When Claude Trudon began his activity as a candlemaster in 1643, he had no idea of the impact his workshop and production would have. Despite the fact that a few years later he had already made a name for himself in the royal court of Versailles, it was King Louis XV who was seduced by his spotless white candles. In this way, forging a fame that has remained intact to this day, the business grew to become the Royal Manufacture of Candles.
The secret of his success? mass. Since its inception the method has not changed, being the wax carefully collected from hives and then filtered, washed and exposed to sunlight to obtain the quality purest possible. No wonder his wax was considered almost divine in the times of Ancien Régime and let your motto be: "Deo regique laborant", that is to say (the bees) work for God and the King.