Amouage, one of international luxury perfume brands from Oman, uses ambergris
to make its perfumes, which are some of the most expensive in the world.
is used to make perfume and it is extremely rare.
is a 25-mile-long island in the Caribbean Sea, off the northeastern Belize coastline.
is a fatty substance produced in the guts of male sperm whales to help them pass indigestible bits of food such as the beaks of giant squids.
A five-day package for Ambergris
Caye in Belize features the three-star Mata Rocks Resort, priced from $585 per person, double occupancy.
The Phoenix, a beachside resort in Ambergris
Caye, Belize, has announced a Toy Drive for less fortunate children.
She examines in turn, the scents frankincense, rose, sassafras, rosemary, ambergris
, and jasmine, noting their manner of use, cultural and religious roles, economic properties, and what their use can tell us about the way our olfactory senses have shaped our interactions with one another and our environment.
Three new indoor/outdoor lines will also debut: the Ambergris
hooked collection of hooked designs of tile-inspired, nature-inspired, filigree and scrollwork; Lido Collection which has an understated decorating theme; and Landon, a new no-pile group that spotlights texture with minimalist patterns and natural hues.
Honestly, trust me, ambergris
has long been a staple ingredient in perfume-making and contains a sweet heady odour so powerful it'll probably fragrance your entire house.
In Germany, Eau de Cologne had anti-bacterial properties as well as smelling nice; similarly, ambergris
was used a medicine by the nobility of Europe when the continent was wracked by bouts of the plague.
His previous books include City of Saints and Madmen (2001) and Shriek: An Afterword (2006) (the first two volumes of the Ambergris
cycle), and Veniss Underground (2003).
Helpful Heston informed us that ambergris
is, pound for pound, more expensive than gold and that King Charles II couldn't get enough of it.