Lulie Wallace Verdure Candle
A blend of Bergamot, Pear & Sandlewood
Known for its sugary, tart bite, it is often found in desserts. In temperate climates, this is one of the first plants harvested during spring. A straight stalk, with deep red color fading into a green or white blush is a sign of quality. A fresh and uplifting scent.
Following the example of the Prince de Condé in Chantilly, Marie-Antoinette wanted to have her own little village to enjoy the pleasures of the countryside with her children. Her aspiration for a rural paradise is somewhat a result of Enlightenment. The Queen had her Hameau built in Versailles in 1783, going against the traditions of the old Royal Court.
In the language of flower, the violet represents shyness, modesty and sophistication and is also a symbol for secret love. It was the favorite flower of the Empress Eugénie de Montijo (1826 – 1920) wife of Napoleon III. Violette Impériale presents a generous and rich violet that recalls with elegance the splendor of the Second Empire.
On August 15, 1774, King Louis XVI makes a wonderful gift to his wife Marie-Antoinette : The Petit Trianon. At Trianon, Marie-Antoinette created a haven of intimacy that allowed her to escape the etiquette. She indulged her taste for country-style patterns and pastel colors.