Blocks of olive oil-based soap were first hand forged on the shores of the Mediterranean in the south of France during the Middle Ages.

Locally pressed olive oils were combined with ashes from Mediterranean plants to make the first soaps.

Today soap makers in France continue the tradition by following the techniques and recipes of their ancestors, using pure ingredients and fragrances from the provencal countryside to produce the rustic blocks of savon de Marseille.

Bring home a block of savon de Marseille today and fill your bathroom with the luscious fragrance of the provencal countryside. We carry blocks of olive oil, lavender flower, rose blossom and verbena.

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