Something from nature

Many connections. In fact, have you heard of the French writer, Huysmans? He said in a very famous quote that a perfumer and jeweller do exactly the same job. They both take something from nature and cut it. So the jeweller is cutting the stone and the perfumer is cutting the botanics to obtain the oil, and at the end, they size it on a ring or in a bottle. When you feel confident in your perfume it’s exactly as if you were wearing a wonderful diamond necklace.

— Cartier perfumer Mathilde Laurent on the connection between jewelry and perfume. Read more at Cartier Carat at Wonderland.

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