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DUBAI -The world’s most expensive perfume – dubbed Shumukh (‘Spirit of Dubai’) – launched on Tuesday in Dubai.

The fragrance, which is a multiple Guinness World Record holding perfume, is adorned by 3,571 diamonds and other precious materials, such as topaz, pearls and gold. The one-of-a-kind bottle tells the tale of the great Emirate, via seven core design elements including Arabian horses, roses and falconry.

The bottle itself stands 1.97-metres tall and took more than three years (and 494 trials) to create. Shumuck – which in Arabic translates to ‘deserving the highest’ – is made up of natural ingredients sourced from the furthest corners of the globe, which creates a scent unlike any other.

Fragrance notes include sandalwood, musk, Turkish rose, patchouli, Ylang-ylang, and pure Indian agarwood.

Here are the specifications of Shumukh:

Value: DHS 4.752 million,
3,571 sparkling diamonds, totaling 38.55 carats,
18-carat gold (2479.26 grams),
3892.88 grams of pure silver,
1.97 m tall,
The perfume took 3 years and 494 trials to formulate,
The fragrance lasts for 12 hours on skin,
The perfume lasts 30 days on fabric.

The unisex fragrance unites the art of jewelry and perfumery to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that tells the tale of the great Emirate through seven core design elements. Set with 3,571 sparkling diamonds (totaling 38.55 carats), topaz, pearls, 18 karat gold 2479.26 grams and 5892.88 grams pure silver, as ‘deserving the highest’, is the epitome of luxury.

Wow!!! We can’t wait to get a whiff of this.