Tag Archives: History

Perfume Attraction – Perfume History & Advantages of Discount Perfume Fragrances

Primitive perfumery began with burning of gums and resins for incense used in religious rites of ancient China, Palestine, and Egypt. Then scented plants were incorporated into animal and vegetable oils to anoint the body for ceremonies. By 3000 BC Egyptians were importing large quantities of Myrrh. The Greek word “aromata” described incense, perfume, spices […]

Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky – The Affair That Made History

I could not help but notice what creativity and beauty was born as a result of the termination of the ‘rumored’ affair between Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky in Paris France in the summer of 1920. The French film directed by Jan Kounen which was shown in the closing of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival […]