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BUEI To Host Lecture On Shipwreck Perfume

BUEI To Host Lecture On Shipwreck Perfume

On Thursday, February 26th, a lecture —  ”Mary Celestia: The Perfume”  – will be held at BUEI, with Dr. Philippe Rouja and Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone speaking about the discovery, and recreation, of a 150-year-old perfume. The promo flyer said, “Come and hear first-hand about the journey of a 150 year-old bottle of perfume... Read more of this article

Inspiring Young People To Explore Shipwrecks

Inspiring Young People To Explore Shipwrecks

[Updated with video] The protection and promotion of Bermuda’s shipwreck heritage is the mission of a new non-profit called Lili Bermuda Foundation, launched today [Dec 11] by the Bermuda Perfumery, with the foundation set to sponsor 50 young Bermudians who have a desire to become Open Water PADI certified. A portion of sales from the recently... Read more of this article

Video: Lili Bermuda Perfume Launch In NY

Video: Lili Bermuda Perfume Launch In NY

A video has surfaced online showing the perfume launch held in New York on September 23rd, with the video highlighting the presence of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, while providing a quick glimpse into the event. In September 1864, exactly 150 years ago, the Mary Celestia, a Civil War Blockade Runner sailing to Charleston, South Carolina, sank off the... Read more of this article

150 Year Old Perfume Unveiled In New York

150 Year Old Perfume Unveiled In New York

A luxury perfume originally created in the 1800s, and hidden in a Bermuda shipwreck for 150 years, is now available to purchase after a meticulous, first-of-its-kind re-creation process. A launch event was held last night [Sept 23] in New York, with those in attendance including actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, Senator Jeff Baron, Minister of Tourism... Read more of this article

Lili Bermuda To Unveil Perfume In New York

Lili Bermuda To Unveil Perfume In New York

A 150 year-old perfume discovered recently in a Bermuda shipwreck has been successfully re-created and now will be available for purchase in a limited edition collection. Lili Bermuda will unveil the fragrance tomorrow night [Sept 23] at an exclusive Tribeca event. The New York City beauty and travel industry press have been invited to attend, and the... Read more of this article

Photos: 150-Year-Old Perfume Unveiled

Photos: 150-Year-Old Perfume Unveiled

A 150 year-old fragrance discovered in a South Shore shipwreck was uncapped at the brand new Lili Bermuda perfume store on July 1, after being analyzed by some of the world’s foremost fragrance industry experts. The Piesse & Lubin fragrance was discovered in near mint condition in 2011 during a dive at the Mary Celestia shipwreck; it was then... Read more of this article

150 Year Old Perfume Unveiled At Lili Bermuda

150 Year Old Perfume Unveiled At Lili Bermuda

A 150 year-old fragrance discovered in a South Shore shipwreck was uncapped at the brand new Lili Bermuda perfume store today [July 1] and now the public is invited to the Front Street boutique to literally smell history. The Piesse & Lubin fragrance was discovered in near mint condition in 2011 during a dive at the Mary Celestia shipwreck, and... Read more of this article

Resurrecting A Long-Lost 19th Century Fragrance

Resurrecting A Long-Lost 19th Century Fragrance

[Updated with video] Some of the world’s foremost fragrance industry experts have analyzed a pair of 150 year-old perfumes discovered in a shipwreck off Bermuda and now will create a replica of the scent, making 19th Century perfume available to the public for the first time. The process of revealing the ancient find to the world begins with a cover... Read more of this article

150-Year-Old Perfume Found In Shipwreck

150-Year-Old Perfume Found In Shipwreck

Analysis of the artifacts excavated from the Mary Celestia shipwreck continue to reveal new information – and forgotten secrets – of a contraband stash of private goods hidden inside the steamer when it crashed into the reefs off Southampton on September 6, 1864. In June, Dr. Philippe Rouja, Conservator of Historic Wrecks [pictured below] from Conservation... Read more of this article