The earliest raw material for making perfume bottles was glass. The ancient Egypt in the Pharaoh era learned the core glass modeling technique from the Mesopotamians and made matching containers for their perfume, essential oil or balm.
The historical evolution of perfume bottles
Perfume Bottle Start: In 4000 BC, the ancient Egyptians invented the method of making glass, and the development of glassware began. Around 1500 BC, glass perfume bottles with sophisticated craftsmanship have appeared. The most common ones are dark blue, opaque or transparent bottles, decorated with blue, white or yellow zigzag patterns. This is the typical Laque of that Lalique style.At the same time, the Greeks and Romans also used bottles made of alabaster, agate, and porphyry to hold incense.Water can keep the bottle cool and make the perfume easier to store.
These materials are still used in Greece and Rome today quality perfume bottles, but the design is much more elegant, ancient Roman perfume bottles are often made to be decorated with birds, animals And a jar with a human head pattern
The development of perfume bottles: In the 18th century, Chinese porcelain was used as a new material to make perfume bottles. Meissen in Germany, Sevres in France, Chelsea in England and other places have all become porcelains one after another.Ware production center, simple porcelain perfume bottles began to appear on the dressers of fashionable people Afterwards, Syria invented the art of glass blowing, which allows glass to be shaped before cooling. This is a technology. A big step forward. Then there was a method of blowing glass into a mold, so that the bottle of the same shape can be produced repeatedly.
The maturation of perfume bottles : By the end of the 19th century, most of the perfumes sold in shopping malls were placed in ordinary containers, but Cong Ming’s perfumer has started to put fragrances into bottles at home, which requires a large number of beautiful bottles to come out. Sale to meet the different needs of individuals. Since then, the appearance of the bottle has become the equivalent of determining perfume sales. An important factor, the design purpose of the perfume bottle has accordingly become to attract those who have the potential to buy.
Raw materials for perfume bottles
Throughout the 18th century, the importance of perfume increased, and more and more people used soap and bathed in Continental Europe, not its. However, modernization, ever-changing tastes, the first industrial revolution changed the perfume process and demand forever just a few decades later. From there, it grew and spread to agricultural products, we know that today is so good, in the various smells of men and women, you can imagine all kinds of shaped glass bottle.
Examples from 1900-1910
In the first decade of the last century, the Art Nouveau style reached its peak, and the design of perfume bottles most appear in whimsical, fancy and elegant forms, such as Flora by LTPiver in 1905 mye perfume.
In this period, crystals were generally used for perfume bottles. With gold lettering and brass bottle cap for decoration, cork stoppers are usually used as bottle stoppers to prevent the odor from spilling.West dipped in perfume and applied it on his wrists and neck.
1907 the first spray perfume appeared. The first perfume sprayers are called "perfumizers". They convert liquid perfume into a good spray. After the birth of the sprayer, a new industry appeared, and manufacturers started to make all kinds of decorative empty bottles with spray function. Some discerning ladies are encouraged to put her most love perfume is stored in these bottles with sprayers, so that the perfume can last as long as possible.In those days, spray perfume bottles were very expensive.The most popular perfume bottle in 1907 was called DeVilbiss. The perfume bottle has a graceful curve and a bottle top.Decorated with a few glass flowers. Once the bottle was launched, some people believed it would be very popular.