Literary Set - Old Manila and Shrine Hunting

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LITERARY SET ONE holds the result of our first foray into developing literary scents:


Inspired by the opening chapter of Noli me Tangere by Jose Rizal, Old Manila is our first foray into literature-inspired candles. It's an interpretation of Kapitan Tiyago's grandiose house on Calle Anloague in Binondo and, with intrigue, explores how it might have felt to live (and love) inside and around the walls of old colonial Manila town.​ With romantic and jazzy notes of vetiver, cedar and rose.


If you're a Haruki Murakami fan, this candle is for you. Inspired by the town of Takamatsu in Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore, this explores the experience of the characters Nakata and Hoshino as they look for the "entrance stone," which they luckily found in Takamatsu. Explore shrines, popular and hidden, in your olfactive sojourn to Japan, with notes of bamboo, cedar and grapefruit. 

Each candle is 100 ml / 3.3 oz / 250 g and burns for 20 hours.

Each set is enclosed in our kraft gift box and comes with a postcard. Add a note at checkout with a gift message if you need one. If you want us to add in an inspiring quote or poetry, we can do that too.