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Incense Series Candles by Comme des Garcons

Comme des Garcons' incense candle series endeavors to capture the spirit and the significant of incense across disparate cultures. It is an olfactory study in culture and ritual, time and place. Available in the following scents, each with a burn time of 50+ hours.

AVIGNON is a gothic cathedral in the midieval south of France. It is confession shrouded in darkness and ritual. Pure, with notes of Roman Chamomile and the honeyed Cistus Oil; mysterious, with layers of Vanilla, Patchouli and Palisander.

JAISALMER is a caravan on the silk roads of the East, laden with traded treasures. It is India's sweets and spices, with notes of Cardamon, Incense, Cinnamon, Amber, enriched with rare woods: Gaiac Wood, Ebony.

KYOTO transports to the spiritual and serene heart of Japan. It is the quiet of morning and a meditative connection to the earth. Notes of Cypress Oil, Teak and Cedar Wood, Coffee, Vetiver, Patchouli, Amber, Everlasting Flower.

OUARZAZATE evokes the kasbah of Morocco. Exotic and complex, with spiciness from Pepper, Nutmeg and Incense, and sweet, earthy richness from Clary Sage, Musk, Vanilla, Labdanum, Absolute, Kashmir Wood.

ZAGORSK is the poetic melancholy of a church hidden deep in the forests of Russia. Clean, like a fresh blanket of winter snow, with a fragrant peppering of pine needles. Notes of White Incense, Pine, Pimento Berries, Violet, Cedar, Iris, Hinoki Wood, Birch Wood.

  • Avignon Candle
  • Kyoto Candle
  • Ouarzazate Candle
  • Zagorsk Candle

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