In the 18th century, oil lamps, candelabras and candles were lit with matches, “tiny scraps of dry wood (usually beechwood) or reeds soaked in sulfur” sold by candlemakers. These long “candle wands” prevented one from having to climb on a chair or ladder to light the chandeliers. Photo : Dimitri Smilenko
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Welcome toChâteau de Gudanes
Welcome to Château de Gudanes, home and grand renovation project of Karina Waters, at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains.
Panache is a decorating object to be perfumed, created in collaboration by the designer Pierre Charrié and the plumassier Julien Vermeulen for Maison Trudon.