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Making a Medusa Headdress

I got it in my head that I had to have this headdress. Who wouldn’t want to be the Medusa? Great for Halloween, fun for a winter hat. Great idea. It was by a woman called Ruth From Ohio. She … Continue reading

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What Do I Do With The Retired Possets?

One of my clients asked me what I do with the Possets that have to retire and are not chosen to be part of the Permanent Collection. Good question, here is the answer: Dear XXXX-You asked me what I do … Continue reading

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Spikenard-The Anointment Of The Magdalene

Today marks the beginning of the Christian season of Lent. It is Ash Wednesday and with it comes quite a few arcane rituals involving unusual items, many of them scented. One of the most famous of all the Lenten perfumes … Continue reading

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Go US!

I have always known that University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP, my alma mater) was a great place but it’s nice to be recognized by an independent entity as a great city for commercial and … Continue reading

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Scylla–The Myth

The beautiful Scylla was the daughter of a river god and a naiad (a goddess of a small body of fresh water). She was seen by a gentleman (a god, really) named Glaucus who at one time had been a … Continue reading

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Making Scents Of Sicily-Part 2

Today we are going to explore more typical scents which inspired the Sicilian Collection at Possets Perfume. Coffee-Everyone loves the particular smell of fresh ground coffee and Sicily is awash in espresso machinery of all types. From the classic upended … Continue reading

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Making Scents Of Sicily-Part 1

At Possets we were determined to make a perfume collection based on the glorious island of Sicily. That is a pretty big ambition. Sicily is the biggest island in the Mediterranean and has so much to choose from. I decided … Continue reading

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Sicily And Beyond, Our Thing

One of the most famous aspects of Sicily is the Mafia, or Cosa Nostra. Aside from The Godfather, most people don’t know much about the Cosa Nostra and its offshoots. The Mafia actually started during the middle of the 19th … Continue reading

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The Possets Winners From Yule Paradisio 2013

After the Possets fans voted their favorite blends, the results are: 1) Silver Vanilla2) The Moon3) The Damned Flower Those three will become permanent and I will be announcing when I have sample sizes of them which you can order. … Continue reading

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New Cambienne Labels!

I just designed a new label for Possets and it looks wonderful! From now on all Cambienne limited fragrance labels will have the beautiful image of the Cambienne gentleman on them. He is surrounded by a mandorla of the zodiac … Continue reading

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