New Arrival: Ortigia Sicilia

We are pleased to announce that we are now a stockist of Ortigia Sicilia products, they a luxury soap and scent company founded in Sicily in 2006 by  Sue Townsend. We love their natural production ethics and their attention to detail in every part of their product and packaging. Ortigia has been added to our gift department in store and online in four wonderful fragrance options; Fico d'india, Florio and Ambra Nera and Zagara.

 Fico - the most loved Ortigia Perfume – powdery fig & cedar. The famous exotic Fico d’India cactus with amazing orange flowers grows wild across Sicily. Green packaging

Florio - a soft and delicate scent of wild flowers of Sicily. Narcissus, Jasmine and Wild Iris. Delicate blue packaging.

Ambra Nera - a rich and warm spice wood, an amber base of labdanum, oak musk, galbanum and amber resin. Black packaging

Zagara - a highly aromatic citrus scent of Sicilian Orange groves, Orange Blossom with neroli, petitgrain  a woody base. Famous for its golden packaging. The name comes from the small island of Ortigia that lies at the edge of the ancient fortified city of Siracusa, on Sicily’s southeastern coast. All Ortigia products are made by small family companies who pride themselves on the quality of their productsThe luxurious range is formulated using natural products indigenous to Sicily and inspired by the aesthetics, colours and scents of Italy’s most historic and tropical region.

The highly decorative packaging draws on the exotic local mix of Sicilian, Middle Eastern and African images and colours.The perfumes are distilled from the flowers of Sicily by master perfumer, Lorenzo Villoresi.  The base of all the products is natural perfume and natural ingredients: olive oil, vegetable glycerine, and organic colours. No sls, nickel or silicone; the products are not tested on animals.  Paraben-free, the range uses traditional products with modern ethics and integrity.Due to their beautiful ornate packaging, the Ortigia brand can be seen luxury homes and  hotels around the world - they make great gifts and also special treats for the guest bedroom or bathroom.

Our first collection from Ortigia is fresh in from Sicily ready for the gift season ahead.