Fragrance and Ritual in Ancient Egypt Class

The scent of rare, vintage musks, fossilized amber and delicate natural flowers filled the air, as did incense and the sound of ancient instruments winding mysterious notes about us. We explored the sacred meanings of essences, and harnessed them to create modernistic versions of ancient ritualistic fragrances.

8.2305396066_18d5455cf5_oQueen Hatshepsut, the godmother of fragrance !


House of Cherry Bomb’s essences. A melange of fragrance oils and natural and vintage oils gathered for the class.

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Art of Perfume Class: Fragrance and Ritual in Ancient Egypt



Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

DUMBO, Brooklyn NY.

Join the House of Cherry Bomb perfumers, Alexis Karl and Maria McElroy for an olfactory voyage along the Nile as we discuss the importanc e of ritualistic oils in Ancient Egypt, and explore personal fragrance creation influenced by art works and artifacts viewed. Students will formulate  a 1 oz bottle of fragrance  to the sound of Ancient Egyptian music using a melange of beautiful and rare oils.

Cost: $75.00 plus $25.00 material fee.

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