Archive for May, 2009

Barbara Barry – Candles and Design

Posted by on May 25 2009 | barbara berry candles

Barbara Berry candles have been featured in Oprah’s magazine and in many other publications. These high-quality scented candled have many dedicated fans and it’s not difficult to see why. Barbara Barry is a celebrated interior designer and she understands how to put together a home that is beautiful and a home that appeals to all the senses. Her candles are not only stunning and add to every décor, but they also create a wonderful scent throughout an entire home. Barbara Barry candles are inspired by Barry’s favorite scents and by the scents she uses in her home.

In fact, Barbara Barry candles are associated not with one but with two famous names. Barbara Barry worked with Laura Slatkin, famous for her own candle line, to create Barbara Barry candles. The resulting candles are sophisticated, beautifully designed high-quality luxury candles.

Each of the candles in the collection are named after a room of the home. Barbara Barry candles include the Barbara Barry Bedroom Candle. This candle includes scents of vanilla, nutmeg, ginger and cardamom for a relaxing and warm fragrance. The Barbara Barry Dining Room Candle has scents of tarragon, lemon zest, rosemary, mandarin, moss, green muguet, sandalwood, cedar wood, and musk. This soy candle creates a rich aroma. The Barbara Barry Living Room Candle includes the fragrance of white flowers, orange blossoms, mimosa, Star jasmine, muguet, greens, honey, sandalwood, and white amber. The Barbara Barry Powder Room Candle has notes of citrus, bergmot, lemon peel, tangerine, orange, Moroccan orange flower, and green geranium.

With the Barbara Barry candle collection, there is no guesswork. You have an expert designer’s insight into which candles fit best into every room of your home. Each scent is perfectly suited to match a specific room. Additionally, each Barbara Barry candle is made from top-grade wax and boasts 55 hours of burn time. High quality natural wax and a top quality wick ensure minimal mess and soot. The round pastel box and modern design of the candle make it perfect with any décor and make it a perfect choice for gift-giving.

If you have not tried luxury candles before, Barbara Barry candles are the perfect place to begin your candle adventure. The candle scents in the Barbara Barry are innovative and unique but not unusual. Virtually everyone will adore these wonderful fragrances. Barbara Barry candles are also very flexible. These candles are scented even when unlit and once lit, their fragrance lasts as long as the wax does. You don’t have to worry that your candle will lose its scent when you buy Barbara Barry. You will get every minute of fragrance out of the candle. Plus, the scent of Barbara Barry is powerful enough to waft through your room but not cloying or overpowering. With Barbara Barry candles, you get the perfect blend of style, intoxicating scent, quality, and value. If you don’t have these wonderful candles in your home, be sure to rush out and get some of them.

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Altru Soy Blend Candles

Posted by on May 19 2009 | altru candles

Altru Soy Blend Candles are made by Gamillah, Incorporated and are prized as among the most luxurious and coveted candles in the world. Altru literally translates as “unselfishly giving of one’s self to others” and the makers of these candles have truly lived up to their name, unselfishly creating wonderful fragranced candles for everyone to enjoy.

Altru Soy Blend Candles have rich and exotic fragrances that are based on travels to distant locations. These scents are certainly not the scents you would expect from lower-quality candles. In fact, if you have never tried luxury candles before, you will want to rush out at once and buy yourself some Altru Soy Blend Candles. The wonderful packaging, scent, long-lasting burning time and gorgeous light will have you convinced!

When you buy Altru Soy Blend Candles, you also do much more than simply buy one of the finest products of your home. By buying Altru Soy Blend Candles, you also support a non-profit group called “In a Perfect World,” which helps children strive towards leadership.

Not only are all Altru Soy Blend Candles based on a location and culture, but each candle is given the name of a value or characteristic that people might cultivate in a perfect world. For example, the Altru Artistry candle has a Masala Chai fragrance, with notes of black tea, vanilla, and spices. This  candle is based on travels to Morocco and the packaging of the candle also reflects the rich Moroccan culture. The Altru Appreciation candle combines scents of Tahitian tiare, daffodil, and freesia. The scent and packaging of the candle is reflective of Tahiti and Persia.

