Know the perfume’s world.

The sense of smell is the primordial sense that leads directly to the emotions, he has the power to awaken memories and generate powerful or subtle emotions.

Scent is not something unnecessary, is rather the essential nourishment for the hungry that our nose has to discover invisible dimensions to the other senses, making us dream in countless ways.

Look around and see so many perfumery is the evidence of this fact, many people love scents, but there are just few privileged connoisseurs who know how to take advantage of the magical oneiric power of scent …


The enchanted scents are those of the Artistic Perfumery, created by artists, visionaries, narrators who tell stories through the ingredients of a perfume. This is what makes them different from the Commercial Perfumery, which manufactures products following market researches or trends.

Artistic Perfumery always tells a fascinating story, commercial perfumery instead pursues the general moods. Just visiting a store belonging to a retail chains of perfumeries is easy to notice that they sell fragrances launched by a fashion designer – almost always – owned by a large multinational.

You can find artistic fragrances only in independent perfumeries, and the discovery is guided by competent and passionate people that are able to tell the story that each scent has to tell. It ‘an unforgettable experience, as only an art’s work is able to bring to life.

Onyrico means “world of dreams”, and the dream that you can discover is our tribute to the great beauty of Art and History of Italian characters, unique and known worldwide.

The Olfactory Families

The ingredients that compose the fragrances develop a theme around which the perfumes grow and develop. The main olfactory families are:


These fragrances are characterized predominantly by citrus notes such as bergamot, lemon, orange, mandarin etc …. Essential oils are obtained by squeezing the citrus’ rind.


Fragrances that can be composed by a bouquet of different flowers or by a single floral note (in this case the note is said “Soliflore”).


The dominant note is wood, such as cedar wood, sandalwood and oud. To this family belongs the camphorated patchouli scent.


This family gathers sweet, enveloping and persistent scents identified by notes of vanilla, talc, cistus labdanum and very pronounced animal notes.


The fragrance family is named after the perfume Chypre by François Coty. The success of the perfume made him the founder of this olfactory family which includes fragrances based primarily on oak moss, cistus-labdanum, patchouli and bergamot notes.


French word for “fern”, used to evoke an imaginary olfactory note, not found in nature. It reminds the forest’s scent, characterized by the use of lavender, precious woods, musk, coumarin, bergamot and geranium.


Olfactory family characterized by dry notes and accords that recreate the smell of tanned skin, usually accompanied by citrus and floral notes.


Belong to this family mainly fragrances made with aromatic notes as sage, rosemary, lavender, thyme and other herbs typical of the Mediterranean which give freshness and liveliness to the compositions.


The gourmand perfumes are characterized by ingredients derived from foods considered “greedy” such as vanilla, cocoa, caramel, coconut, licorice, hazelnut and milk.


The scents of spiced family are made with dried spices including cinnamon, cloves, marjoram, pepper, ginger, cardamom. The spicy notes add warmth to perfumes.


Extremely lightweight accords, remind to transparent accents such as ozone, air and water, able to express lightness and freshness.

Each family includes sub-family or facets that can be combined to create new compositions.



Perfumes’ classification

Depending on the concentration of the components contained inside the fragrance, the scents are divided into the following categories:

  • Eau de Solide EdS, low amounts of essential oils (up to 1%), also called eau fraîche;
  • Eau de Cologne EdC – 3-5%;
  • Eau de Toilette EdT – 6-9%;
  • Eau de Parfum EdP – 10-14%;
  • Parfum – 15-25%;

Extrait de Parfum – 26-50% – the higher limits are difficult to spray.