Wild Wonderful

The 2014 edition of Rosa as a solid is back. There were a few tiny modifications to the formula due to available ingredients but not enough to shift the aroma. I am happy to report that there was enough of the precious rose bourbonica from India to include in this edition. As I have mentioned… Continue reading Wild Wonderful


Each time I create the synergy and or chord/accord for my fragrances there may be subtle shifts in the aroma due to the variability of the raw materials. This aspect of handmade, uber niche, botanical perfumery gets even more compounded when multiple chords appear in a fragrance. Sometimes the basic essences in one of my… Continue reading EDITIONS: Rosa

Oud and Roses

“A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.”~ Jean Cocteau The wild rose of the California woodlands is the inspiration of the botanical perfume Rosa which debuted back in October 2008 as a liquid perfume. I have just finished the new edition of the liquid which… Continue reading Oud and Roses