As a bottle of spirits became more expensive than the perfume itself

As a bottle of spirits became more expensive than the perfume itself

Fishery of the gods and not otherwise. So about perfumes responded in ancient Greece. Every God had her own, only his own fragrance. The Greeks considered the obligatory procedure to evaporate in the baths (which would not be said about Europeans in the Middle Ages) and for each part of the body, a separate bottle of "Spirits" was used. Such a reverent attitude to perfumery was not only in ancient Greece. For example, the life of the ancient Egyptians was inextricably linked with various aromas. They were used in the temples, to induce the kings and in everyday life. With their help demonstrated status in society. So, if you lived in ancient Egypt and smelled lilies, it would say that you feel about the elite of society.

Perfumeumer does not know which bottle will succeed at the designer, and the designer is not familiar with the aroma

As a bottle of spirits became more expensive than the perfume itself

With love for fragrances everything is clear, but what about bottles? How people enjoyed spirits, what was kept? On this question you can find an answer to the Metropolitan Museum in New York. There is a whole collection of different stuffy jars: from the stone, the finest glass, faience, in the form of a bird or a head of a warrior, in the form of amphora of medium sizes, as for wine. But a bottle in the form of a monkey, fish or shells! Masters of antiquity were very inventive when it came to the creation of perfume bottles. So the piece of art became not only a perfume composition, but also a container in which she was.

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