1643: Claude Trudon became the owner of a boutique on the rue Saint-Honoré where he developed his activity as a grocer and candler . His son Jacques took over, running the store, producing wax and candles and became apothecary and distiller of the queen at Versailles.
The manufacture supplied Versailles up to the last days of the Ancient Regime and survived through the Revolution.
Imperial provider under Napoleon, CIRE TRUDON is the oldest candle maker in activity in the world.
Each candle is still dripped and made by hand perpetuating the skills of his founder CLAUDE TRUDON.