MidnightGypsyAlchemy

Natural Botanical Perfume Apothecary

7800 Sales

MidnightGypsyAlchemy

Natural Botanical Perfume Apothecary

7800 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(4234)
Shop owner

Nina

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Announcement   Welcome to Midnight Gypsy Alchemy-
Inspired by the art of ancient alchemy, botanical perfumery and my Spanish Gypsy heritage, I offer handcrafted,natural artisan perfume oils and apothecaries. Unique scented products created to capture a time and place where the beauty of nature and elegance mingle with a sense of gypsy magick,carried upon soft moonlit wings .

Handmade, imaginative offerings that give refuge the kindred gypsy like soul in search of the uncommon.
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**Please note that all products I offer are made fresh to order.They are not mass produced and nothing sits on a shelf until bought so please expect 8-10 days for any order to be processed and filled in the order they are received. My perfume oil infusions are kept on hand in small batches but they are NOT packaged and filled in their vials, roll on bottles nor are any other products offered in their containers until the day your order is filled . This is to ensure that all arrives at your door freshly made and that actual time and care went into each and every item made just for you. After all you are not just another order number you are my beloved customer and with each order I receive I will fill it to show how special you are and how honored I am that you have chosen to use my products :) ***

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Last updated on Jul 26, 2016

Welcome to Midnight Gypsy Alchemy-
Inspired by the art of ancient alchemy, botanical perfumery and my Spanish Gypsy heritage, I offer handcrafted,natural artisan perfume oils and apothecaries. Unique scented products created to capture a time and place where the beauty of nature and elegance mingle with a sense of gypsy magick,carried upon soft moonlit wings .

Handmade, imaginative offerings that give refuge the kindred gypsy like soul in search of the uncommon.
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**Please note that all products I offer are made fresh to order.They are not mass produced and nothing sits on a shelf until bought so please expect 8-10 days for any order to be processed and filled in the order they are received. My perfume oil infusions are kept on hand in small batches but they are NOT packaged and filled in their vials, roll on bottles nor are any other products offered in their containers until the day your order is filled . This is to ensure that all arrives at your door freshly made and that actual time and care went into each and every item made just for you. After all you are not just another order number you are my beloved customer and with each order I receive I will fill it to show how special you are and how honored I am that you have chosen to use my products :) ***

Nina

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(4234)
Cindy

Cindy on Jul 30, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

These cremes are such a treat! They smell DIVINE and feel wonderful!

Amy Daugherty

Amy Daugherty on Jul 29, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The scents you picked out for me are awesome! Thank you so much! I especially love the Sangre Salvaje!

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About

Gypsy Perfume Alchemy

Hello, my name is Nina. I create natural botanical perfumes and scented apothecary products that invoke a sense of ancient alchemy and gypsy lore using plant gifts of nature and transforming them into beautiful sensory moments. A shop where all those who seek the uncommon in scents may find their journeys end here, guided by the gypsy in all of us.

Each scent creation is designed and inspired by old world ways of hand grinding herbs and macerating fruits in a mortar and pestle and setting oils in a window to infuse by sunlight in old apothecary jars...making sure to be blessed with a sense of magick by the hands that made them.

This is my small; one woman ran business where all products and scents are made in my home based apothecary studio located in Roanoke, Virginia “The Star City” which is quaintly nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains . I am a modern scent alchemist who finds fascination in the unknown and mysteries in of life . I have a love for natural perfumery, crafting, gardening, opera , the theatre ,old homes, history, and am a constant dreamer who has a deep love for the night air, star gazing and moonlight . Walks in nature and study of herbal medicine are a favorite past time and I live in an old cottage style bungalow home built-in 1918. I am also a mother of 3 and wife to a wonderful and supportive husband whom I have been with since our days in junior high.

I come from a large Hispanic family and our roots go back to Spanish Gypsy decent. We were the Flamenco musicians and street vendors from Spain who came to the US bringing with them their old ways in the practice of herbal medicine. My family has a very strong belief in natural and spiritual healing not to mention superstitious and deep rooted into Spanish folklore. They used what they had and could find to take care of any ailments on their own by the use of herbal teas and salves. This practice was passed down from generation to generation and I am proud to have learned the art of brewing herbal teas and making oil infusions from my mother and grandmother.

My business came to be when I discovered during pregnancy that my body was severely reacting to commercial perfumes and anything that was fragrance, from soap, to shampoo and even detergents. This carried over even after I had given birth and sadly had to give up many store bought items, department store perfumes included which was devastating to me. So determined to find something to be able to wear as perfume , that was free of unknown harmful chemicals and not have a reaction to I began to read up on natural botanical perfume making. This opened the familiar door of family herbal remedies, teas and infusions and I combined what I had discovered into creating perfume oil infusions changing a few aspects to perfect my recipes. I learn and create by instinct and by what moves me, all the while teaching myself the magick and alchemy that is natural perfume making.

