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Melbourne Candle Co.

Crisp Linen Inspired by Lonsdale Street

Crisp Linen Inspired by Lonsdale Street

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Crisp Linen Candle Inspired by Lonsdale Street, Melbourne in the 1890s

Step back in time to the bustling streets of Lonsdale in 1890s Melbourne, where this vibrant locale was renowned for providing travellers and locals alike with a night's rest. Lonsdale Street was the heart of the city, adorned with magnificent hotel buildings, churches, restaurants, pubs, and even two large hospitals. It proudly housed the royal mint and courthouse, a testament to its historical significance. Named after Melbourne's first magistrate, William Lonsdale, the street's width was initially a point of contention, but visionary city planner Hoddle persuaded the Governor, Richard Bourke, to allow the larger street size. Thus, Lonsdale Street emerged as we know it today.

Among the notable residents was Caroline Hodgson, better known as 'Madame Brussels,' whose residence on Lonsdale Street drew clients from Parliament House and beyond. Amidst all the bustling activity, one can only imagine how the clean, refreshing fragrance of Crisp Linen wafted through the local streets on laundry days, a reminder of simpler times and immaculate linens fluttering in the breeze.


Fragrance Notes:
Top Notes: Breathe in the invigorating scent of Fresh Air, infused with hints of Geranium and Green Clover.

Middle Notes: Be whisked away by the blooming aromas of Jasmine, Violet, and Moss, reminiscent of the lush gardens that adorned Lonsdale Street.

Base Notes: The final touch reveals Sheer Woods and Sweet Vanilla, offering a sense of warmth and comfort, just like the memories of those hospitable establishments lining the street.

Handcrafted with Sustainability in Mind:
Each candle is meticulously hand-poured with soy wax, a bioproduct that will naturally degrade with minimal harm to our precious environment. Embracing our commitment to sustainability, the candles come in recyclable aluminium tins, ensuring that no waste is left behind.

Candle Options:
Regular: 250gm, providing up to 50 hours of burn time. The perfect addition to any room, with dimensions of 73mm wide and 78mm tall.

Large: 500gm, offering an impressive 100 hours of burn time. Ideal for those who cherish an enduring fragrance experience, with dimensions of 90mm wide and 103mm tall.

Sustainability at the Core:
At Melbourne Candle Co, sustainability is our guiding principle. We strive to protect the environment by using recyclable or reusable containers for all our products. Our  candles embody this commitment, ensuring that every flickering flame contributes to a greener world.

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