This article will bring you to the list of the most expensive candles in the world. Insider Monkey has recently published an interesting article about it. Throughout history, the crafting of candles became the practice of expert guild members that would make house calls to patrons that had saved assorted kitchen fats for the sole purpose of having new candles produced for them as needed. Though they would ultimately go out of fashion as functional lanterns with the advent of kerosene lamps and electricity, craft candles have continued to retain a special place for consumers as decorative items that produce unique scents in carefully-selected places throughout houses, as well as ceremonially-important objects in countless religious institutions.
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked three of the most expensive candles in the world from their list.
The first one is Aquiesse ($44). Founded in Santa Barbara, California over a decade ago by fragrance luminary Michael Joseph Horn, Aquiesse that ranks 9th in our list of most expensive candles in the world is a brand, which prides itself on luxury candles whose scents have been heavily-inspired by nature. With five season-specific collections that are further divided into countless high-end aromas, such as Black Coco Havana, Mandarin Tea, and Cinnamon Tabac, Aquiesse offers a brand of luxury candles that is among the best in the world. The second candle is Yankee candle ($50 gift sets). Certainly one of the elder statesmen among American candle producers, Yankee Candle was founded nearly 50 years ago by Michael Kittredge in Massachusetts, and is now valued at around $2 billion. Their candles, divided by scent, color, size, and a catalog of other factors, are ubiquitous. They populate best-seller lists on Amazon, as well as a number of other online marketplaces, and are available in over 550 stores in 50 different countries. Shoppers can choose from tantalizing scents, such as Fresh Cut Roses, Spiced Pumpkin, Vanilla Bourbon, and Clean Cotton to give your home a unique flair that their guests won’t soon forget. The last one is Votivo ($60). This South Carolina-based candle supplier is a refreshing break from the norm in the way that they discuss and market their products. In an era in which labels are haphazardly slapped on goods in the interest of selling a few more units, Votivo is forthright about not producing candles that are either ‘100% natural,’ or ‘organic,’ noting that doing so would put tremendous stress on the environment through the depletion of natural resources.