Olivier Durbano has launched Lapis Lazuli, the brand's 12th fragrance.
Lapis-lazuli, from the Latin lapis, stone, and lazuli, azure, coming itself from Persian and Sanskrit, “King’s Portion”, as rare as it is precious, considered as the stone of the holy and the spiritual, is famous for its splendid midnight blue/navy blue colour sprinkled with golden specks, “sapphire” of the Antiquity, evoking the starry sky, the kingdom of heaven, making it one of the richest stone in terms of legends and properties. It is mainly made of Lazurite with some inclusions of white calcite, blue Sodalite and gold pyrite.
[...] Symbol of the celestial forces, of luck, sign of inspiration and intuition, alchemists linked lapis-lazuli to the Air element, the Libra element, associated to the third eye chakra. In mathematics, the number 12 is said to be a “sublime” number because the number of its divisors and the sum of its divisors are both perfect numbers. This number always refers to resurgence, to creation, its symbolism is very important in holy scriptures. In astrology, the 12 zodiac signs, in astronomy, the 12 sectors, the 12 months of the year, the 12 hours...
The notes include artemisia, cypress, tea tree, clove, rose oxide, thyme, plant milk, spelt, iris, vetiver, cedar wood, ambergris, elemi, tolu and musk.
Olivier Durbano Lapis Lazuli is available in 100 ml Eau de Parfum, €160.