Astier de Villatte Incense
125 sticks of Japanese incense packaged in a gorgeous blue and gold box from famed Parisian home goods company Astier De Villatte. Perfume designed by Francois Caron and Taksago team. Hand made in Japan by the Koh-shis (Masters of Aroma) of the island of Awaji.
Approximate burn time: 30 minutes.
Oulan Bator: Wild escape upon a desert steppe. Ambergris and angelica root recall scents of leather steeped in tobacco and wood smoke.
Opéra: The splendor of the Palais Garnier. Scents of honey and beeswax absolute paired with minute additions of sandlewood and styrax resin
Namche Bazar: Black tea with its scent of dried hay and slight smokiness of tobacco. Scents of patchouli, yerba maté, and musk, tempered by the delicate freshness of verveine and aromatic lavender.
Delhi: Careering by rickshaw through narrow streets in The Old Town. A torpid atmosphere. Scents of a thousand different spices flood your nostrils. Betel, styrax, musk, myrrh. Grey clouds of smoked vanilla wood. Beedies of herbs and eucalyptus.
Aoyama: Damp wood, incense, and freshly laundered linen evoke for Sonya Park the typical smell of an old, wooden Japanese house from the neighborhood of Aoyama. Exquisite traces of highly-chic Patchouli of smoked wood and of cloves.