Ah I would choose the same as well!
Choose one you must...[emoji58]
As sandalwood is prone to oxidation, the oxidative layer formed can diminish the emitting of the fragrance. This layer will take a long time to...
Haha so do I! It is really quite ironical...to spend so much money and effort to acquire such beautiful bangles with awesome smell but yet kept...
Nice! Possible to add in the countries for each species?
Among all the Japanese kyara, Baieido kyara was the most hard to come about, at least for me. Nowadays kyara is prohibited to be exported out of...
Personally I would suggest you hold on to the Baieido and Shoyeido kyara first to have another proper Mon Koh session before considering selling...
You are right in saying Mon Koh is the process of wood appreciation as per Japanese kodo culture, by listening to a sliver of high quality...
A sliver of green oil kyara early in the morning to start the day.
I prefer lower heat (around 80-120 deg, depending on whether wood shaving or bigger cut) for my sandalwood session. I tend to get harsh or burnt...
I am looking for Ensar Laosan sandalwood oil. Anyone kind enough to part some of it? Many thanks!
Thanks! But I believe my humble collection pales in comparison to what some of the Oud head have here! [emoji28]
Dropped by Shoyeido main branch and picked up the following amazing wood chip packs. The scent profile is given in each insert that comes with the...
Since I had gathered a decent amount of raw material, I decided to try my hands on incense making just for the fun of it!
Royal Green Hojari...
Ah I bought it when I was at their main branch in Kyoto. You could not get this grade online unfortunately.
Mon-Koh grade Kyara from Yamadamatsu. Cloying sweetness akin to black oil Kyara.
In my personal opinion, they make nice display too! [emoji16]
Wood for me, but only the best grade. [emoji57]
If Kyara is considered a form of kyen, is there a seah equivalent type of Kyara?
Slivers of gently heated Kyara of different colors and Chinese Kynam.
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