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Geelong - Oak, Grapefruit, & Sea Spray

Geelong - Oak, Grapefruit, & Sea Spray

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Medium - 250gm - 50hr Burn Time
Large - 500gm - 100hr Burn Time
Reed Diffuser 200 ml, 5–6+month 



Governor Richard Burke gave the town the name Geelong in 1837, and the town was surveyed the following year. Wool has been the primary export from Geelong. As a port and producer of fine wool, the Western District and surrounding region of Geelong have long been important. It is estimated that there are still many massive wool stores dotting the waterfront of Geelong.

For certain Melbourne workers, the affordability of Geelong's accommodation makes it a viable option for commuters to the city centre. Also, the Bellarine Peninsula, Torquay, Apollo Bay, Lorne, and the 'Great Ocean Road' are all easily accessible from here, as is the Bellarine Peninsula itself. During the late 1840s, churches and schools were built, and local industries like flour mills, tallow works, and vineyards were founded.

Large construction lots and the opportunity to enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea with grapefruits and the scent of wooden jetties wafting through the mild sea spray lured many people to Geelong in the summer.

Oak, Grapefruit, & Sea Spray: 

Infused with the strong citrus scent of oranges, this is a fresh and revitalising aroma. Bergamot and lemon round out the top notes, with jasmine and rose in the middle and a rosewood, musk, and vanilla base finish.

Top Notes: Blood Orange, Bergamot, Lemon, Grapefruit, Lime

Middle Notes: Jasmine, Rose, Neroli, Sea Spray, Oakmoss

Base Notes: Rosewood, Musk, Vanilla, Patchouli, Amber

Melbourne Candle Co. is a small candle manufacturer of soy wax candles, each named after a street or icon of one of our great cities, each with a history on the side of the tin and how the fragrance relates to the past, and a reproduction map depicting the named area from the 1920s on the front of the label.

 *Medium Candle Shown in images.

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