Known as the Rolls Royce of candles, Cire Trudon was created In 1643 and entered the court of Versailles in 1687, as apothecary distiller of Marie-Thérèse, wife of the King. In the 18th century, Trudon grew and began supplying the French court and the most important churches. The Trudon company supplied Versailles until the very end of the monarchy. As Napoleon's wax producer during the Empire, they survived the arrival of domestic lighting and the birth of the "electric revolution" continuing to prosper. It is now the oldest and most prestigious wax manufacturer in the world.