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What are some of the most expensive perfumes?

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As of 2015, the most expensive perfume in the world is Clive Christian's "Imperial Majesty," which costs $215,000 for 16.9 ounces of product. Baccarat's "Les Larmes Sacrees de Thebes" costs $1,700 for 0.25 ounce, and Clive Christian's "No. 1" costs $2,150 for 2 ounces of perfume.

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Other luxury perfumes include Caron's "Poivre," which retails at $2,000 for 2 ounces, Hermes' "24 Faubourg Extrait," which comes in at $1,500 for 1 ounce, Chanel's "N°5 Parfum Grand Extrait," which is priced at $4,200 for 30 ounces and Jean Patou's "Joy Baccarat Pure Limited," which costs $1,800 for 1 ounce of perfume.

The price of perfume can depend on many factors, including the quality and rarity of the materials it is made with, the fame of the brand, the luxury of the bottle it comes in and limited edition sales. Many of these expensive perfumes are rare and difficult to find.

Clive Christian's "Imperial Majesty," the most expensive perfume in the world as of 2015, combines the aromas of rose oil, jasmine, Italian cinnamon and orris root. The bottle is so fragile that every one in three production attempts fails, and the neck of the bottle boasts 18-carat gold and a 5-carat diamond.

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