At Ralph's Orchard we relish the darker evenings and and colder weather making us hastily retreat indoors to the warmth and cosiness of our homes. What better excuse to light a candle and lose yourself in thought while gazing at the flickering shadows cast by the little flames.
We take particular delight in finding fragrances suitable for the season and have pared them down to those described in the following paragraphs. So without further ado, a quick guide to our most wintry candles:
Vintage Bookshop - This beautiful musky and woody scent has a lovely perfume, best accompanied by a good read, how novel! Romantically inspired by leather and dusty tomes on creaky wooden shelves. This scent is rich and slightly masculine, with tones of cashmere, leather, sandalwood, amber, vanilla and warm ginger.
Vetiver Vanille - Vetiver Vanille begins with fresh top notes of green cardamom which lead into an earthy heart of intense vetiver bourbon. A base of golden Madagascan vanilla envelops and adds warmth to the fragrance.
Wild Fig & Oakmoss - Wonderfully woody and fruity fragrance, combining aromas of ripe fig, bergamot, lemon, grapefruit, mandarin and apple with hints of rosemary, orange blossom and rose. Finishing on a strong base of amber, musk, sandalwood and cedarwood.
Enchanted Forest - Evoking the fresh smell of Christmas trees, this scent has strong hints of pine needles, cedar & oakmoss.
Spiced Orange - The heady sentimental smell of Christmas spices, this scent has tones of orange, cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Winter Solstice - The Winter Solstice fragrance blends citrus, grapefruit and pine wood to evoke the scent of fresh snowfall, with a heart of red berries and lychee and a base of vanilla and powdery musk.
Frankincense & Myrrh - The heady smell of Christmas mass and incense; with the resin frankincense immersed in warm amber, rock rose and myrrh complimented by woody cedar, vetiver and patchouli. Find out more about the tradition of Frankincense & Myrrh.
Our 25 day advent calendar with different wax melts scents for each day was a particularly fun endeavour. Featuring our best-sellers and Christmas scents, the decision on which 12 would make the final cut took some painstaking deliberation!
As always, only cruelty free, phthalate-free, eco friendly and vegan ingredients are used. All of our candles and melts are hand-poured in England.