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Scented Candle Sacre

The “Sacre” scented candle is bewitching, with deep, woody notes of juniper, pine and cedar, sweetened by honey, and crowned with incense. From the first spiral of smoke, the blend instantly enraptures you, under the golden decorations of the cathedrals. The candle is made of plant-based wax and is nested in a small marble holder. The choice of the color is all yours.

Shades of white
Personnalisation - None
Regular price 112,50 €
Sale price 112,50 € Regular price


Please note that marble is not an exact science and that each of our candle pots is unique. The colour may therefore vary with more or less veining.


The “Sacre” scented candle celebrates the noble, intense union of two wood species: pine and cedar. The former, absolutely green, symbolizes winter and immortality; the latter, powerful in its red coat, is reminiscent of ceremonial velvet shimmering under the warm light of a flame, enshrouded in an amber-like vetiver scent. Around them, spicy, peppery juniper berries, much valued in Ancient Rome, form a guard of honour, sweetened by the subtle gold of a regal honey. Precious incense floats up towards the archways of the cathedral. In a faraway echo, colourful petals celebrate this memorable day.

The scent evokes the strange journey of one of France’s most famous paintings, painted by Jacques-Louis David. The monumental painting was commissioned by Napoleon to immortalize the “Consecration of Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of Empress Josephine in the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris on December 2, 1804.” The extensive, sumptuously luxurious ceremony, voluntarily reminiscent of the Roman Empire, was held before a crowd petrified by the freezing cold, under the redecorated vaults of the cathedral, hung with precious tapestries dotted with golden bees, and shrouded in the sacred smokes of myrrh and incense. Walking out of the cathedral, the emperor, a crown of oak and laurel leaves in diamonds and gold on the forehead, was acclaimed with the salvo of a one hundred and one gun salute.

That’s when painter David started working on the monumental painting in his workshop in the former chapel of the Collège de Cluny, near the Sorbonne, in the heart of medieval Paris. The scent of an ideal library, full of ancient manuscripts, mingled with the smell of wood: juniper, cedar, pine bearing the patina of time, incense from the church under the medieval vaults, while David was painting. It took him two years. In 1837, the painting was transferred to the walls of the Coronation room on the first floor of the Palace of Versailles on the orders of King Louis-Philippe. Coincidentally, the room, built in the 17th century, was used as a second chapel at the time of Louis XIV. There, waxed wood takes honey and gold hues, another symbolic echo of the later Empire’s ubiquitous bees. In 1889, “The Consecration of Napoleon” is hung alongside other masterpieces – some of them millennia old – in another sort of sacred building, this one a temple of the Arts: the Louvre Museum. Consecration is one step away from sanctity. "

The Officine's prowess

From the first glow to the last flicker, the scented candle expresses its extraordinary fragrance with remarkable constancy. It was designed so as the scent infuses the wax homogeneously, a feat in itself.

As elegant as it is functional, each candle is protected by a clear glass dome, preserving the perfume’s integrity and intensity and preventing dust from spoiling it. Simply place it on top the candle when you have had enough of the scent or flame.

Carved in white or black marble, displaying unique patterns, our scented candles become sumptuous, unique, long-lasting objects and evoke the splendour of antique vases.
The marble accelerates the cooling of the wax, allowing the candle to evaporate and consume more slowly and last longer than with another type of holder.

You would have to have a heart of stone not to notice the splendour of this beacon of long-lasting, subtle light and provider of a pleasantly scented atmosphere.

Advice for Use & Care

The candle doesn’t need to be left burning for hours. The best moment to put out the scented candle is once the upper layer of wax has melted: the perfume has now reached its optimal diffusion potential.

The candle lasts for a total of 80 to 100 hours of delicious olfactory experience.

Officine Universelle Buly designed a marble coaster – in white or black – to hold this unique object and protect the surface it is placed upon.

Always make sure the candle is completely put out before leaving the room where it was burning, and keep the candles out of the reach of children and pets.

The best part: once you’ve enjoyed the last whiff of its fragrance and let the flames consume the candle in its entirety, you can turn the terrazzo holder into a vase for your flowers or a pot for your pens.


The candles are made using only plant-based components. Paraffin-free, and without any other mineral compound from the petrochemical industry, their all-natural plant-based wax is made up of rice, soy and copra.
Their wick is pure cotton, ensuring a steady combustion.
The plant-based waxes selected by Buly ensure a safe, toxin-free use and preserve the eight atmospheric fragrances’ integrity and truth, allowing for the full expression of their strengths and nuances during combustion.

Wax: 250g
Total Weight: 1.3 kg


Consigne de tri applicable à la France 


Shipping & Returns

No matter how far your parcel travels, the items it contains are protected with great care. Our shipping officers ensure that flasks, tubes, porcelain and marble arrive in a faultless state, as polished and refined as when placed on the shelves of the Officine.

The Officine Universelle Buly envisages in-store collection and delivery by courier for the city of Paris as well as delivery in France and internationally with the carrier DHL.


Delivery by courier in Paris: 1 working day
Delivery by DHL in France or Europe: 1 to 4 working days
Delivery by DHL Worldwide: 2 to 6 working days

Our team will edeavour to meet and exceed expectations and deadlines. However, Buly can not be held responsible for delays incumbent on: suspension of service of our carriers as well as customs procedures for shipments abroad.

Nota Bene: please note that our shipping costs do not include the customs fees sometimes required by some countries, which unfortunately we have no control over.

For health reasons, Officine Universelle Buly does not accept returns.


Inquiries? Questions?
We remain at your disposal for all demands.
To reach us, call +33 1 44 54 20 83 from Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm CET (UTC+2 ; except bank holidays) or send us an email to
You can also write to us on WhatsApp on +33 6 48 00 69 89


Scent of a coronation, juniper and honey in full glory, lit by the sun’s rays pouring through the stained glass. The shimmering gold of tapestries casts its light on the ceremonial parade of columns and vaults, on the pious meditation of ivory statues. In the damp, chill, incense-filled nave, the scent of olibanum and cedar entices the soul.

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