Burner Perfume No.1 Black Rock Desert: A Scent Portrait of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, a Woody, Unisex, Perfume featuring desert plants


Black Rock City is a perfume portrait of the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, the place where Burning Man is held. Designed as an atmospheric perfume that transports you a remote and beautiful environment, Black Rock City opens with the herbal scent of sage, both leaves and flowers, mingled with the sweet vanilla-like fragrance of mesquite blossoms before giving way to the smoky, resinous notes of Texas Cedar and Mesquite Bark, grounding you firmly to the austere beauty of the desert.

To wear it is to walk among the sage brush and mesquite bushes, to feel the sun on your shoulders, all under the vast blue sky.

Note Structure
Top Notes: Sage, Sunshine
Middle Notes: Mesquite Blossom Accord, Sage Blossom Accord
Base Notes: Texas Cedar, Mesquite Wood Accord

For another scent experience, try layering Burner Perfume No.6 Reflection over Black Rock City. Reflection was designed as a “sister scent” to Black Rock City, and captures the air and sky above the desert. By layering them you can create a third atmospheric scent portrait that is all-inclusive, earth and sky together.

Extra Info Below if You're Curious!

The Scent Story: Burner Perfume** No1: Black Rock City
Created in 2010 for the art theme Metropolis, this is the very first perfume I shared with the Burning Man community and has never been commercially available, until now.

Series: Burner Series
Perfume Family: Woody
Unisex: Yes
Scent Concentration: Perfume Oil format comparable to 45% Extrait
Contains True Anamalics: No
Mixed-Media: 95% Naturals to 5% synthetics

**Burning Man-Inspired Perfumes
Burning Man, a week-long event in experimental community building, is a great source of artistic joy and inspiration. Each Burning Man event has a theme which inspires a profusion of fabulous art from its participants. I create a yearly “Burner Perfume” based on these themes. The first run of every Burner Perfume is given away at Burning Man as my artistic gift to the community.


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Scent Concentration:
Industry-wide standards for fragrance concentration are all over the map. There are some generally accepted guidelines that give wide latitude to the maker of the scent.
Eau de Cologne (EdC): 3-8%
Eau de Toilette (EdT): 5-15%
Eau de Parfum (EdP): 15-30%
Extrait (Extract or Perfume): 15-40%,
(IFRA guidelines specify a minimum of20% for Extrait)

My standards are very high and so are the concentrations of my fragrances.
Aether Art Perfume Concentrations:
Eau de Cologne (EdC): 10%
Eau de Toilette (EdT): 15%
Eau de Parfum (EdP): 25%
Extrait (Extract or Perfume): 40-50%,

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