Scent Den Journal

​The Pomander, Pouncet, and Vinaigrette

​The Pomander, Pouncet, and Vinaigrette

Coming through Arabia, the pomander word derives from the French pomme d’amber (apple of amber referring to the shape and use of ambergris). The pomander could be a humble scented resinous wax solid formed into a ball, a bejeweled gold or silver sphere pierced with holes containing a solid perfume substance, or a sphere with compartments, each holding a specific aromatic material.Pomanders we…