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Mansa - Extrait de Parfum

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Mansa Musa was the ruler of the Mali Empire in the 13th century. During his reign, Mali was one of the richest kingdoms of Africa, and Mansa Musa was among the richest individuals in the world. During his pilgrimage to Mecca, he built mosques, met with the Sultan of Egypt, and spent so much gold that it caused a 12 year gold inflation.

Spanish cartographers, depicted Mansa Musa in the atlas, sitting on a throne, holding a nugget of gold and a golden staff. Mansa means “king” or “ruler” in Maninka; the family name of the ruler of the Mali Empire. It is the olfactory metaphor of wealth and generosity.

Mansa is a unisex extrait de parfum with natural essences. 

Made in Basel, Switzerland 

Blackberry, pink pepper, orris, oud, rose, amber, cassis, saffron, patchouly, heliotrope, moss and musk.

The goal with Mansa was to create an olfactory personality that represents generosity and wealth.
Pernoire was always fascinated by individuals that left their prints on the history books, naturally, Mansa Musa was chosen. Musa went on hajj to Mecca in 1324, traveling with an enormous entourage and a vast supply of gold. En route, he spent time in Cairo, where his generous gift-giving is said to have noticeably affected the value of gold in Egypt and garnered the attention of the wider Muslim world.

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