Introducing our scented candle collection!
We’re very excited to be revealing our new range of luxurious scented candles, designed in collaboration with our long-time friends at the Wild Olive African Artisans perfumery in Cape Town.
Before deciding on the different botanical scents, we wanted to create a beautiful, Fabergé-type vessel in which to house the candles. Something enduring and collectible – a trinket box of sorts and a place to keep little treasures once the candle has burned through.
The result was an elegant egg-shaped ceramic container trimmed in pewter and meticulously inlaid with ostrich eggshell.
Veld, Fontein and Lemoen make up the current fragrance offerings with each striking scent celebrating different botanicals from the Western Cape and The Karoo.
Fontein is a refreshing fragrance that combines notes from the white blossoms of the Cape May and Snowbush, topped off with hints of the spicy pepper tree.
Lemoen recalls a glass of lemonade at the end of a long day, and combines freshly plucked citrus fruits with floral notes.
Veld evokes early evenings in The Karoo – the headiness of fynbos and cedarwood, the warmth of African berries, the woodiness of Buchu.
Perhaps what we love most about these miniature eggs is how attractive they look as a trio, and in the coming months, will have other exciting designs to show you. Collect them for yourself, or give the most thoughtful of presents.
Available in stores soon.