Saudis’ affection for oud is rising per day. It is perhaps the most costly aromas available today! The craze for oud may run profound but, with regards to cost and quality, many battles to differentiate.
Oud’s warm woody fragrance comes from the core of the agar tree. Parts of India, Cambodia, Indonesia, and close-by nations have a rich source of agarwood. With the expense of 1 kg of sap ascending from SR2,000 to SR6,000 ($500-1,600) or considerably higher.
The outcome, specialists caution, is that a few purchasers are helpless against creation tricks and fake deal rehearses.
The oil is removed from trees as long as 150 years of age. The Gulf nations are among the greatest merchants of the item.
Many festivities like Eid, provide the best occasion to use the extraordinary oil, for instance.
Despite its fame, many think that it’s hard to pass judgment on the nature of oud, with experienced sales reps concurring that the purchaser’s trust in the dealer stays a critical fixing in any buy.
Mamdouh Al-Tamimi is an Aramco worker. He appreciates the captivating fragrance of agarwood. Alongside, the golden, musk, and rose water oud. All available at stores at Al-Maaqilia and Deira markets in Riyadh. As of late, he has changed to a solitary store since he accepted the sales rep was straightforward.
He said that men are frequently intrigued by the nature of the oud, its name, size, and aroma, while ladies by and large consideration just about the scent.
Al-Kathiri stated that alongside paying little mind to cost. The purchasers are also encouraged to test three aromas individually in a visit to an outlet.
Clients can request an example to attempt at home to pass judgment on its quality, he added.
The fragrance of oud waits for changing measures of time contingent upon type and quality, for certain kinds staying on attire for over two days.
Nonetheless, some oud financial backers add lead or color to add weight or to make the item “thicker,” he said, cautioning that it is incredibly hard to tell modified oud from the first.
The most widely recognized trick is expanding the heaviness of an oud item to help its cost
A few stores likewise add materials to weaken and think twice about