Ayma has developed a high perfumery concept based on native plants from Argentina.
It proposes a natural and sustainable concept and represents an unprecedented search for fragrances among essential oils from the south of the world and the most exclusive raw materials in perfumery.
The project also includes a botanical workshop in Patagonia where essential oils are distilled by hand and native aromatic species are studied and reproduced.
Ayma has created a space inspired by the 19th-century botany: Olfatorium. It is found in Casa Ayma and there you can discover a herbarium of native aromatic plants, as well as a collection of objects and tools from the ancient craft of perfumers.
Ayma has created this collection of unique perfumes based on the study of native aromatic species and the artisanal distillation of essential oils. It is a limited edition with ten compositions that evoke the artisanal and botanical spirit of the house.
The fusion between the old and the new world, an alchemical combination of the origins of South America and the European winds brought by the ships.
The scent of Baccharis trimera is reminiscent of the native flora at the banks of the Río de la Plata, while the warmth of vetiver and hierba del lucero bring back memories of the fires lit at night to the sound of drums in the afro neighborhoods in the periphery of Buenos Aires.
Lemons from Tucumán, Italian bergamot, citrus fruits from guaraní lands and mysterious notes of leather and wood merge with the smell of subantarctic shrubs such as charcao and Andean thyme thus giving the finishing touches of this singular journey through the authentic Argentinian perfume.
A fragrance that summarizes the fusion of the Argentinean DNA, the scents of the deepest parts of America and the olfactory notes that came in ships from the old world.Shop Online
This fragrance is inspired by the wild winds of the continental glaciers and the warmth of the shelters in the indomitable Patagonia.
The lonely whispers of the southern gusts of wind bring fresh and earthy notes which reminiscence of the glacial minerals, which in turn fuse with woody and herbaceous scents from subantarctic shrubs such as paramela (Adesmia boronioides), thus proposing the unclassifiable perfume from the winds of the south of the world.
A fragrance inspired by the glacial winds of the South with a base of paramela and it represents the unclassifiable scent of the gusts of wind from the continental glaciers.Shop Online
Mawün means rain in the Mapuche languages and it symbolizes the mythical and unforgettable chords from the bushes of the steppes after the rain falls. It is as if the raindrops from the Andes knew how to unveil the best kept secret of Patagonia: the sweet perfume of the earth beneath the untamed and hostile nature.
This fragrance, inspired by the rough territory of Neuquén, offers wild and herbaceous notes such as neneo (Mulinum spinosum) and Andean thyme (Acantholippia seriphioides) which in turn fuse with scents from other latitudes such as white grapefruit, violet absolute, oregano and olibanum.
A fragrance inspired by the rough territory of the north of Patagonia and it symbolizes the scent of the steppes after it receives the rain from the Andes.Shop Online
Hain is a ritual that used to be performed by the people of the southernmost parts of the world as an initiation and an ode to masculinity.
Essential oils from subantarctic shrubs such as Senecio and resin from Larrea divaricata merge with incense woods, palo santo, sandalwood and cedar to recreate notes from the peat of Tierra del Fuego and reminiscence of the ceremonial spirit of Hain.
This fragrance is a tribute to the Selknam people and their descendants who are still keeping their culture alive in the south of Chile and Argentina.
A tribute to the ancient inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego and the ceremonial spirit of their masculine initiation ceremony.Shop Online
A celebration of the world’s flora.
The most precious flowers of the old world and the botany from the South have their first aromatic encounter in this fusion that creates a timeless perfume.
Essential oils and Turkish rose absolutes, Indian jasmine, Egyptian violets, Roman chamomile and African geranium fuse with flowers and stems from native species from South America such as Lantana megapotamica and anacahuita
A celebration of the world’s flora. It is the first encounter between the most precious flowers of perfumery and the botany from the south of the world.Shop Online
Ahman was one of the names that the Haush and Selknam people gave the mushrooms that grow in the forests of Tierra del Fuego. The people of northern Patagonia also knew the Cyttaria harioti, among other species.
For the first time, a fragrance combines the aroma of these southern mushrooms with one of the most precious raw materials: Orris. This strange alchemy fused with natural essences of ambrette, mimosa from Morocco and olibanum from Ethiopia is the origin of one of the strangest natural perfumes in the world.
A fragrance that combines the aroma of these southern mushrooms with one of the most precious raw materials: the Orris.Shop Online
An ode to Gondwana, the lost continent that united South America with Antarctica, Africa, India and Australia 200 million years ago and whose DNA is found in every southern plant.
This exquisite fusion between Yakeñ (Paramela), Hindu sandalwood and African myrrh postulates a kindly fragrance which is also rough and wild at the same time, thus summarizing the essence of Patagonia, its origins and its evolution.
An encounter between the mythical Oud Assam and the Senecios from the end of the world.
The animalic and woody notes in this Oud come from the Assam region of Bangladesh and are one of the most coveted in perfumery.
At the same time, different kinds of southern Senecios such as Senecio bracteolatus, Senecio tehuelches and Senecio filaginoides provide a mysterious complexity with their wild and powerful notes.
An encounter between the mythical Oud Assam and the Senecios from the end of the world.Shop Online
The offering of incense had symbolic significance in the Jesuit missions of the 17th century. In these latitudes, the Jesuits burned tobacco, herbs, and native woods to create aromatic fumes. It is a symbolic transference of the noblest things on Earth to God.
This enigmatic fragrance composed of woods and resins of palo santo, myrrh, hay and osmanthus blends with the dark green of the yerba mate, recalling the incenses that rose to the sky in the depths of the South American jungles.
A symbolic transference of the noblest things on Earth to God.Shop Online
The icy and pure aroma of the subantarctic forest.
The Old Man's Beard, or Usnea Barbata, is a type of lichen that grows in the forests of Patagonia, only in the places where the air is extremely clean.
This mixture of algae and fungus, combined with essential oils from the Patagonian pine trees and the Suillus luteus, a fungus that grows in these ecosystems, is the origin of this impetuous fragrance.
The icy and pure aroma of the subantarctic forest.Shop Online