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Amber, Sweet Melange/ Rich, Honey, Resinous/Balsamic, Precious Woods/ $90 oz Blend of vanilla, ambrette, labdanum

  • Product # 1095
  • Part Distilled various
  • Process various
  • Growth Method various
  • Origin India

Amber, Sweet  Melange/ Rich, Honey, Resinous/Balsamic, Precious Woods/ $90 oz

There has been and probably always will be some confusion as regards the essences of amber.  A true amber oil, distilled from the fossilized resin, exhibits olfactory characteristics much in the line with cade and birch tar, i.e., smoky, phenolic, tar-like, camphoraceous.

But "Amber" as it exists in the perfume world is almost entirely a fantasy creation based on sweet resinous and balsamic  materials such as benzoin, vanilla, ambrette, beeswax, etc., with many other essences being added to create different effects.

One can never say precisely how the sweet versions of amber evolved, but perhaps the visual beauty of the amber pieces inspired perfumers to create an essence that portrayed its rich, radiant colors. Be that as it may, sweet amber creations can be essences of great olfactory beauty.

Sweet Amber Melange is a blend of natural essences obtained from vanilla, ambrette seed, nagarmotha, labdanum and several other select botanicals. It is an amber-colored, viscous liquid displaying a wonderful rich, honeyed, resinous/balsamic bouquet with a deep precious woods undertone of fine tenacity.

Blends well with african blue grass eo; agar wood eo and co2; amber melange; angelica root eo and co2; angelica seed eo and co2; anise eo and co2; araucaria eo; benzoin abs; buddhawood eo and co2;  cabreuva eo; calamus eo and co2; cedar wood do's and abs's; choya loban; choya nakh; choya ral; cinnamon eo and co2; cassia eo and co2; cistus eo and abs; clove sweet abs; coffee eo and abs; copal bark co2; costus eo and co2; cypress eo and abs;  erigeron eo; elder flower abs; fir balsam abs; fenugreek abs; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; guiacawood eo; henna co2; hops co2; jonquile abs; labdanum abs; lapsong souchong co2; lovage root eo and co2; lovage leaf eo; pink and white lotus abs; muhuhu eo; mastic/lentisque eo and abs; mushroom/cepes absolute; myrrh eo, co2 and abs; narcissus abs; nigella damascena abs; opoponax eo and abs; osmanthus abs; patchouli eo, co2 and abs; poplar bud abs; rose eo, co2 and abs; sage clary eo and abs; saffron co2 and abs; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; stryax eo and abs; siamwood eo; tolu balsam abs;tonka bean abs; vanilla abs; vetiver eo, co2 and abs; violet leaf abs; zdravetz eo and abs

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