Carriere Freres Pear Candle
Pirum is the Latin word for pear; it refers to the edible fruit that grows both in summer and in winter. Amongst thousands of varieties, pears have two distinct origins: the common pear tree (Pyrus communis L.), originally from the Middle East, or the Chinese pear tree (Pyrus sinensis), from Central Asia, which belongs to the Rosaceae family. If the former was cultivated under the Roman Empire, the latter can be traced back to China 6,000 years ago. Typically narrow at the stalk and wider towards the base, the pear comes in a range of colours – green, brownish-green, yellow or red – and more surprising even, in a dark, heirloom variety, known as the black Worcester pear. Uniting both lineages in a singular perfume, the scented candle depicts the juicy, black fruit: its sweet, slightly gritty flesh is both firm and voluptuous.
Weight: 185g / 6.5 oz Burning time: 40 to 45 hours Dimensions: H: 9 cm Ø: 7.5 cm
Never leave a lit candle unattended, and do not burn one for more than 2 hours at a time. Always burn a candle until the entire surface liquifies, and allow it to solidify before re-lighting. Keep the wick trimmed to ¼ inch at all times, to avoid any black smoke. Gently re-position the wick while the wax is still molten. Always protect the surface on which the candle rests. Once only ¼ inch of wax remains, blow out the candle and let it fully cool before safely discarding it.