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    3500 years ago, in Mesopotamia, the Sumerians created a very advanced civilization, in the development of canals, agriculture and ointments, and from there, came the first distillations of oils, and the birth of perfumes. From the hand of two women, Taputti and her assistant, Ninu, who made aromatic oils for the Sumerian king.
    Here is a recreation of the most used notes at that time. Volume I of this story.

    • Top notes: Pink Pepper – Nutmeg
    • Heart notes: Cedarwood – Iris – Patchouli
    • Base notes: Musk – Sandalwood
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    2000 years ago, the Roman Empire, through its conquests in Greece and Egypt, acquired knowledge of the world of essences and it was in Rome, where it was named: Profumo (through smoke, in Latin). Since the oils were used for burners and create atmospheres. In Rome, the first guild of “perfumers” was created, called “Ungüentari” and with the birth of public baths and massages, perfumes received a new innovation. Here I introduce you the recreation of ancient Rome in a perfume.  The Volume II of this story.

    • Top Notes: Bergamot – Pink Pepper – Chili
    • Heart Notes: Incense – Cistus – Iris
    • Base Notes: Patchouli – Vanilla – Musk
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    With the Byzantine empire there is a resurgence of perfumes through the trade routes that come from the East and almost 700 years ago, in 1370, the first alcohol-based perfume in history was produced. An elixir from an alchemist as a gift to Queen Elizabeth I of Hungary. The famous “Hungarian Water“.  And here I introduce you my version. The Volume III of this story.

    • Top notes: Melon
    • Heart  notes: Mimosa – Rose
    • Base notes: Musk – Cedarwood
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    500 years ago, the Renaissance marked the revival of the arts and sciences. They are centuries of opening new maritime routes that bring to Europe new materials from America and Asia. Alchemy and perfumery grow rapidly. In 1533 Catherine de Medici married the Duke of Orleans, and made perfumed gloves fashionable for the court. It is the first time that perfumes are used to dress, please, and, to seduce. Here I present you a trip to Renaissance Florence. The Volume IV of this story.

    • Top notes: Bergamote – Mandarine-Violet – Hyacinth
    • Heart notes: Lilly of the Valley- Jasmine- Ylang Ylang- Rose
    • Base notes: Cedarwood – Sandalwood – Vetiver- Musk
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    100 years ago, modern perfumery was born, as we understand it today. It is the “Belle Epoque” and when the Guerlain, Chanel, Coty houses are born… It is the birth of aldehydes in perfumes and the world of perfume is industrialized. Here my tribute to that time of the twentieth century. The Volume V of this story.

    • Top notes: Incense – Aldehyde
    • Heart notes: Jasmine
    • Base notes: Musk – Amber
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    At present, perfumery combines technological advances and environmental awareness. Molecular perfumery offers infinite possibilities to perfumers. It is the birth of niche and signature perfumes. The union of science and nature, of human and artificial intelligence. Welcome to the present. Welcome to the future. The Volume VI of this story

    • Top notes: Plum – Metallic Accord
    • Heart notes: Iris- Sandalwood- Iso E Super
    • Base notes: Evernyl – Almizcle – Vertoflix
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    Discovery Set 6 x 2 ml

    Discover all of History in Drops  fragrances. The Discovery Set includes 6 samples x 2 ml:

    • Volume I   – Sumerians – Oriental sandalwood note
    • Volume II  – Roman Empire – Spicy incense note
    • Volume III  – Byzantine Empire – Floral mimosa-cedar note
    • Volume IV – Renaissance – Floral note
    • Volume V  – Belle Epoque – Aldehydic floral note
    • Volume VI – Present and Future – Soapy-metallic note