ESSENCES REMINISCENT OF AN ANCIENT CIVILISATION
In the distant past, the Mediterranean bore witness to the exploits of warrior peoples and their ships. From the chronicles of the Pharaohs we know their name: Shardana.
These essences were born to remember our ancient people of the sea, their exploits and their great voyages.
SHARDANA, THE COMPLETE RANGE
AKETATHON | UNISEX
An essence that celebrates the magnificence of women and the union of cultures.
The fragrance has an enveloping and powerful heart enriched with delicate notes of vanilla. Aketathon is also the ancient name of the present-day city of Amarna founded by Pharaoh Aketathon who introduced the worship of the Sun God, the symbol of Life.
A rare fragrance for special moments. Aketathon was the Egyptian city that was considered the capital of the parts of the kingdom, the link between Middle and Lower Egypt, but also the union of two worlds, the symbol of two peoples coming together. The symbol has soft curves, reminiscent of femininity, and evokes the double helix of Dna, responsible for transmitting genetic features, the source and emblem of Life.
Orpur Coriander Seeds, Mahonial, Iris Germanica, Orpur Moroccan Resinoid
The fragrance introduces itself with the purest notes of Coriander Seed and Iris Germanica: the definition Orpur in perfumery indicates the absolute best quality.
Caramel, Amber Woods, Orpur Indonesian Patchouli
The heart of the perfume features the sweetness of caramel, the mystery of amber woods and the oriental richness of Orpur Indonesian Patchouli.
Orpur Madagascan Vanilla Water, Musk, Orpur Laotian Benzoin.
The base notes are rare and precious, with the sweetness of Orpur Madagascan Vanilla, and the tones of musk, intertwined with Orpur Laotian Benzoin.
DAIDALOS | UNISEX
Awe in the face of genius, admiration for art. Daidalos is Daedalus, builder of the labyrinth. It is said that he landed in Sardinia, and the Greeks attributed the construction of the nuraghi to him.
It is a fragrance of oak or wood, amber-toned, Mediterranean, like the scent of artisan workshops, or of a piece of woodwork taking shape. It is the work of Quentin Bisch, who describes his art as “Creating beauty, sensuality and emotion from what we cannot see.” The symbol evokes Daedalus's labyrinth, symbol of the quest for infinity, but also the identity of the Shardana people.
The first notes of the fragrance are those of wood and white cedar: they evoke forests and the scent of craftsmen's workshops and artists' studios.
The heart notes of the fragrance are mysterious and rich: they evoke the Orient with scents of mystikal and amber.
Orpur Laotian Benzoin Resinoid
The notes that complete the fragrance have the richness and depth of Orpur quality Laotian Benzoin and the tones of White Musk.
For the Egyptians, Honebu was the name of legendary islands at the far ends of the known world, from which new and different peoples came. It aroused curiosity and a thirst for discovery, mystery and respect.
It is the fragrance of sand water, evoking sacrality and mystery. The symbol on the bottle recalls the warrior's shield, the round shape echoes the cyclic wave of the sea from where the unknown peoples came. Its fragrances are Mediterranean, of islands and the sea, of deep seaweed and the aromatic plants of the maquis.
Cypress, Wild Chamomile, Hyssop, Juniper Berry, Artemisia
The fragrance opens with exquisite, Mediterranean notes of cypress and chamomile, together with those of rocks and dunes by the sea evoked by juniper berries and artemisia.
Sand Accord, Cystus Essence and Concrete, Eucalyptus Essence
The heart of the fragrance features sandy tones and poignant notes of cystus, the small white flower that is the first to bloom again after a fire, together with the fresh aroma of eucalyptus.
Labdanum Essence, Cedarwood, Vetiver, Laminaria
The evolution of the fragrance is completed by rich, full notes of cedarwood and vetiver, together with the marine tones of laminaria seaweed.
