In 1643 a salesman named Claude Trudon arrived in Paris. He soon became the owner of a shop in rue Saint-Honoré through a fruitful and lucrative marriage. In addition to selling groceries, he was also a wax merchant, supplied his customers with domestic candles and provided the local parish in the Saint-Roch neighborhood with candles. Trudon made his own candles, and elaborated after a very specific manufacturing process. The year Louis XI was crowned King of France, M. Trudon opened his first family business, a small manufacture named after him and which was about to bring fortune to his heirs. His son Jacques took over, running the store and producing wax and later entered the Royal court of Versailles in 1687 as apothecary and distiller to Queen Marie-Thérèse, the King’s wife.


What we sell

Fragrance & Candles