The Altru Harmony Candle has the scent of Tanenashi Persimmon. The candle is wrapped in beautiful Iznik-inspired art. The Altru Integrity candle has notes of Persian Lilac and bamboo. The candle’s rich scent is supposed to represent the strength and integrity that has historically been associated with the bamboo. The Altru Unity candle is scented with notes of Burmese sandalwood and honey. The candle also has notes of leather and musk. The Altru Remembrance candle has scents of grapefruit and Italian Rosemary. The Altru Wellness candle is scented with white clove and wild ginger, with hints of green tea. The candle scent is reminiscent of the far East and the packaging is based on designs from Egyptian arts and history.

Each 11 ounce Altru Soy Blend Candle offers more than 70 hours of brining time. The best quality ingredients mean that there is minimal soot and a good, evening burning. The fragrance of each candle is woven throughout the candle itself, ensuring that the fragrance of your candle will be true and vibrant to the last drop of wax. Each candle is made from high-grade soy wax, which means a cleaner burn and fewer chemicals and fillers in your home. Whichever of these candles you pick, you get an incredibly high-quality candle as well as a wonderful fragrance. You get a unique packaging that looks distinctive in your home and the knowledge that your purchase is helping a non-profit organization that is dedicated to making children’s lives better.

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Amouage Candles for Summer

Posted by on May 09 2009 | amouage candles

Amouage candles are the height of exclusivity and luxury when it comes to candles. Each Amouage candle is carefully made as part of a very small batch and each candle is made from only the finest ingredients. Many of the candles are made with scents and ingredients that are available in Oman, where the candles are made.

Amouage focuses on making the best quality candles rather than on making a quantity of candles, and as a result there are only a handful of candle fragrances available from the company: the Amouage Autumn Leaves Candle, the Amouage First Rose Candle, the Amouage Indian Song Candle, the Amouage Mughal Gardens Candle, the Silk Road Candle, and the Amouage Spring Sonata Candle. However, each candle is a masterpiece of fine quality ingredients and unique, gorgeous scents.

The Amouage Autumn Leaves candle, for example, combines the fragrances of sandalwood, orange peel, cinnamon, honey, cloves, patchouli, and vanilla. The result is a warm autumnal scent. The Amouage First Rose candle contains the scent of the exotic Damascene rose as well as notes of geranium and frankincense. The result is a floral scent that is not too sweet thanks to a rich musky scent as well. The Amouage Indian Song combines the fragrances of peach blossoms, grapefruit, ginger, cardamom, patchouli, cedar wood, vanilla, lemon, heliotrope, cumin, and freesia. The result is a rich and exotic fragrance that is sure to be a hit in any home. The Amouage Mughal Gardens candle contains the scent of rose and lavender as well as moss, sandalwood, amber, and frankincense. The Amouage Silk Road contains notes of cedar wood, amber, patchouli, and musk. The result is a rich and exotic fragrance that is spicy. The Amouage Spring Sonata candle combines  gardenia, jasmine and lily as well as the fragrance of frangipani and ylang ylang. When you light this candle you will think you have wandered into a romantic and exotic garden at night.

All Amouage candles boast over 40 hours of burn time. The 6.9 ounce candles are beautiful and substantial and will look wonderful on mantelpieces or coffee tables. The candles are richly scented and have a wonderful fragrance even when unlit. When lit, they produce their rich aroma for the full burning times. A high quality wick ensures even burning and minimal soot.

Amouage are also works of art. In addition to creating the best quality candles, the designers at Amouage have also worked to create gorgeous packaging that makes these candles a pleasure to give and receive as gifts. Each Amouage candle is encased in frosted glass that has a gold logo silk-screened on it. The lid of the candle jar is brass with an elegant logo design. Many customers hold onto the packaging of Amouage candles to enjoy when the candle is gone. If you want a world of sophistication and wonderful fragrances that are innovative and beautiful as a piece of music, consider Amouage candles. These high quality candles sell quickly and it is not hard to see why.

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