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Australian album Sandalwood - Gift Recipients

by Jordan River, 03rd January, 2014

Australian album Sandalwood - Gift Recipients Happy Everything Basenoters for 2014 and Beyond. Let's start the year with 8 gifts.The Gift Recipients of the Australian album Sandalwood Draw are:AzarMarkTXAggieGrabugeUlarewolfJuandererArlecchinoKingpharrohCongratulations to you; your own sandalwood dream has become a reality.The Gift is 1 o…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 8: Uses and Markets

by Jordan River, 18th December, 2013

SANDALWOOD OIL INDUSTRY OF INDIA Journal of the Royal Society of Arts Vol. 74, No. 3813 (DECEMBER 18th, 1925), pp. 119-120 Published by: Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Article Stable URL Over the past 15 years the price has increased on a compound basis by 16 % per annum. The t…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 7: What does it smell like?

by Jordan River, 16th December, 2013

This is the penultimate part of Jordan River's Sandalwood Dreams series. You can find links to the previous articles at the end of the feature.Over the last several days we have been following the September 2013 harvest of the Santalum album sandalwood trees that were planted in Australia in 1999. Santalum album is the variety of sandalwo…

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Sandalwood Dreams, Part 6: Distillation

by Jordan River, 15th December, 2013

This is the sixth in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood, as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum albumsandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia. There are links to the previous posts at the foot of the article.In the old days sandalwood logs we…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 4: Harvesting – Sept 2013

by Jordan River, 13th December, 2013

This is the fourth in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood, as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum albumsandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia. There are links to the previous posts at the foot of the article.There are 7,600 hectares of Santa…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 3: Planting Santalum album Sandalwood in Australia

by Jordan River, 12th December, 2013

This is the third in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood, as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum album sandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia. There are links to the previous posts at the foot of the article. In the 80′s Jean Paul G…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 2: The Perfumed Chamber

by Jordan River, 11th December, 2013

This is the second in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum album sandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia.   Let’s continue our adventure with Purna. When he meets the Buddha he becom…

Sandalwood Dreams, Part 1: Myths and Legends

by Jordan River, 10th December, 2013

This is the first in a series of posts by Jordan River (of The Fragrant Man website) about the myths and legends of sandalwood, as well as day by day coverage of the 2013 Santalum album sandalwood harvest currently taking place in Australia. Over the next few nights we will be having sandalwood dreams. Let’s see if these dre…