Large Perfumed Candles !
The Natural Snow Crystal Candle by Pairfum
These large perfumed candles will envelop your home with a sumptuously natural couture perfume. Simply light them and enjoy the atmosphere of a natural ‘Eau de Parfum’ from a candle.
For the large Snow Crystal Candle we use the world’s best natural candle wax (stearin) for the purest perfume bloom and a beautifully clean burn. No other candle wax burns cleaner that stearin.
What Makes These Perfumed Candles So Special ?
We care about the people you give these perfumed candles to, they will know you care about them and their world too:
- beautifully sensuous fragrance
- ‘eau de parfum’ candles with natural essential oils
- the two wicks will ensure an even burn-down, right to the bottom of the glass
- cleanest possible burn: no soot, no smoke, no toxins, non carcinogens
- burntime: 50 – 60 hrs
- 100 % biodegradable & natural wax (CO2 neutral)
- each candle has its own unique crystal structure in the wax
- made with natural wax sourced from old & sustainably managed farms
- the natural cotton wick is free from metal filaments and is not carcinogenic
- these large perfumed candles are handmade by artisans in our studio in Great Britain
- fill: 330g / 12 ounce
- deeply & highly scented: high fragrance loading, homogenously scented with natural couture perfume (top to bottom).
- 100% vegan and free genetically modified organisms
- No animal testing. We do not test any of our products on animals !
PAIRFUM invites you to add a touch of loving elegance to your world within.
The World’s Cleanest Burning Wax ?
Yes, the large Snow Crystal Candle uses stearin, a wax which often hailed as the ‘Rolls Royce®’ of waxes and which carries the crown as the world’s cleanest burning candle wax.
People in Scandinavia are passionate about candles and the Scandinavians are known to be the highest average consumers of candles. During the winter months, when there is very little daylight in Scandinavia, most households will be burning a multitude of candles at the same time. Any candle wax that soots or smokes even a little, would not be acceptable in these circumstances, as it would pollute the air in the room, e.g. it would lead to coughing.
This is why the Scandinavians love stearin candles. The have consistently found it to be over time to be the cleanest burning wax and the most comfortable one to burn in their homes.
Even though stearin candles tend to be more expensive, approx. 50% of all candles lit in Scandinavia are made from stearin. This pre-eminence of stearin is simple proof of their quality and why stearin carries the crown of the ‘cleanest burning candle wax’ in the world.
Is This A New Type Of Wax ?
Stearin is one of the oldest waxes and you will be surprised by how much is written about its qualities, when you run a search on the internet.
It can be made from many natural oils: soy bean, coconut, palm, avocado, rapeseed, sunflower, etc.
If you have Scandinavian friends or visit the region, then we invite you to enquire about ‘stearin’ or ‘sterin ljus’. You may be surprised by the passion and enthusiasm with which the speak about them. You will find most dinner candles and pillar candles will be made from stearin because it does not drip, another of its unique features.
Sparkling Diamonds Become Liquid ?
All of PAIRFUM’s Snow Crystal Candles have a sparkling surface, an effect that makes look like diamonds or frozen window panes.
This is achieved through the use of a special grade of stearin and a unique manufacturing technique, that that relies on the skill and attention to detail of our artisan candle makers.
This crystal wax will liquify when lit but reform and harden into snow crystals again when the flame is extinguished.
PAIRFUM have pioneered the use of stearin in perfumed candles and we are strong advocates of its many qualities.
PAIRFUM acknowledges that Rolls Royce is registered trademark of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.
a rich white floral top note of Louisiana magnolia invites you into a soft, enveloping heart of white musk, infused with crushed vanilla pods and resting on a base of sandalwood.
Blush Rose & Amber
a sensuous, intensely feminine floral bouquet with regal rose in harmony with jasmine, lily of the valley and freesia, supported by an intoxicating base of powdery iris, musk, precious woods and crystal amber.
Trail of White Petals
a delicate white floral note infused with jasmine blossom, lily, white rose and ylang-ylang. The top note has a hint of apple and the fond rests on a base of precious sandalwood and musk.
an effervescent top note of bergamot, mandarin, rosemary, lavender and fresh violet leaves, radiates from a transparent floral heart of lily of the valley and jasmine, layered in the base with vibrant woody, ambery and mossy accords.
