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  • adj. Like or resembling amber.


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  • Thousands of days halfway between Gainey and an Egyptian guard-dog — ambery eyes in either case.


  • It's the hay after a full day of sun, cooked ambery, still sweet with greenish vegetation.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • More woody and less ambery and sweet than I remembered it.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The dry down stage is a soft, ambery-musky chypre-animal accord, and has some soapy-clean sandalwood notes.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The EDP was overbearing with sillage and had a very plasticky ambery base that was a little too sweet and overpowering.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The animalic chypre accord at the base is warm, ambery, musky and extremely seductive.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The oakmoss plays only a background role, where as the labdanum (an ambery, earthy and somewhat leather-like resinoid derived from the Mediterranean Rockrose bushes, which is an important component in most chypre perufmes) is the key to the warmth that Femme radiates throughout its beautiful and long skin-life (Femme lasts for over 12 hours on my skin – and this the Eau de Parfum concentration).

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It develops into a powdery, ambery and heavy rose, and remains complex and well-balanced.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • It works wonders in orientals, such as in Dioressence, or the bold ambery Anne Pliska, the legendary dense Old Spice; or Noir Epices, which is simultaneously traditional and modern with its mix of dusky dry spices and dark musk and illuminated with geranium, jasmine and sweet orange.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • They may be thought of as “Oriental” blends, a category that encompasses many different perfumes, but they are not the sweetly ambery/vanillic scents you may find listed as Orientals among modern mainstream fragrances.

    DSH Perfumes Part Four: Roses and Resins


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