Spiritus Sancti - Scented Matches
At Cire Trudon, matches are an essential part of the ritual. In one crack, it ignites the wick, surprises the shadow and gives life to light.
Delicately perfumed, it signs the prologue for some of the stories behind the candles. Elegant, long and delicate, asleep in their illustrated boxes, they patiently wait for their destiny. If the box is left slightly open, they will slightly scent, in their sleep, a drawer, a cupboard or a study.
“Spiritus Sanctus” is the Latin name for the holy spirit in the Christian religion. It is spoken during prayers and uttered when one makes the sign of the cross.