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Smell and Tell: Exotic Woods and Ethereal Exudates in Perfumery


Wednesday May 20, 2015: 7:00pm to 8:45pm


Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

For Whom

Adults And Teens Grade 6 & Up


The allure of Orientalia is unceasing. Perhaps it is because our desires and passions are liberated by the exotic, which will not permit sublimation. The woody and balsamic categories in perfumery continue to unleash a timeless attraction to scented journeys that beguile the senses. Ingredients like Sandalwood, Guaicwood, Frankincense and Benzoin have their origins in incense, the worshipful art that is the mother of perfumery. Join Michelle Krell Kydd, trained nose in flavors and fragrance, and editor of Glass Petal Smoke for an aromatic trip to the east where the treasures of perfumery await…