Illuminated Perfume

Mellifera Solid Natural Perfume Mini Compact


Mellifera, meaning Honey (melli) Bearing or Maker (fera) is the second part of the name for our little honey bee. The entire name is Apis mellifera, apis being the genus. This scent is evocative of sun drenched meadows where our little pollinator gathers her nectar, the notes are is a combination of warm, sweet, honey with resin. This is neither masculine nor feminine, uni-sexy.

The aroma therapeutic character of this perfume conveys warmth, it is uplifting, grounding and centering.

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Local beeswax; Organic jojoba oil; vital plant essences including resins, leaves, flowers, herbs, rinds, roots and precious wood.
  • Fragrance Family: Oriental, Amber

The warm, amber 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 to create an antique quality. No lead or nickel have been utilized. The front of the compact contains a Victorian diamond pattern that has 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 a set of little informational cards all contained in a pillow box.

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