Welcome to Quintescential : having the nature of a quintessence in perfume.

Quintessence: In ancient and medieval philosophy, the fifth and highest essence after the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water, thought to be the substance of the heavenly bodies and latent in all things.

Musk Mapping

I have been working on a comprehensive mapping of all natural and synthetic Musk materials used in the creation of fine perfume. Musk forms the basis of most perfumes over the last century.

Musk Mapping



I am a Canadian perfumer who creates personal handcrafted bespoke perfume. I am also available for Perfumery workshops to teach those who are interested in the craft.


Julian – Personal Perfumer