“Besotted with beautiful objects, the Queen of Sheba had all the qualities of a perfume: a bountiful spirit, mystery, power, beauty and more.
This shared vocabulary inspired me to create an olfactory story.”
We enter this universal fantasy through top notes of bracing ginger, elemi gum resonating with hints of pink pepper, and incense, the backbone of the fragrance. Fig plays the opening with a moderato tempo, making a gracefully milky and vegetal contribution.
to confirm the queen’s power, velvety rose essence is draped in patchouli
leaves to create a radiant heart whose magnificence signifies enduring luxury.
perfumer brings out other aromas in the base notes that then continue to emerge
over time, almost like oud, for a wear that is meant to be unparalleled. Woody
inflections come together in a fan of smoked papyrus with a languid touch of