The oldest candle makers in the world, Cire Trudon have been creating candles since 1643. As official manufacturers to the French Royal Court throughout this time, Cire Trudon still use traditional methods including hand pouring and hand blowing all glass.
Madeleine is named after the Madeleine de Maupin the renowned 17th century horsewoman, fencer and dissident. Giving fencing exhibitions dressed in men’s clothing, when accused during one of these performances of not being a real woman, she stopped the fight to bare her chest to a captivated audience. At 17 years old she began a forbidden love affair with Charlotte who was subsequently sent to a convent. After disguising herself as a nun Madeleine broke Charlotte out of the convent, starting a fire to cover their escape route. upon capture, Madeleine was condemned to be burned alive for kidnapping and arson. Receiving a pardon from King Louis XIV, Madeleine went on to perform with the Paris Opera until her early death. This candles has notes of Castoreum, Clove, Lavender, Iris, Jasmine, Rose, Vetiver, Leather, Moss, Patchouli, Tobacco.
This candle burns for approximately 60 hours.