Thursday, August 23, 2007

Jewels of AQABA ~ Ancient love lost in the sand

When fantasy, sun and salt water meet the charms and atmosphere of antiquity...the Red Sea resort of Aqaba, a jeweled city city on an ancient caravan route becomes the inspiration for adventure, intrigue or a trio of fragrances created by Miriam Mirani, Jewels of AQABA.

Paying tribute to the ancient love story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. The precious components are the same that were used by the Queen in her daily bathing rituals.

At the age of twenty, Miriam began the journey of a lifetime, traveling throughout the Middle East in search of antiquity. Armed with knowledge of Semitic civilizations, their languages and history, she traveled along with Bedouin tribes, falling in love with the magic of the Nile Delta.

Linking the passions of the past with the present, Jewels of AQABA, even the bottles were intricately designed to represent the cupolas of the King's temple.

SAND Fragrance notes of iris, chamomile, geranium, coriander, cardamom, vetiver, frankincense and tuberose. A hot, sultry fragrance that conjures up dunes and desert winds.

MIDNIGHT SUN Fragrance notes gardenia, freesia, damask rose, orange flower, sandalwood, musk and tuberose. A romantic fragrance that speaks in a hushed voice, with a gentle, spicy sweetness.

Fragrance notes of peach, apricot, rose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, vanilla bourbon, patchouli and musk. Make a dramatic entrance!