Chiaroscuro Solid Perfume Mini Compact
Chiaroscuro natural botanical perfume obtained its name from the world of painting. The term comes from Italy, referring to the tonal contrasts suggesting volume and modeling of the subjects depicted. The literal translation of the word is light-dark. The opening features a candied spicy sweetness with notes of jasmine, vanilla and chocolate contrasting the rich dark, base. Some fans of this fragrance detect a carnation note.
- Handmade item
- Materials: Local beeswax; Organic jojoba oil; Vital plant essences including: spice, myrtle, jasmine, patchouli and jatamansi (spikenard); Our own artisanal infusion of jasmin sambac blossoms and organic cacao nibs.
- Fragrance Family: Floral + Oriental = Floriental
- 2018 edition
The lush dark floral fragrance is contained in an engraved oval shaped compact opening to reveal a separate round pan filled with solid natural perfume. These cases are made in the USA from vintage molds that go back to the 1940's. Each one has been plated with a special finish. No lead or nickel have been utilized.
These cases are offered in two designs and two finishes:
i. A Victorian diamond, engraved design with a warm antique, brass or silver finish.
ii. A floral vine raised design in a warm antique, brass finish.
The case measures 42mm tall (just over an inch and a half) by 33mm wide (1 1/4 inches) and the inside recessed circle for the solid perfume pan measures 23mm. The small tray will supply about 30 applications of the fragrance. Also included are informational cards all contained in a small box.