QADÈSH | UNISEX
It is the name of the battle in which the Shardana fought victoriously alongside the Pharaoh against the Hittites, and also the name of the Syrian sun-goddess adopted by the Egyptian religion, linked to love and sensuality.
Both powerful and sensual. It evokes victory achieved through battle or seduction. The symbol recalls the helmet of the Shardana warriors and also the symbol of the goddess Qadesh. The fragrance is an ode to power, but with suave and mellow notes.
Delicate aromas and intense fragrances blend naturally together, evoking a distant world.
Italian Bergamot, French Lavender, Indonesian Nutmeg
Un delicato Bergamotto, l’aroma selvaggio della Lavanda e tocchi speziati di Noce
Caramel Accord, Oud, Indonesian Patchouli
Oud e Patchouli Indonesia, ammorbiditi da un leggero tocco caramellato, si avvolgono decisi nel cuore della fragranza.
Vetiver, Oakmoss Accord (Evernyl),
Le note finali sono di Vetiver, ambra dorata e calda dalle nuances misteriose, con tutta la sensualità dell’accordo muschio di quercia.
SIRAI | UNISEX
Sirai was a Punic fortress city on a high cliff in Sardinia. After millennia, the traces of its houses and walls are white stones among the greenery. Like a challenge against time, a monument to its builders and inhabitants.
It is a tribute to the history of the people of the Mediterranean, travellers and the people of the ports, builders of cities and fortresses. The symbol of the bottle is like half of a sun. Something precious, waiting to be completed. Like a perfume waiting for its wearer, a people looking for a new land, a person looking for love.
Italian Bergamot, Orpur Rosehip Water, Orpur Essence of Turkish Rose.
Le prime note sono agrumate di bergamotto, fiorite di essenza di rosa e
delle sue bacche.
Sambac India Orpu Indian Sambac Jasmine, Violet Accord, Lily-of-the-Valley
The heart notes are floral with the mysterious sweetness of Indian jasmine and floral notes of violet and lily-of-the-valley.
Musk, Amber Woods,
Orpur Patchouli Fraction
The conclusive notes are rich and deeply musky, with amber woods and precious Orpur Patchouli.
Ugarith | UNISEX
Ugarit was an ancient city, the capital of the kingdom of Syria. It was probably destroyed by the Peoples of the Sea. The fragrance evokes the resilience, strength and tenacity required to face long and dangerous journeys.
Its source of inspiration is travel, with the scented sensations of distant lands and seas. From Namibia to Japan, India, Vietnam and Syria: different colours and fragrances which intertwine.
Ylang Ylang, Jasmine Petals
The fragrance features the flowery, sweet tones of rose and jasmine petals, combined with the spicy, precious notes of saffron.
Cedarwood, Patchouli, Iris,
Violet, Dried Amber
The full development of the fragrance consists of rich and precious cedarwood, Patcholli and amber, with the floral tones of iris and violet.
Cashmeran, Oud Woods
The persistent final notes that accompany the essence are those of musk and sandalwood, with the precious tones of Cashmeran and oud woods.
MAREOS | UNISEX
A fragrance that celebrates water, understood as a universal symbol of life and testimony of fertility. Its worship was introduced to the island by the Shardana people: majestic sacred wells, including the one near the remains of the Nuraghe Frades Mareos, bear witness to it.
Water is the most precious natural element for life. The worship of water, especially in Sardinia, dates back to prehistory, where it was widely used, even reaching the point of venerating this chemical compound as if it were a deity. A universal symbol of life and testimony of fertility.
Saffron, Frankincense Orpur
This perfumed melody intertwines with the enchanting magic of saffron's embrace. Incenso Orpur, with its depth and sophistication.
Myrrh resinoid, Caramel Accord, White Amber
A combination of caramelized sweetness, enveloping myrrh, and ethereal white amber creates a unique experience.
Benzoin Orpur, Labdanum Abs., Vanilla, Musk.
It opens with the sweet embrace of Benzoin Orpur, followed by the accord of labdanum. Vanilla adds a touch of sensuality.