Ottoman - 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.
The Ottoman Empire (1299 to 1923) was succeeded by, among other things, the Republic of Turkey. At the height of its power, it stretched over three continents: all of Anatolia, the Armenian Highlands, the Balkans, the edges of the Black Sea, Syria, Mesopotamia, the Arabian peninsula and North Africa excluding Morocco.