Carrière Frères Candles have a long and established pedigree. The company that now makes Carrière Frères Candles was first started in the nineteenth century but was based on candle craftsmanship dating back a hundred years. Two brothers founded the company that now makes Carrière Frères Candles after perfecting wax making and candle-making The brothers created a first night-light candle, one that burned six hours without soot, smoke, and other basic discomforts. By 1889, the brothers were given a gold medal for their candles at the Exposition Universelle. Since that year, Carrière Frères Candles have been granted to the the Basilique du Sacré Coeur up to present day. The basilica and its protectors believe that the Carrière Frères Candles provide the high quality that the historic monument deserves.
Today, Carrière Frères Candles are made on a premise of modern innovation and traditions. While the tradition of fine waxes and fine old-world craftsmanship lives one, Carrière Frères Candles today are also designed for modern living. In fact, Carrière Frères Candles were among the first candles to use an all-vegetable wax. With no paraffin, Carrière Frères Candles burn odor-free and smoke-free. The special wax also makes the scents of the candles to burn truer and to burn longer, allowing for long-lasting and clean-burning candles that are high on quality. Carrière Frères Candles burn for 50 hours and produce virtually no soot.
The makers of Carrière Frères Candles originally hired botanists as well as perfume experts to create wonderful scents. Today, that tradition continues. Carrière Frères Candles use the latest innovations in scent as well as timeless techniques and perfumes to create intoxicating fragrance bouquets. Customers can choose from the Carrière Frères Cedrus Atlantica (Cedar) Candle, the Carrière Frères – Cucumis Melo (Melon) Candle, the Carrière Frères Ebenus (Ebony) Candle, the Carrière Frères – Ficus Carica (Fig Tree) Candle, Carrière Frères Gardenia Tahitensis (Tiaré) Candle, the Carrière Frères Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Candle, the Carrière Frères Lonicera Fragrantissima (Honeysuckle) Candle, the Carrière Frères Lycopersicon Esculentum (Tomato) Candle, the Carrière Frères Nilgiri (Nilgiri Tea) Candle, the Carrière Frères Polianthes Tuberosa (Tuberose) Candle, the Carrière Frères Prunus Amygdalus (Bitter Almond) Candle, the Carrière Frères Rosa Damascena (Damask Rose) Candle, the Carrière Frères Saccharum (Sugarcane) Candle, the Carrière Frères Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Candle, and the Carrière Frères Viola Odorata (Sweet Violet) Candle. Each candle is carefully made with one true note of fragrance, designed to be true and beautiful in its simplicity.