Carthusia perfumes and colognes


Country: Italy
Main activity: Fragrances
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Legend has it that in 1380 the father prior of the Carthusian Monastery of St. Giacomo was taken unaware by the news of the arrival in Capri of Queen Giovanna d’Angiò and so made a flower arrangement with the most beautiful flowers of the island. The water was not changed for three days and, when the flowers were thrown away, the prior noticed that the water had acquired a fragrance unknown to him. He went to the father alchemist who traced the origin of this scent back to the “Garofilum silvestre caprese”. That water became the first perfume of Capri.

History, on the other hand, relates that in 1948 the prior of the Monastery discovered the old formulas of the perfumes and, with by permission from the Pope, revealed them to a chemist from Turin, who created the smallest laboratory in the world and called it “Carthusia”, i.e. Certosa.

The tradition is now being continued and the limited production means being able to use the same methods as the Carthusian monks. All the preparations are made from genuine products of high quality and even the end product is handwrapped. The essence derived from rosemary picked on Monte Solaro is used in men’s products, while the essence of the Capri wild carnation is used in women’s fragrances.

Designer Carthusia has 19 perfumes in our fragrance base. The earliest edition was created in 1990 and the newest is from 2013. The nose who worked on the fragrances is Laura Tonatto.

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perfume 1681 1681
2010 for men

perfume Acqua di Carthusia Aloe Acqua di Carthusia Aloe
for women and men

perfume Acqua di Carthusia Geranio Acqua di Carthusia Geranio
for women and men

perfume Acqua di Carthusia Zagara Acqua di Carthusia Zagara
for women and men

perfume Aria di Capri Aria di Capri
2003 for women

perfume Capri Forget Me Not Capri Forget Me Not
2012 for women and men

perfume Caprissimo Caprissimo
2009 for women

perfume Carthusia Lady Carthusia Lady
2011 for women

perfume Carthusia Uomo Carthusia Uomo
2004 for men

perfume Corallium Corallium
2010 for women and men

perfume Fiori di Capri Fiori di Capri
1990 for women and men

perfume Gelsomini di Capri Gelsomini di Capri
2009 for women

perfume Io Io
2000 for women and men

perfume Ligea la Sirena Ligea la Sirena
for women and men

perfume Mediterraneo Mediterraneo
2003 for women and men

perfume Numero Uno Numero Uno
2007 for men

perfume Prima del Teatro di San Carlo Prima del Teatro di San Carlo
2013 for women and men

perfume Via Camerelle Via Camerelle
2006 for women

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