Carta d'Armenia - Burning Papers by Santa Maria Novella | LuckyscentAdjacent to the beautiful Piazza di Santa Maria Novella in Florence is one of the oldest pharmacies in the world. From the herbs cultivated in their gardens, the monks gained renown for their balms and creams and in the pharmacy was opened to the public. Today the tradition of high quality and limited production is still being continued. The essences and fragrances used for their soaps, body care and home fragrances represent a unique characteristic of the pharmacy, as does the perfume from their traditional potpourri made from the flowers and herbs around Florence, also available in candle form, which emits the same fragrance when burning. There is no animal testing and pesticides are not used. Scrupulous attention to cultivation ensures the high quality of all products from Officina Profumo - Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. We have an extensive selection of Santa Maria Novella products available in our Parnell store, which are listed below, so please visit us, call us on 09 or email us at enquiries passionforpaper.
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella. SKU: Famous throughout Europe, these amazing papers, which are exactly as they were in the 16th century, remove odors from any space with their frankincense and myrrh scent. Brand Info. Details Famous throughout Europe, these amazing papers, which are exactly as they were in the 16th century, remove odors from any space with their frankincense and myrrh scent. Includes 18 pieces.
What do you think when you see that classic old chemist-shop branding? Established by Dominican monks in Florence in the 13th century, entwined with the machinations of the powerful Medici family, and finally here in Australia in its entirety, Santa Maria Novella is not a brand to be underestimated. From powerful smelling salts and tonics used at court during the tumultuous Italian renaissance, to a rose deodorant for your dog-baby, Santa Maria Novella is staggering in its range of products. To the collective relief to anyone trying to eat escargot I assume. They have a short-ish burn time, an instant calming effect, and an intriguingly vague little scarlet box to travel in. The centuries-old formula boosts a combination of rose extracts with citrus and spice elements to lift the fragrance of the product, making it invigorating, sophisticated, and apparently handy for curing the plague.
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It burns without flame and the vapor purifies the air and scent the interiors. Or it may be used also to perfume clothing by placing it intact in drawers or closets. Today the range is loved by supermodels and celebrities alike and many of the formulations remain unchanged since the day they were created. This collection of divine skincare formulations and delicate fragrances has stood the test of time. In the 18th century, thanks to the efficacy of the many formulas used, the fame of the pharmacy spread world wide. Presently under the direction of Eugenio Alphandery, the tradition is being carried on — production is limited and is meticulously controlled.