Freshly baked bread is one way to entice prospective homebuyers, but if
youre really in a bind, we say wow them with a scent that is totally
Cire Trudon, founded in Paris in 1643, is the oldest candle-maker in the
world and was official
supplier of candles to the court at Versailles (supplying Louis XIV,
Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette).
Perfumes include the wonderfully smoky Ernesto and Spiritus Sancti,
which conjures the rich scent of church incense. Our choice is the fresh
minty scent of Abd el Kader.
The wick is made from organic cotton and the deep green glass casing is
made by hand in an old glassworks at Vinci in Tuscany. Even the gold
labels are made by an ancient champagne house.
No other flame holds a candle to it.
$89 at Putti, 1104 Yonge St.,Toronto, 416-972-7652, www.putti.ca