Karpo Wax Melts
Karpo Wax Melts

Karpo Wax Melts

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A warm and inviting scent, Karpo is a complex and mouthwatering autumn scent that begins with notes of butter and orange peel, then blends in accords of scrumptious caramel and pumpkin. A nutty, pecan aroma lingers on the dry down with hints of apple cider, vanilla, and wassail. This warm and inviting gourmand scent will fill any space with the aromas of the season.

This fragrance is infused with natural essential oils, including orange, lemon oil, cedarwood, and buchu.

Top | Pumpkin, Orange Peel, Cinnamon, Butter

Middle | Caramel, Red Currant, Apple Cider

Base | Wassail, Pecan, Vanilla


Karpo was one of the three original Horae, or Hours, in Greek mythology. The Horae were the goddesses of the seasons and the natural portions of time as they presided over the revolutions of the heavenly constellations by which the year was measured. Their three sisters, the Moirae, spun out the web of fate. 

Ancient Greeks initially recognized only three seasons-- spring, summer, and autumn. Thus initially only three Horae represented the seasons of the year, as well as the stage of plant growth that marked off and measured each seasons. Thallo was known as the bringer of blossoms and was the goddess of spring and blooming, as well as the protector young people. Auxo, known as the protector of vegetation and plants, was the goddess of growth and fertility.

Karpo was linked to autumn, as she was known for bringing fruitful ripening and harvesting. Karpo was also the guardian of the path that led to Mount Olympus and ensured that it was veiled behind cloud cover after the gods had entered or exited through the gates.

Our wax melts are comprised of clean-burning premium soy wax, biodegradable cellulose glitter, as well as fragrance and essential oil blends that are free from phthalates, carcinogens, toxins, and animal ingredients. These standards provide a clean, long-lasting burn and a captivating experience of unique and inviting scents. 

Made with quality and the environment in mind, our soy wax burns cooler and lasts longer than paraffin wax, and is sustainably sourced from American soy bean farmers committed to achieving a 100% verified deforestation-free supply chain.

Net weight 2oz/56g.

Remove wax melts from packaging before use. Use only in tea-light warmers or UL listed electric warmers approved for wax melts. Read and follow all instructions provided with your warmer before use. Do not
leave melter unattended while in use. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Do not add water, melt on stove top, or melt in non-approved appliances. Use only in well ventilated areas away from flammable materials. Discontinue use if dish contains
less than 1/2" of wax.

Our wax melt labels are curbside recyclable and are categorized under plastic category 4 LDPE, or low-density polyethylene. 

Our wax melt containers and lids are curbside recyclable and are categorized under plastic category 1 PET, or polyethylene terephlalate. 

Orpheus and Lyre is committed to remaining plastic negative. This means that we calculate the plastic footprint of each product, and provide funding to plastic recovery and recycling initiatives equal to twice as much plastic as that product's unique footprint. 

This funding creates and improves rural plastic infrastructure used for plastic collection, sorting, and recycling as well as the recovery and recycling of low-value plastic waste from nature, landfills, incineration plants, and our planet's oceans.

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