn slowly and neatly, hand poured into a lacquered white glass vessel. They are delicately perfumed, with an approximately 50 hours burn time and Beautifully presented in a botanical-themed gift box.
Handmade in France.