Ever since the Earth first existed, natural fragrances and perfumes have been around. However, it is not until 1800s, that human kind had the capacity to create perfumes as we know them today. In fact, a good perfumer is someone who is considered to be two things: a chemist and an artist. Moreover, a perfumer is specialized in mixing chemicals with other ingredients in order to create the most beautiful layered aromas. In our days, both men and women wear cologne and perfume. In fact, it is a luxury market that people expect to hand over a large amount of money. Here are the most expensive perfumes in the world.
DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle – $1 million
In 2011, DKNY released a golden bottle of perfume that has the shape of an apple, and that costs 1 million dollars. In fact, the bottle is crafted with 14 karats yellow and white gold, it has 183 yellow sapphires, 2,700 white diamonds, a 1.6-carat turquoise Paraiba tourmaline from Brazil, a 7.18-carat oval Cabochon sapphire from Sri Lanka, 15 vivid pink diamonds from Australia, 4-rose cut diamonds, a 3.07-carat oval cut ruby, a 4.03-carat pear shape rose cut diamond, and a 2.43-carat flawless vivid yellow Canary diamond adorning the cap.
Clive Christian No. 1 Imperial Majesty Perfume – $12,721.89 per ounce
This perfume got the Guinness Book of World Records title as “the most expensive perfume in the world”. In fact, it was released in 2005, when the company released only 10 bottles of it. Moreover, the fragrance is just a Clive Christian No. 1 bottled in a very fancy package. The whole bottle contains 16.9 ounces of perfume and is crafted by Baccarat, adorned with a 5-carat white diamond on the neck and surrounded in an 18-carat solid gold collar.
Baccarat Les Larmes Sacrees de Thebes – $6,800 per ounce
In fact, this perfume is expensive for both the smell itself and the bottle it comes in. it contains a blend of amber, jasmine, rose, Egyptian cassie, as well as myrrh and frankincense to evoke the smell of the Middle East.