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The legend, the real history and the tradition...

LEGEND has it that, in 1380, the Father Prior of the Carthusian Monastery of St. Giacomo was taken unawares by the mews of the arrival on Capri of the Queen Giovanna D'Angio 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 acquired a fragrance unknown to him. He went to the father alchemist who traced the origin of this scent back to the "Garofilium 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 the permission of the Pope, revealed them to a chemist of Torino, 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 hand-wrapped. The essence derived from rosemary picked on Monte Solaro is used in men's products, while the essence of Capri, wild carnation, is used in women's fragrances.



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27658-150.jpg Carthusia - Capri Forget Me Not Candle - 260 g
Item 27658

$68.00




     
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A candle scented with fig tree essence in a beautifully decorated glass featuring the most evocative scenery of the island of Capri. An original present you can give both to yourself and to others. The elegant contours of its packaging add life and good cheer to wherever you place it.


18584-150.jpg Carthusia - Mediterraneo Linen Spray - 100 ml
Item 18584

$65.00




     
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Sunny Vitality.
Mediterraneo is… Capri in a Bottle: the pure freshness of crushed lemon leaves is mingled with the soothing, aromatic green tea, in this luminous, uplifting and sun-filled scent.


18659-150.jpg Carthusia - Talco Linen Spray - 100 ml
Item 18659

$65.00




     
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Serenity.
Made to perfume your linen as if it were your own body, Talco reminds you of freshly washed sheets hanging outside while the wind blows through them (soffio means gentle blow in Italian). Clean and sincere, this linen sprays smells like baby powder and vanilla.


20755-150.jpg Carthusia - Fragrance Diffuser Trio - 3 x 100 ml
Item 20755

$110.00




     
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Restful fragrances and aromatic notes, to transform any room with magic aromatic atmospheres. Once the diffusers are inserted into the ampoule the essence rises upwards, allowing the fragrance to gently and persistently pervade the atmosphere. Like a gentle, delicate breath of air. Glass bottles and stoppers which reveal CARTHUSIA’s great attention to quality and its concern for every single detail. In order to feel in harmony with your surroundings, making them even more intimate and personal.

Includes:
• Via Camerelle
• Mediterraneo
• Fiori di Capri


20752-150.jpg Carthusia - Fiori Di Capri Fragrance Diffuser - 100 ml
Item 20752

$45.00




     
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Floral Elegance.

Fiori di Capri is Carthusia’s iconic bouquet of handpicked wild carnation, tender lily of the valley and velvety tuberose, splashed with a hint of amber and ylang ylang. Based on the legendary formula dating back to 1380 when the scent was originally created for a Queen, Fiori di Capri is a sophisticated, delicate blend of Capri’s most precious floral essences.


20753-150.jpg Carthusia - Mediterraneo Fragrance Diffuser - 100 ml
Item 20753

$45.00




     
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Sunny Vitality.
Mediterraneo is… Capri in a Bottle: the pure freshness of crushed lemon leaves is mingled with the soothing, aromatic green tea, in this luminous, uplifting and sun-filled scent.


20754-150.jpg Carthusia - Via Camerelle Fragrance Diffuser - 100 ml
Item 20754

$45.00




     
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Sparkling Freshness.

The essence and spirit of the most legendary street in Capri are imbued in this radiant fragrance. Lemon and orange blossoms and sun-ripened bergamot notes are infused with the soft delicacy of jasmine over nuances of warm woodsy musk. Be transported to the intoxicating beauty of Capri with by this crisp and refreshing scent.


17248-150.jpg Carthusia - Aria Di Capri Room Spray - 100 ml
Item 17248

$65.00




     
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The Essence of Sensuality
A fresh and vibrant scent, like Capri's sea breeze, warm sun and blue skies. A sensuous and sophisticated blend of mimosa blossoms, delicate iris and jasmine mingle with fruity notes of peach and Mediterranean bay leaf to re-create the memory of a magic atmosphere. An instant classic.


17247-150.jpg Carthusia - Fiori Di Capri Room Spray - 100 ml
Item 17247

$65.00




     
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Floral Elegance.

Fiori di Capri is Carthusia’s iconic bouquet of handpicked wild carnation, tender lily of the valley and velvety tuberose, splashed with a hint of amber and ylang ylang. Based on the legendary formula dating back to 1380 when the scent was originally created for a Queen, Fiori di Capri is a sophisticated, delicate blend of Capri’s most precious floral essences.


17246-150.jpg Carthusia - Mediterraneo Room Spray - 100 ml
Item 17246

$65.00




     
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Sunny Vitality.
Mediterraneo is… Capri in a Bottle: the pure freshness of crushed lemon leaves is mingled with the soothing, aromatic green tea, in this luminous, uplifting and sun-filled scent.


17249-150.jpg Carthusia - Uomo Room Spray - 100 ml
Item 17249

$65.00




     
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The Essence of Strength and Balance
Dedicated to a fascinating and refined man, Carthusia Uomo is a classic fresh scent, made from citrus notes blended with wild rosewood in an irresistible woody- marine harmony. A light, timeless men's fragrance.

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Bathing Beauty!
Purchase $75 or more in Carthusia products and receive a full size Corallium Bath Soap - a $19 value! This rich lathering fragrant bar is made with pure raw natural ingredients, great for everyday cleansing!

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