The Art Of Perfumery was written in 1857 by G. W. Septitmus Piesse

 Walk through time as we learn about the history of perfumery, and learn techniques such as expression, distillation, maceration and enfleurage.
We will then cover learn how to make ottos and essential oils from 100 wonderful herbs.

You’ll also find many delightful recipes as well as concise instructions for making the following items of beauty:

  • Smelling Salts
  • Bouquets
  • Nosegays for handkerchiefs
  • Pleasant smelling perfumes
  • Dry Perfumes
  • Sachets
  • Perfumed Papers
  • Perfumed Leather
  • Pastils (incense)
  • Perfumes for lamps
  • Scenting and coloring soaps
  • Emulsines (Soap Substitutes)
  • Creamy concoctions for the skin
  • Cold creams
  • Lip salves
  • Perfumed oils for use in hair
  • Temporary dye for mustaches
  • Hair dyes
  • Hair removal
  • Facial powders
  • Rouges (blush)
  • Tooth powders
  • Mouth washes
  • Hair rinses
  • We will then cover a wide range of topics such as:
    The Manufacture of glycerine
  • Testing for alcohol in essential oils
  • Coloring Matters Of Flowers
  • Improved process for bleaching beeswax
  • Manufacture of Soap
    ………………………………..and much more

You’ll learn how to make wonderful smelling perfumes that were used by the ladies of those days, and colorant sticks that were used by gentlemen on their mustaches.

Learn the process for making Hungary water, which is similar to eau de Cologne, and is said to take its name from one of the queens of Hungary. She is reported to have derived great benefit from a bath containing it, at the age of seventy-five years.

 Create sweet smelling dry perfume to fill soft sachets, and to silken your skin. Then, perfume letter papers and bookmarks, and give as wonderful smelling gifts to your loved ones. You may also create pin cushions, small quilted items and wedding favors with aroma that will astonish those who are recipients of your gifts.

Make beautiful exotic cassolettes and printaniers, which are little boxes, of various designs, perforated in order to allow the escape of the odors contained therein. The paste used for filling these “palaces whereby we are made glad,” is composed of equal parts of grain musk, ambergris, seeds of the vanilla-pod, otto of roses, and orris powder, with enough gum acacia, or gum tragacantha, to work the whole together into a paste.

Create incense that will have your home smelling lovely for days, without the rank of most purchased incense sticks.

The Art Of Perfumery is 143 pages of fascinating information, discoveries and recipes that will astonish you for days! You’ll find many fun topics and achieve many great ideas for making your own sensually scented items when you read and reread The Art Of Perfumery.

You’ll become the belle of any party or holiday gathering, once you come bearing gifts scented more sweetly than most essences manufactured in bulk.

This 143 page eBook is so jam-packed with information, you’ll be hard pressed to find all this valuable information in a single publication elsewhere.

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