Ari Meisel
3 min readFeb 19, 2022

TRUDON — Founded 1643

Imagine the flex of being the Royal Wax Manufacturer.

Now it may not be that awe-inspiring today, but when the world (and France in particular) was lit by candlelight, Trudon, the world’s oldest candlemaker held that revered distinction. Still, it was a humble beginning.

Claude Trudon opened a storefront in 1643 on rue Saint Honoré in Paris where he sold spices and candles…

Ari Meisel

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