ARQUISTE Candle 251 grs/ 8.9 oz:
September 1620. Nighttime inside a merchant ship, Nagasaki port.
Within the pitch black of the hull, the aroma of lacquered wooden armoires and of trunks full of rare spices, incense and leather, thickens the air with a dark, exotic redolence.
Persian saffron, Spanish leather, Sandalwood, Frankincense and Cade.
Developed with Nicole Mancini and Rodrigo Flores-Roux
***Candles can ship internationally.
DARK GALLEON, by ARQUISTE Parfumeur
- Scented Candle / Bougie Parfumée
- Estimated burning time: 55 to 60 hours.
- 8.9 oz / 251 g.
- Includes engraved metal lid.
- A woody, leathery scented candle inspired by the galleon referenced in NANBAN.
- Candles can ship internationally.
- DARK GALLEON focuses on the moment of disembarkation, when the merchant galleon arrives in Nagasaki, the South Island port city where the Spanish and Portuguese had set up camp for trade with the Japanese.
- The pitch black hull of the galleon was saturated with the scent of spice barrels and trunks full of leather. The smokey notes of tar and cade wood give a mysterious, hypnotizing allure, like dying embers in a bonfire.
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