Just like the baobabs overlooking the African savannah, Baobab Collection’s candles and diffusers are known for their size and original designs. They are extraordinary objects providing an olfactory and aesthetic experience.
Baobab Collection first saw the light of day in 2002, in the enchanting landscape of Tanzania, a country rich in intense colours and bewitching perfumes. If the collections are inspired by faraway places and wild nature. it is in Belgium that the new creations are dreamed up, a small country recognized for its creativity, know-how and minimal chic.
Baobab Collection’s candle creations are tales waiting to be discovered, sensory experiences that are the result of exquisite perfumes and aesthetic design. All of our materials are carefully selected and sourced across Europe and our candles are manufactured by the best European artisans.
The Fuego outdoor scented candle comes in a ceramic vase with refined enamel details that range from matte and textured, to glossy. Its simultaneously floral and insect-repelling scent will magically spread. Its blend of coral, beige and white will add a warm and mediteranean touch to your terraces.
Decadently perfume your home with this Feathers candle from Baobab. Encased in a glass vessel with a bloom of black feathers on an opal white background, this candle explores the duality of between transparency and opacity. A romantic collection, it is reminiscent of contrasting landscapes such as snow and volcanic rock and is filled with rich notes of black rose and oud wood. A sumptuous accessory wherever displayed, it is a design piece as much a home fragrance option and there are more exquisite designs available from Baobab Collection.
The Pearls collection is an ode to the precious gemstone. Pearls take their shape and color from the inside of the shell in which they are growing, which makes each pearl unique. Hand-blown by the best artisans, each candle is turned into a precious glass object. Their elegant fragrances pays tribute to the delicate gemme.
The Manou scented candle is covered in natural raffia with small black insertions that resemble seeds. This open motif brings a touch of transparency whilst staying true to the collection’s tribal aesthetic. The two sculpted small black horns are a reference to the warrior traditions that the candle was inspired by. The Mikea collection, which includes Manou candle, is an ode to the ancient tribes of Madagascar and the ancestral knowledge of the Malagasy people. Once lit, let the light of the flame that shines through the raffia take you away into the realm of the mysterious and magical.
TRANO – MABHOKHO
The Mabhokho scented candle bears the name of the village in which the Ndebele tradition lives on. The beige and black raffia hand crocheted by Malagasy women is covered with geometric patterns in bold, fashionable colours. The Mabhokho candle with its contempo- rary tribal look is set to become a coveted interior design object.
TRANO – MAPOCH
The Mapoch scented candle bears the name of an ambitious Ndebele chief who refused to kowtow to Dutch farmers. The very geometric designs of the hand-crocheted raffia are inspired by the contemporary Ndebele art movement. Stripes, arrows, and rectangles in primary colours are woven into the material requiring supreme dexterity on the part of the Malagasy women artisans.
The Mabhoga scented candle also bears the name of a chief of the Ndebele tribe. The ochre of this candle is reminiscent of the archaic tradition of Ndebele art which used this colour of pigment, as indeed was the case for most African tribes. A jagged beige and black design extends geometrically over the entire candle.
TRANO – MANALA
The Manala scented candle is named after Muzi’s son who became one of the spiritual lea- ders of the Ndebele tribe. This candle in a crocheted raffia basket with a black, beige and multicoloured-stripe pattern is typical of contemporary Ndebele art. It offers the perfect finishing touch to any style of interior design.
ODE TO THE DAYS OF DISCO
An ode to Donna Summers, also known as the queen of Disco. Her legacy includes epic songs like “I Feel Love” and “Hot Stuff”. Inspired by Donna Summers’ feline allure, the Donna scented candle is poured into a glass container with a handmade metallic set of colors ranging from a copper gold to a deep blue.
Baobab Collection supports BIG and breast cancer research with an exclusive collection of scented candles called “Women”. Its glass is covered in a graphic printed pattern inspired by the symbol of femininity. A gold rim surrounds this powder pink pattern, and reminds us how precious women are. With this collection, Baobab Collection hopes to show its love for women and vows to support a cause that affects everyone in one way or another: breast cancer research. We hope that the Women candle will shine light on this cause, because without this research we will never beat the scourge that robs us of our mothers, our sisters, our daughters, and our friends.
Decadently perfume your home with this Les Exclusives Aurum candle from Baobab. Part of the sumptuous Les Exclusives collection, this candle is encased in a glass holder in a bright, warming gold shade created from blending yellow and rose gold hues. Emitting a delicate aroma, it has a luxurious musk base with top notes of precious jasmine for a powdery floral finish. An exquisite jewellery inspired piece for the home is offers a golden glow whenever lit and it is available in four sizes to complement any space.
The All Seasons collection draws its inspiration from the varied and vibrant landscapes of Africa. It will transport you to faraway lands where tribes, fauna, and flora live in perfect harmony.