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CIRE TRUDON 270g Alabaster Vesta

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Fragrance:
A fruity chypre accord, the perfume builds on a floral facet with notes of rose, freesia and jasmine further softened by balmy, musky base notes. Greener notes of moss and mandarin give the perfume a luminous and crystallin balance. Fresh and floral, the scent mirrors the transparency of the alabaster container that lights up, composing a warm halo: Vesta suggests a luminous presence.

Heart Notes
Freesia, Jasmine, Rose

Fragrance pyramid bottom
Tangerine, Moss, Musk

Trudon unveils a new exclusive addition to The Alabasters range, Vesta embodies a luminous halo and clarity come from afar: discovered in 1807, the Vesta asteroid also hints at the name of a Roman deity. In ancient mythology, Vesta’s presence is symbolised by a holy fire, an eternal flame.

The delicate alabaster not only replaces the traditional green-glass but creates a sculptural object complete with a matching top. 

Praised since Antiquity by Greeks, Egyptians and Romans, alabaster is a soft stone: its milky aspect ideally filters light. Countless artefacts, objects and sculptures carved out of alabaster are held in museums around the globe. All symbolise elegance, finesse and immaculate whiteness. In ancient Greece, alabaster also coined the name of a vase without handles that contained perfume (αλάϐαστρος / alabastros).

Sculpted in Spain out of a single block, the new containers and matching tops are one-of-a-kind: the alabaster’s veins that run on the surface are unique by essence. Minimal and aesthetic, a gold metallic label further recalls the manufacture’s history.

Glorified by the candle’s flame, the translucent alabaster welcomes a halo of light: with its white mineral tops, The Alabaster range of candles transforms into a unique interior accessory. 

 

Heritage

In 1643 a salesman named Claude Trudon arrived in Paris and became the owner of a store in Rue Saint-Honoré. He was a grocer but also a wax merchant and supplied his customers with candles for lighting their homes and for the parish. On the eve of Louis XIV's reign, Trudon thus created a small family manufacturing business that was to carry his name forward and make the fortune of his heirs. His son Jacques also became a shopkeeper and wax producer and entered the court of Versailles in 1687, as apothecary distiller of Marie-Thérèse, wife of the King. In the 18th century, in 1737, Hierosme Trudon purchased the most famous wax factories of the era from the official wax provider to King Louis XV. Trudon grew and began supplying the French court and the most important churches. The Trudon company supplied Versailles until the very end of the monarchy. As Napoleon's wax producer during the Empire, the company survived the arrival of domestic lighting and the birth of the "electric revolution" continuing to prosper. Trudon continued its work throughout the centuries, without ever interrupting its activity, particularly through the making of traditional candles and perfumed candles for the greatest names. It is now the oldest and most prestigious wax manufacturer in the world.