Linen & Lavender
a fresh breeze of aromatic lavender, with a twist of rosemary, basil & chamomile creates the sensation of crisp & clean linen. Airy ozonic notes radiate from a transparent floral heart of lily of the valley, that is infused with soft, enveloping musks.
this rich aromatic and spicy accord opens with a hint of a red berry medley, followed by warm heart notes of chestnut, nutmeg, cinnamon and clove leaf, resting on a base of crushed vanilla pods and sweet dried fruits.
an exotic fragrance with rich top notes of Anjou pear, dark cassis and orange slice. The heart is elegantly floral with notes of black orchid, powdery violet, olive leaf, freesia and ginger flower leading to a sensual base of musk, copahu balm and vanilla pod.
Cognac & Vanilla
The aroma worthy of a connoisseur: aged oak, Bourbon vanilla, golden cognac, Caribbean patchouli, benzoin and ancient labdanum.
the aroma of a peaceful Orangery flooded with warm sunlight: a heady, rich orange blossom fragrance interlaced with hints of jasmine, lily, tuberose, ylang ylang and a green violet accord. A subtle fruity aspect is apparent with peach, apricot and pear. Underlying the fragrance and giving it warmth and depth are sandalwood and musk.
Magnolias in Bloom
a spring flowers accord with the fresh top note of ozone, soft white flower petals and a hint of watery melon. The heart is complex and floral with magnolia, lily, geranium, rose and violet, while the base shines with musks and warm rosewood.
Ginger & Lemongrass
the intensely spicy fragrance of fresh ginger with a garland of lemongrass, bergamot, lime and orange. The fond notes consist of clove, cardamom, musk and precious woods.
Bergamot & White Tea
the refreshing bouquet of white tea and ripe bergamot, infused with aromatic thyme and jasmine, it rests on a base of soft musk.
a creamy sandalwood accord with a hint of ‘chypre’ ! It includes top notes of neroli and lychee, a floral heart of jasmine and violet, and a fond of cedar, patchouli, musk and tonka bean.
a vibrantly pink grapefruit fragrance with added complexity from mandarine, lime and bergamot. Floral notes of jasmin and lily lend a feminine touch and a sophisticaed woody accord in the base note.
the unmistakeably sweet taste of ripe red berries, freshly picked during a summer’s walk: strawberries, blackberries and loganberries. This opening accord is followed by a heart of Bulgarian rose, star anise, raspberry macaroon and a finale of tonka bean and ground vanilla pods.
this fruity but floral accord opens with a medley of juicy nectarine, ripe apricot and fresh mandarin, while hints of green pear leaves lead into a floral heart of jasmine, lily, rose and violet with aniseed, all resting on a base of creamy vanilla, sandalwood and musk.
Apple Cup Cake
the aroma of freshly baked cup cakes out of the oven: sweet baked apples enveloped in a fluffly, warm pastry of vanilla, amber and precious woods.
this perfume of noble, black cedarwood is enhanced with the elegance of vetiver, cypress and juniper berry, and settles into a fond of aromatic leather and frankincense.
Pink Powder & Violet
a sophisticated and sensual fusion of rose petals and violet leaf, that is soft and yet fresh ! It opens with mandarin and pink peppercorn, followed by a full and elegant floral heart (rose, violet, iris, jasmine, heliotrope, orris) that leads into a sumptuously powdery base of smooth patchouli, musks and soft vanilla.
Anise & Black Vanilla
this beautiful soft ‘noir’ accord opens with a top note of anise and liquorice to add mystique to a heart built around heliotrope. Powdery vanilla is in the fond to give warmth, whilst subtle florals add femininity.
this beautifully innocent white fragrance opens with a pure and soft lavender note to combine with a sweet, floral heart, that leads into the sensually enveloping aroma of amber and vanilla.
a fresh and delicious lavender fragrance with top notes of tangerine, bergamot and hints of dew drops. It has a fruity and yet floral heart of rose, freesia and lily of the valley, which is enriched with a base of musk and aspects of dried lavender.
Neroli & Olive
the distilled fragrance of the mediterranean: a sophisticated accord built around the vibrant citrus notes of neroli, pomelo and lime and yet softened with jasmine petals. Vertiver, patchouli and leather add depth and complete the sensation of walking through an olive grove on a warm, sunny day.
