The labyrinthine Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is filled with earthy colored textiles and the exotic scents of the Ottoman Empire. You bought a rug and a musky jasmine perfume in an ornate bottle. Later you made this soap to evoke the memories.
It was a sale of ceramic seconds and experiments that didn't quite work out. Yet there was this vase with a wispy black design that called to me and inspired this soap design. What treasures will I find next time?.
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Key West Soap
USA - Key West, FL
It's hard to believe that Papa Hemingway's place and Truman's vacation White House are both in this town. When it gets be too much to take in, head down to the aqua and green waters of Smather's Beach and sip a citrusy drink. The spirit of Key West, captured here in a soap.
Out on Richard’s South Dakota farm, the work and the prairie winds, hot summer sun, and freezing winter snows are hard on the skin. Richard says that plain and simple, these soaps moisturize and soothe without fuss.