The first time I met Paula Pulvino of Villa of the Mysteries Perfumes, was in her lovely Brooklyn turn-of-the-century brownstone. I’d come for an afternoon class on blending natural perfume based on ancient recipes. This is her specialty. Her grandparents in Italy owned a small perfumery and apothecary shop. Paula inherited a book from her grandmother full of formulas calling for Mediterranean ingredients that had been used in perfumes and unguents for thousands of years. She has adapted these recipes to create a line of six modern fragrances that evoke our ancient, shared memories. The aroma of Paula Pulvino of Villa of the Mysteries Perfumes Arcana Imperii is sylvan, grounding and meditative. I may be sitting in my living room in Brooklyn but my soul is wandering deep in the forest on the fringes of civilization. The darting of the light and hide-and-seek of the smoky notes lead me on. I feel as I’m being drawn toward something but not sure what.
Thanks to the generosity of Villa of the Mysteries Perfumes we have the choice of one 30 ml bottle or a 20 gram solid of Paula Pulvino of Villa of the Mysteries Arcana Imperii available to one registered reader in the US. The random winner is mahigermez who chose the solid. Please email michelyn at Cafleurebon dawt com with Paula Pulvino of Villa of the Mysteries Arcana Imperii Perfumes as your subject and your complete mailing and phone details 10/87/2018 7PM EST. THIS IS A DEADLINE AND NO EXCEPTIONS IF YOU ARE LATE. Please use your email from your comment so we know it is you. A kind thank you to Paula for her generosity in your email to us would be appreciated, as we do pass on your email to the wonderful sponsors of our draws. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LOG-IN AND REGISTRATION FOR CAFLEUREBON SITE IS ON THE UPPER RIGHT
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