The iris is one of the finest materials in perfumery and has been used for centuries.
During the Renaissance, Catherine de Medici used it to perfume her gloves.
The iris brings inspiration and creativity. It helps to get out of the monotony of everyday life.
The heart notes give the deep identity of the perfume. Mainly composed of floral notes, it is expressed between 15 minutes & 4 hours.
It is the rhizomes of the iris that are used in perfumery. Their essence is extracted after 6 years of development.
Composition: the quality of an iris is determined by its iron content, which can range from 3% to 85% for the highest qualities.