Ayala Moriel Parfums
This Virtual Scent-Trip is an Incense & Tea Ceremony that is inspired by Jules Verne's novel and the ongoing travel restrictions: an evening around the world through scent and aroma. We'll follow Phileas Fogg's route with his French butler Passepartout - enjoying French lavender, sipping English tea, exploring Calabrian Etrog, and exotic incense and perfumes such as Egyptian Kyphi, Ethiopean myrrh, Indian Attars and Nag Champa incense, Sandalwood incense from the Buddhist shrines of Hong Kong, rare aromas from the Japanese ceremonial bath and incense games, and we'll complete our round trip with North America's botanical treasures - Western Redcedar, White Sage, Tobacco and Sweetgrass, before returning to London for more tea and hot scones with jam.
Can be scheduled in person at a date and time that is convenient for you and up to 8 other discerning souls; or online via Zoom for up to 20 people, with an accompanying kit of all the incenses, teas and perfumes to experience that you will receive in the mail in advance when joining remotely, and a winning recipe for scones (the kit is included in the pricing).
P.s. This unique scent-trip is in loving memory of Ruth Moriel, who has circumvented the world more than once in her first 88 years of life. She lived on for another nine years traveling to shorter distances, not any less enjoyable and adventurous. She has survived WWII, escaped the Holocaust and countless wars and battles in her life, until she crossed over to the other realm peacefully in her sleep during the first COVID-19 lock-down in April 2020. Ruth will be forever remembered, loved and missed by her daughters, grandchildren and great-grand-children, and many other family members and friends for whom she has always been a source of inspiration and support.
Ayala Moriel Parfums
Arabian-inspired luxury incense form of our Razala perfume: These are sandalwood and oud chips (infected Aquillaria species), that are infused by Razala perfume. Bakhoor incense can be burnt on charcoal to release fragrant smoke meant for perfuming one's robes, hair and even stationary. But it is best to enjoy this precious incense using an incense heater, which is not only longer lived, but also will show the multilayered nuances of both the perfume and the precious wood that was soaked with it.
Razala, the perfumer's Arab nick-name, is a passionate, modern love potion. Razala pulsates with vibrant, colourful spices, petals of seductive flowers, precious resins and woods of Arabia. This is also our first perfume to include the scarcest building block: beach-harvested ambergris, creating a sheer veil of smoothness and an underlining raw animalic energy.
Top notes: Blood Orange, Pink Pepper Absolute, White Magnolia
Heart notes: Orange Blossom, Rose Otto (Turkey), Saffron, Tuberose, Saffron
Base notes: Agarwood (Oud), Ambergris, Antique Patchouli, Myrrh
Families: Opulent Spicy, Opulent Woody
Contains 1 gram.
Ayala Moriel Parfums
Arabian-inspired luxury incense form of our Song of Songs perfume: These are sandalwood and oud chips (infected Aquillaria species), that are infused by Song of Songs perfume, and blended with the finest Yemeni myrrh which was infused with fresh hyacinth flowers from Ayala's perfumed garden in a unique resin-enfleurage technique.
Bakhoor incense can be burnt on charcoal to release fragrant smoke meant for perfuming one's robes, hair and even stationary. But it is best to enjoy this precious incense using an incense heater, which is not only longer lived, but also will show the multilayered nuances of both the perfume and the precious wood that was soaked with it.
"Me, the Rose of Sharon, the Lilly of the valley..." (Canticles 2;1) The Song of Songs (AKA The Song of Solomon, or Canticles) is an erotic love poem, that sensually reveals in quite detail the rich aromatic culture of the Biblical Middle East. This passionate perfume consists of all the Biblical plants and aromatics that were used to cleanse, purify and seduce in that magnificent poem.
Top notes: Saffron, Hyacinth
Heart notes: Rose, Spikenard
Base notes: Frankincense, Myrrh, Agarwood, Labdanum, Sandalwood
Fragrance Families: Opulent Ambery, Incense