Code of Conduct
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Default Agarscents Ambergris

    Has anybody had experience with Agarscents ambergris? They sell a number of different varieties, including Indian Ocean Ambergris and White Ambergris. Both of these are very tenacious, have a deep and lasting balsamic note almost like vanilla and add enormous complexity to anything I add them to. They are actually quite wonderful. The only problem is that they smell like no ambergris I've ever encountered. My own ambergris tinctures have very little smell (and they're close to a year old). I would kill to have them develop the kinds of aromas that Agarscents has. Does anyone have any insight into this? Is the Agarscents stuff the real thing--I suspect it is because of the tenacity and dry-down--or a facsimile of some sort?

  2. #2

    Default Re: Agarscents Ambergris

    I'm no ambergris expert, but i know ambroxan and cetalox quite well. I was given some sample vials - one being of "white" ambergris oil from Agarscents after ordering some musks and forgot about that vial. Found it a few months ago (after a couple years storage) and the liquid had evaporated leaving behind the familiar white crystals (and smell) of ambroxan - unmistakable. Even compared it to my own bottle of ambroxan - exactly the same.

    Left me feeling a bit suspicious about the quality and prices.
    I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance. - Rimbaud

Similar Threads

  1. Agarscents and Oud & Perfumes World
    By Taz in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 6th November 2012, 03:30 PM
  2. Agarscents Bazaar
    By Bitter-orange in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 30th October 2012, 12:36 PM
  3. Is anyone here into pure ambergris? Indian Ocean Ambergris
    By change1 in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 22nd February 2012, 02:12 PM
  4. How reliable is Agarscents Bazaar?
    By Bitter-orange in forum Internet Shopping and City Shopping Guides
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 12th April 2009, 02:04 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000