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Rosa DamascenaDiscovered in Turkey, the Damascus rose was praised in Syria for its elegance and the finesse of its scent. During the rosebush’s intense blooming season, its display an exquisite corolla of petals... From China to Persia, and Euro..
Ficus CaricaThe fig tree, of the Moraceae family, grows on the Mediterranean basin where it has been cultivated for thousands of years. In France, figs were first harvested under Louis XIV. La Quintinie, the King’s gardener, planted over seven h..
Behind a soft pink glass, perfumes of Damascus rose and amber bond. Known as the “Queen of Flowers”, the Damascus rose was praised in Syria for the finesse of its scent and subtle elegance. Celebrated since Antiquity from China to Persia, rose, a..
At Carrière Frères, two scents come together for Valentine’s Day: behind a mat, soft pink glass, perfumes of Damascus rose and spearmint bond. Known as the “Queen of Flowers”, the Damascus rose was praised in Syria for the finesse of its scent, its e..
A fruit from the prunus domestica family, the Mirabelle is, by definition, “beautiful to look at”, from the Italian mira bella. Known since the Antiquity as prunus domestica syriaca, the plum tree was cultivated in Asia Minor, throughout Persia a..
The tomato, a berry of the Solanaceae family, is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Few people know that it was first grown in South America, and that its name comes from the Inca “tomalt”. Sweet and fleshy, whether in the fruit basket..
The Cypress tree is an evergreen tree from the Cupressaceae family: a slender conifer, it can reach 40 meters in height. Its name is derived from the Greek mythology in which Cyparisse, Telephus’ son, was turned into a cypress by Apollo. Recognisa..
Pale in colour, iris pallida - also known as sweet iris – is a hardy perennial plant from the Iridaceae family. Native to the Dalmatian coast (Croatia), it grows in thick bunches from a rhizome: its sword-shaped leaves spread out like fans while i..
She’s also called “true lavender” and grows wild on the hills of Southern France. Purple shrubs of green grey leaves, lavender’s fragrant flowers stand up straight, defying the elements with their colourful spikes. Its essential oil, of the high..
Patricia de Nicolaï conveys her fascination with ‘the city that never sleeps’ with her intoxicating signature oriental. This fragrance stimulates and spices up the life of those who wear it. Red and black pepper, patchouli and citrus notes compos..
The orange flower grows on the citrus tree, or “Citrus Aurantium”, of the Rutaceae genus. In bloom, the tree aunts its white flowers to the world, emitting a suave fragrance that has symbolized purity and beauty since Antiquity. Intoxicating but myst..