Natural perfume is very different from perfume made with fragrances or synthetic oils. Scents will be different on each individual’s skin because the scent evolves over time with body chemistry and tends to fade into your body gently and gradually. So in wearing natural perfume you simply need an occasional top-up sometime during your day or evening to maintain your unique aromatic signature. So very different is natural from commercial perfumes because each recipe is so very unique and mysterious in its evolution of scent. There truly is an essence of nature and energy to be discovered when wearing natural perfume; they are not just cloned notes and never one dimensional.

Every product and perfume oil offered is created in small batches by hand using only carefully sourced,quality essential oils and naturally derived aromatic and botanical substances available to create my natural perfumes that are 100% natural, phthalate, paraben, synthetic,petroleum, and cruelty free. I fully support ethically produced and harvested materials that are organically grown and wild-crafted either by myself or from reputable suppliers. All is carefully and lovingly packaged in hand made card labels and wrapped in recycled gift bags and paper adorned with black satin ribbons . This is a labor of love that I so very much enjoy doing for my customers so that they too can enjoy a touch of natural scented alchemy and gypsy magick.
It was wonderful to have you stop by !

Gypsy Blessings*)
~Nina.

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  • Nina

    Owner, Creator, Gypsy Alchemist

    A dark haired gypsy soul who finds much beauty and pride in her heritage. Sharing scented alchemy creations composed from nature and instinct, inspired by the magic of starry moonlit nights and nostalgic echoes of the past.

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Last updated on June 24, 2014

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Shipping
All items are made to order, this is to ensure that all products arrive at your door freshely made.

*********************US ORDERS ************************
Your item/items will be processed and shipped within 8-10 business days Monday thu Friday in the order they are recieved Orders placed on Friday afternoon , Saturday or Sunday will not be processed until the following Monday. Orders are sent USPS First Class mail so please allow 10-15 days to recieve your order. All US orders are shipped with delivery confirmation numbers.

****************For International Orders*************

For International orders method of shipment is First Class International 6-10 days for delivery once shipped but allow 15 or more days to recieve your order which includes the 8-10 days processing time, please make sure that the items you order are not prohibited in your country.
Method of shipment is First Class International, a bar code label with customs number for is sent on all international packages this is not a tracking number but you can see see if your package has left the country and on its way to you..this can be found at www.usps.com. Contact me for this information and I will gladley send this to you. ***Please note packages are NOT insured. If you would like insurance please let me know as I am not responsible for lost packages; kindly request insurance if you are worried about postal delivery problems
It is recommeded that if additonal insurance and tracking is requested the Registered mail method of shipment is used as to insure coverage in case of lost or misplaced items which will be an additional $20 .Convo me so that proper shipping charges can be made .
Delivery time is 10-15 days once shipped but please note that at times it may take up to a month to recieve once shipped depending on customs handling for your country .
Once your order is shipped , I am no longer responsible for your package once turned over to the US Postal Serivce as I do not have control over the handling of packages once they have left my studio . I am not responsible for customs taxes and duties for International orders , this is entirely the buyers responsibility as well as being aware of their countries restricted and prohibited items.

*Please do not ask to have any packages marked and shipped as a "gift" or merchandise cost lowered on the customs form to avoid tax/customs duties as this is illegal to do. Thanks for your understanding.
Refunds and Exchanges
Refunds and Exchanges
I do not issue refunds . If there is an problem with your order such as( incorrect items, missing items, or incomplete/damaged items) I will be happy to provide you with a replacement. Due to the nature of the products offered I cannot accept returns once items have left my studio and have been handled, opened or used. Please make sure to check the list of ingredients I use in all products and if unsure about any ingredient or not happy with your purchase, please contact me I will be happy to help .
Additional policies and FAQs
Additional Policies and FAQs
If you have questions about personalizing a product for you,or if you need larger quatities please feel free to contact me at midnightgypsyalchemy [!at] hotmail.com or convo me here on Etsy.

ALWAYS test for allergies first!!! Midnight Gypsy Alchemy is not held liable in any way, shape or form for any allergic reactions, rashes, sensitivities, misuse or loss. By purchasing my products you are agreeing to these terms.

Note: If you experience any discomfort or abnormal reaction, discontinue use and consult a medical professional.

To contact Midnight Gypsy Alchemy with any questions or special requests
email at:
midnightgypsyalchemy [!at] hotmail.com
or simply convo here on Etsy !
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Thank you for your support and do drop by often as new enchantments to be be added frequently !

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