Halloween is so near that carved pumkins, bats and black cats have invaded our candleshops. Try combining real gourds with our jack o’lantern candles to get the perfect effect!
August in Barcelona means rumba, heat and the visit of all kind of tourists.
The flower tiles of Barcelona have become a symbol of the city since the beginning of last century and the perfume selection of Barcelona’s neighbourhoods will just seduce you…
BARCELONETA an accord of seabreeze, acuatic flower with peach and lemon
BOQUERIA the perfume of a fruity cocktail with juicy papaya and sliced watermelon
CIUTADELLA mimosa, figuier green leaves, acacia and lavender perfume
ESTACIÓ DE FRANÇA a mix of thyme, luggage leather, incense and jasmine scents
GOTHIC medieval patchouli, sandalwood, ebony and musk fragrance
PARK GÜELL a combination of bamboo leaves, white rose and green stalks perfume
LAS RAMBLAS a bunch of peonies, ylang-ylang, white roses and geranium
RAVAL a blend of spices with a mix of honey, cinnamon and grated lemon
Have you ever met a candlemaker? Here you have an important one!
We are willing to celebrate the day of roses, dragons and books in Barcelona.
Next Thursday is Saint George’s day, the lovers day in Catalonia and, according to tradition, couples exchange gifts: a book for men and a rose for women.
So, as every month of April, the candleshop has dressed up in red to follow the beat of the city: bright hearts, roses scents and scrabble candles to inspire poems.
Happy Sant Jordi to everyone!
In the tiny poultry yards of our candleshops there are egg candles of thousand colours.
We love our bright hens because they have a discrete sense of humour and because they are the unmistakable sign that Spring has already arrived.
Don’t they look happy and satisfied? We dedicate to them this illustrated report:
Chairs, sculptures, candleholders and almost 50 paintings make up this new exhibition by Oscar Tusquets at Galeria Ignacio de Lassaletta in Barcelona.
Until January 31st, you can visit Eros and Thanatos and make an approach to the vast universe of this multitalented architect with whom Cerabella has had the privilege to collaborate in several occasions: from the design of a candle to the installation of a urban garden in the city of Bilbao. Not to be missed!
We would like to share some pictures of this delicious afternoon in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona where were tempted to invent just any excuse in order to celebrate!
Pedralbes Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a exhibition that shows the trajectory of the firms that have been there from the start, such as: Tous, Furest, Lindsey, Sacha, Tascón, Javier Simorra, Mango, New Look, Optica Bulevard, Majoral, Items d’ho o Primer Plano.
In our candleshops we have followed this literary Spring with meaningful shop windows: abecedary candles to write, to play, to read or to declare you are in love!
We guess it was that charming moustache which made Francesca fall for him.
Emili’s reasons, however, we know them for sure, but we will talk about them later on when we write a post about the words in his well perserved diary.
Francesca was quite older than him and besides she was the boss. Emili was a shop assistant and was deeply in love with her. Their wedding was full of smiles and hats and it is thanks to them that we are now here.
We thought it was pretty fair to dedicate them this souvenir.
Francesca Abella, Cereria Abella’s founder,
whose surname actually means bee in Catalan.
Emili Oller and his moustache.
Emili Oller, style lessons.
Emili, another shop assistant, Francesca and Maria Abella as a child: the following generation.
Plaça del Pedró in Barcelona circa 1862, when the candles workshop was inaugurated.
Francesca Abella and Emili Oller: the wedding.