The orange flower grows on the citrus tree, or “Citrus Aurantium”, of the Rutaceae genus. In bloom, the tree aunts its white flowers to the world, emitting a suave fragrance that has symbolized purity and beauty since Antiquity. Intoxicating but mysterious, these flowers used to adorn the garlands of young brides.
It was in the XVII century that orange blossom became popular in European courts thanks to Marie-Anne de La Trémoille, Princess of Ursins, who made it a great use for her rites of care.
A new home accessory, Carrière Frères’ botanical palets are scented-wax objects ideal to perfume a wardrobe or drawer. A new addition to the brand’s olfactory collection, each palet is entirely hand-made in the house’s workshops.
Each box contains 2 wax palets.
As two of the wax palets come in each Carriere Freres pack, I hung one on the toilet door and the second on the bathroom door. The scent is not overpowering, but gives a delightful whiff of realistic Orange Blossom when you move close. If you are looking for a less feminine product, then the CF Orange Blossom or their Cedar palets might be the way to go. Orange Blossom buds (or seeds?) are embedded in the wax, and cedar wood chips in the Cedar Botanical palets. These wax palets do not smell synthetic at all. After hanging in the house for twelve months now, they have not lost their fragrance at all.