Olive and Fig Candle By Heyland & Whittle
Peppery, green Olive blends with warm, earthy Fig to create this deliciously sunny Mediterranean 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.
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.