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    • Alexis Karl

      Natural Animal Extracts in Perfumery
      by Published on 18th November 2013 04:50 PM

      When Hurricane Sandy floodwaters forced the doors open to my perfume studio in Rockaway, Queens, it took with it almost all of my precious oils, unforgiving in its oceanic ferocity . So it was odd and quite wondrous that one single small glass cabinet remained unscathed amidst the debris, and that within in this cabinet, remained equally unscathed a bottle of pure ambergris. The irony was not lost on me.

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