Boadicea The Victorious
Iceni - Perfume
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Enclosed in fascinating bottles inlaid with Celtic decorations, Boadicea The Victorious fragrances are an ode to the brave queen of the Celts who fought courageously against the Romans in the name of her people.Her symbol was a necklace in gold metal that has become the distinctive trademark engraved on each bottle.Passion, power and courage are the guiding characteristics of a line of luxury perfume created in 2008 by skilled perfume artisans. Natural and high quality ingredients are combined with elegant olfactory sensations in perfect idiosyncrasy with those who wear them, distinguished by a touch of unconventional intensity that marks out a unique collection and decisive fragrance for him and for her. Boadicea is an independent fragrance house that brings a bespoke feel to its public, taking inspiration from a defining moment in history and creating a range that is quintessentially British and of incomparable quality. Sexy, contemporary and original, Boadicea is part of a new tradition in luxury perfume.
“Iron, conquest, pride.” That was the motto of an Iron Age tribe of southern Britain, the Iceni were a proud and fierce people. Boadicea was the queen of this Celtic tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. Equipped with large oval or sub-rectangular shields and either a sword or spear, their main distinction from the Celtic tribes of the continent is the practice of painting or tattooing their skin, combined with a greater use of slings in battle. Although light cavalry are used, the Iceni and other British tribes are famed for their highly manoeuvrable war-chariots. After harrying the enemy with javelins, warriors dismount and engage in a fashion similar to the Homeric champions. Their culture, craft and wealth were illustrated in the form of fantastic gold torques and other jewellery worn by the nobles. This highly incredible valorous fragrance takes inspiration from this legendary tribe, with middle flowery notes like Jasmin, Neroli, Carnation and a base that brings very dominant notes such as Patchouli, Sandalwood, Myrrh and Musk.