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Perfume materials

Perfume materials

We are passionate about perfumes, travel and the nature that surrounds us, each emotion a source of inspiration, guiding us as we create our products. We propose to discuss several of our favourite subjects here and to share some knowledge… If you would like to see a particular theme covered on the site, don't hesitate to ask us.


In the past, the Sultans' favourites in the harems loved ambergris, rolling it under their feet and thinking it was the product of sea foam. The palaces were pervaded with the delicious fragrance of tea, candied fruits and sea. Its name in fact comes from the Arabic Anbar.

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A majestic tree originating in the Middle East and the Himalayas, the cedar has acclimatized itself to growing in Europe and America. Its imposing outline gives the impression of a shelter with broad shoulders.

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Warm, smoky, tarry, sometimes animal, sometimes woody… these are the words used to describe a leathery perfume. Since the very beginning, leather has been associated with the perfumers' art

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We wanted to exploit the paradox of this substance, which evokes both the damp undergrowth and the dryness of the earth, in our Patchouli eau de toilette. 

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In the olden days, rose petals were strewn over the floor of Babylonian palaces. They were stuffed in the mattresses of Persian Sultans and perfumed the water in ancient festivals, as well as refined jams and wines.

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A sacred tree originating in India and Australia, sandalwood is an invitation to meditation. Its soft woody fragrance comes from the oil that forms in the core of the tree and in its roots. In Asia, the wood powder is used to produce incense and, in the past, its trunks were used to build holy temples.

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Tolu Balm

Over their thousand-year lives, these trees have become impregnated with the world around them. Their bark, marked with scratches and wounds, releases tears of amber, supple and pliable, long held captive.

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