Twin Peaks Inspired "WONDERFUL AND STRANGE Liquid Music Fragrance Trio" by Seattle Perfumer Christi Meshell to Benefit David Lynch Foundation

Posted on May 21, 2017 by Matriarch Blog

House of Matriarch is pleased to announce what Perfumer Christi Meshell is calling one of the "most exciting projects" she has ever released.

SEATTLE, WA:  25 years have passed since Laura Palmer, the troubled coquette who worked at the perfume counter of Horne's Department Store in David Lynch's Twin Peaks, made her impression on the minds and hearts of an entire generation.  Since, the resounding echoes and haunting chords of the soundtrack have kept her memory and the mysteries surrounding her death brewing in the collective consciousness. They also ignited the creative inspiration for a collection of perfumes both "wonderful and strange".

Christi Meshell in the Snoqualmie Forest - Photo by Tim Girvin
Christi burning incense in the forest near her home. Photographed by Tim Girvin.
      

Residing near the Snoqualmie Forest where the series was filmed, our Perfumer has a deep knowing of how the dark woods depicted in the series would smell.  In a video of Angelo Badalamenti, the composer of the famous soundtrack, he recounts the story of how he and David Lynch sat together at his piano to co-compose the soundtrack.  As she followed along, Christi began to imagine the aromas which seemed to accompany the famous question still being asked:  "Who killed Laura Palmer?"

Twin Peaks Inspired Liquid Music Fragrance Trio

Future's Past
Enter the enchanted forest at it's darkest - and brightest.  Sandarac, tamarack and balsam set a deep and haunting baseline - A minor chord of Snoqualmie Forest evergreens beckons as owl feathers flutter above the damp earth.
99% Natural.

The Red Room 
Deep and powerful chord of western red cedar heartwood with melodic overtures of black currant over a baseline of leather, copaiba and incense.  Yes, this is a red perfume, naturally colored by the red cedar heartwood.  
100% Natural.
   
A World of Blue
Base notes of oud and natural heliotropin (both forbidden and rare) provide structure for the minor chord of coumarinic deerstongue and blue lotus.  A cloud of powdery iris beurre wisps in like a velvety dream, further softening the mood.
99% Natural.

 

 LIMITED EDITION - VINTAGE 2017

ALLOCATION:

100 Trio Sets, Signed and Numbered with Collector's Presentation
100 Individual Vials of Each Perfume with Collector's Presentation
    
2 Unnumbered Trio Sets Gifted to David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti
   
Full presentation only - no samples will be sold.
SHIPMENTS BEGIN MAY 22, 2017

 

13% of the proceeds from the sale of the Wonderful & Strange Liquid Music Collection of Twin Peaks perfume will be donated to The David Lynch Foundation for consciousness-based education and world peace.

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BEST GOURMAND PERFUMES: PLUM & VANILLA UNISEX FRAGRANCE - THE LONGING

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Matriarch Blog

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EAGLEWOOD Natural Oud Perfume for Men & Women

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Matriarch Blog

MAGIC in a bottle - and perhaps one of the finest blends of sustainable and vintage oud in existence. This smooth and velvety (oud) blend made it's debut in our ACHTUNG collection and contains several varieties of new sustainable and vintage oud wood extracts.  No artificial oud - all varieties are 100% natural.  

Eaglewood

A spray or dab of this incredible oud accord on it's own is exquisite and transportative. The blend can also serve as a base to your fragrance layering experiments.  When used for meditation or other sacred work, it elevates the seeker to higher planes by opening pathways in the brain which enable us to connect with The Divine.

EAGLEWOOD Oud Perfume

This blend is featured prominently in our perfumes SEXMAGIC and DEVOTION.  

A spray or dab of this incredible oud accord on it's own is exquisite and transportative. The blend can also serve as a base to your fragrance layering experiments.  When used for meditation or other sacred work, it elevates the seeker to higher planes by opening pathways in the brain which enable us to connect with The Divine.

Known by many different names such as Eaglewood, Oud, Agarwood, Aloeswood and Lign Aloes; oud wood sits at the apex of essences used for spiritual practice. Ancient. Powerful. Mysterious.

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YOURS, MINE, OURS: HOM'S BEAUTY OF BONDING WITH SCENT

Posted on February 09, 2017 by Matriarch Blog

 
"SHARED SCENTS" are unisex perfumes designed to be worn by men, women and couples. It is a very bonding act to wear the same perfume as your beloved.  High Perfumery is not gender specific.  "The notion that roses are for girls and cedar is for boys is as ridiculous as believing that celery is for girls and broccoli is for boys. It's not accurate what has been imprinted upon us," says our perfumer Christi Meshell.               
  
 "Natural scents are universal: irresistible and alluring: they're shared. Like other gifts of love (chocolate, flowers) they are luxurious, and equally savored by all."   We all know how a certain perfume can remind you of a particular person.  Having a shared perfume with your mate reinforces your connection and bond with a unique signature; capturing that euphoric chemistry that is created between two people wearing the same perfume.  
 
With fun names like Sex Magic, Forbidden, and Devotion and quality ingredients like the organic vanilla in Coco Blanc and the genuine ambergris in Orca, you're guaranteed a heightened experience.      
   
 
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SCENT O GRAMS: Christi Meshell's Top 12 Unisex Perfumes for Valentine's Day

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Matriarch Blog

Fragrance is love! Imagine receiving a surprise delivery and opening the vintage style mailing tube to find the House of Matriarch perfume you've been longing for!



Choose from 12 our top selling, award winning perfumes in our most popular 1/2 ounce size - all at the sweetest prices of the year.  We can send your "Liquid Valentine" to anywhere we ship - order one for yourself, a friend (don't forget MOM!) or even send one anonymously as the ultimate RAOK or Secret Admirer gift.  

Quantities are limited - order between January 7th and February 7th for perfect-timing delivery.  Leave any special instructions in the comments section of your check-out and please initiate a new order for each delivery address. 

ALBATROSS - BLACK No1 - COCO BLANC - DAFT LOVE
DEVOTION - FORBIDDEN - KAZIMI - THE LONGING
MADRONA - SEX MAGIC -  TRILLIUM
  From $60 
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Natural Perfumes for Any Mood - Pure Essences Move Us In Incredible Ways

Posted on September 01, 2016 by Matriarch Blog

At House of Matriarch we believe that Nature is the ultimate luxury.  True essences from Nature move humans at a soul level - few things in this life have such power to alter our mood states.  Click on the energy that you would like to invoke with your new fragrance and let magic of aromatherapy do the rest!
The drama of Nature unfolds on your skin.
Natural Perfumes Create Magic Within the Wearer
Perfumes with real cannabis!
Incense fit for a king: myrrh, frankincense and oud.
The most delicious perfume in the world!
Worlds best lavender perfume.
Black leather and all that it entails! The perfect leather scent for men and women
A fragrance that actually smells like the ocean!
The golden hour in liquid form

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Devotion - The Fragrance of Kings Vlog Review

Posted on July 12, 2016 by Matriarch Blog

If the pharaoh's of Egypt had a scent, this would be it! Fragranceview gives his review of Devotion through the great Pyramids of Giza!

 "Subtle, sweet, refreshing and royal - with a mystery spice.."
Devotion is the ultimate incense perfume: massive and timeless. Revered across cultures. The primeval depths are almost inexplicable and volumes have been written praising this classic arrangement of two key notes: frankincense and myrrh.  perfect blend of frankincense and myrrh, Devotion is the smell of the kings. An all natural fragrance, Devotion's notes include myrrh, incense, leather, oud, amber, ambrette, African gaia, teas, vintage French opoponax, and exotic spices.

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