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Early mornings in bed with an exultant scent of hope and celebrations… The air exhales the fresh and green vapors of springtime. The Lily of the valley leads our hearts towards singing tomorrows and their sweet revenge !

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Fragrance pyramid
Head Notes
Greenery, Lily of the Valley.
Heart Notes
Rose, Ylang-Ylang.
Base Notes
Musk.
More informations
Weight : 270g / 9.5 oz
Burning time : 55 to 60 hours
Dimensions : H: 10,5 cm Ø: 9 cm
Weight : 100g / 3.5 oz
Burning time : 20 to 25 hours
Dimensions : H: 8,3 cm Ø: 6,7 cm
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The Labor Day observed on 1st May in France is actually the amalgam of several holidays established in the 19th century to celebrate workers (the proletariat). In 1889, in honour of the centennial of the French Revolution, 1st May became associated with labour's fight to obtain an eight-hour workday. In early 20th century Paris, seamstresses gave three sprigs of lily of the valley to their workers and little helpers, but we will have to wait until 1976 to celebrate this day on 1st May.

Sizes of this candle

  • Classic candle

    Dimensions : H: 10,5 cm Ø: 9 cm

    Weight : 270g / 9.5 oz

    Burning time : 55 to 60 hours

  • Travel candle

    Dimensions : H: 8,3 cm Ø: 6,7 cm

    Weight : 100g / 3.5 oz

    Burning time : 20 to 25 hours

Candle anatomy

The Wick

is made of cotton. One can find many types of wicks, characterized by their weaving and their diameter. The wicks are chosen depending on the shape and size of the glasses, as well as the burning characteristics of each candle.

The Wax

is the fruit of specific developments which are the source of the candle exceptional olfactory and burning qualities. When correctly taken care of, no smoke leaves a Trudon candle and no wax is left on the sides of the glass.

The Emblem

is inspired by a bas relief found at the old Royal Wax Manufacture which used to belong to the Trudon family. Situated in Antony, near Paris, it now belongs to the Church. Nowadays the domain hosts the nuns of the Saint-Joseph de Cluny congregation.

The Glass

is unique and hand-crafted in Tuscany. Its shape is inspired by champagne buckets.


Maintenance

    • 01.

      In order to get most out of your candle, burn it until the entire surface of the candle melts.

    • 02.

      To preserve the fragrance, do not burn your candle for more than 3 hours straight during the first third of the candle and 1 to 2 hours during the remaining.

    • 03.

      Do not leave your candle unattended.

    • 04.

      Keep away from drafts. Keep away from children, curtains and pets.

    • 05.

      Should the wick require centering, gently readjust to correct position when the wax is still molten. Allow the candle to solidify before relighting.

    • 06.

      Should any black smoke appear, trim the wick, which should be clean and no longer than 6mm at all times.

    • 07.

      Always protect the table or surface on which candle is set (with a coaster or a plate, for example).

    • 08.

      Do not burn your candle all the way down. Always leave at least 5mm of non-molten wax at the bottom.

    • 09.

      Keep your candle in a dry and temperate environment, between 60 and 80° F.

    • 10.

      The first use of your candle should occur within the two first months after its reception.