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hello — xin chào! thơm means “smells good” or “fragrant” in Vietnamese. The intention behind this candle name and branding is to pay homage to the language, culture, and our ancestors. thơm is a Vietnamese, woman-owned, business making hand poured, soy wax, scented candles. We hope our candles can bring you joy, comfort, strike a memory, or brighten someone else’s day. The purpose and creation behind thơm is bring carefully curated scents and warmth into your home. All candles are shipped in recyclable and biodegradable packaging. Be sure to reuse, recycle, or repurpose your candle jar for optimal usage. We strive to provide you will the most eco-friendly and sustainable materials and packaging to ensure we are contributing to reduce waste. Our candles are hand poured and packed in small batches from our home base in Oakland, California.