What kind of wax is the vegetal / plant based candle?
Our wax is called stearine wax. There are various types of stearine wax but basically they split into two fields:
• from an animal source. Typically, it would be a side product from food production. The very first stearine candles were made in Scandinavia from wale fats.
• from a plant source. These can be from palm, avocado, coconut, etc.
Unlike soy, parrafin, beeswax, etc. which are all ‘fats’, the Pairfum stearine wax is slightly acidic, i.e. it has the same acidity as the human skin – a PH-value of 5.5.
This is why is feels so hard & different to the touch. The Pairfum stearine wax is a 100 % natural, plant based wax which comes from old & stustainably managed farms.
Thanks to this wax, the candle does not smoke or soot, even when the candle flame is flickering (e.g. in a draft) or fanned by hand. A peculiarity of the wax is that it is not soft and does not go soft when the candle burns, i.e. it is either hard or liquid.
A key advantage over fatty waxes (soy, parrafin, beeswax, etc.) is that the wax does not attract dust and any dust that may gather on the top of the candle does not stick to it but instead can be blown from the candle easily. This means a shop can just blow any dust away that may have collected on a tester candle and the candle looks ‘fresh’ again.
Pairfum’s plant based wax does not come from a GM modified crop, unlike most soy waxes. 99% of all soy wax produced in the US is from GM modified crop. It is our opinion that this is ‘time tomb’ waiting to hit candle suppliers, when consumers realise that their so called ‘natural & safe’ soy wax candles have in fact been tampered with by humans in laboratories.
Stearine wax candles are regarded by the Scandinavians as the finest wax candles money can buy. This means something because Scandinavia has the highest consumption of candles per head in the world, due to their long & dark winters.
How do you get it to look like that?
A combination of:
- the type of wax,
- pre-heating the glass in manufacturing, and
- filling it very, very slowly by hand creates the ‘crystalline snow flake’ effect.
- The crystallised effect re-appears in the wax when the burning candle is extinguished.
One will notice how first a crystal coating appears at the top & side while the wax underneath is still liquid, just like with a lake that is freezing over.
The only other type of candle / wax which comes close to this look is a parrafin candle that is moulded. These candles frequently have a ‘mottled look’ which is very trendy in Europe.
Why does it have two wicks?
Any candle with a diameter greater than 70-80 mm or 2.8-3.2 inch in diameter needs to be burned for at least two hours to ensure that it burns down evenly. We use two wicks as this ensures that the candle burns down evenly without residues on the glass walls, even if the candle is repeatedly burned for only a short time, e.g. one hour.
Comparsion of stearine versus paraffin wax and soy?
What are the wicks made of ?
The wicks are made from cotton, i.e. plant based. They do NOT contain any metal or lead filements (toxic, carcenogenic)
Pairfum candles comply with the following quality marks:
• RAL – www.kerzenguete.com
• American National Candle Association – http://www.candles.org/industry.html
What are the instructions for safe candle use ?
The safety & candle usage instructions on the PAIRFUM candle are in line standard
safety guidelines from the following associations:
None of PAIRFUM’s products contain any of the following:
• NO parabens, e.g. Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Paraben
• NO SLS
• NO GMO ingredients,
• NO animal derived ingredients – 100% vegan
• NO animal derived Talc,
• NO animal testing,
• NO phthalates,
• NO sulphate,
• NO nitro musks or polycyclic musks,
• NO alkyl phenol ethoxylate solubilizers,
• NO petroleum mineral oils, petrolatum, petroleum jelly, petroleum distillates or similar
• NO EDTA,
• NO propylene glycol, IPA, etc. from petroleum. Naturally derived alcohols are fine.
• NO carbomer,
• NO DEA or TEA,
• NO PEG,
• NO acrylates,
• NO BHT,
• NO PVP/VA Copolymer,
• NO Diazolidinyl Urea, Imidazolidinyl Urea, e.g. Germall,
• NO Stearalkonium Chloride,
• NO Synthetic Colors,
• NO Fluroide,
• NO Lead or other heavy metals,
• NO Phenylphenol,
• NO Sodium Chloride,
• NO Triclosan,
• NO Zinc Oxide