Cinnamon Spice Box (Havdalah)
Hand made in Vietnam entirely from cinnamon bark, these boxes are traditionally used to store and keep loose tea fresh, or as gift boxes. The fragrance of cinnamon has numerous beneficial properties: let the soothing, pleasant, warm, and strong fragrance of cinnamon create an aura of peace and quiet around you. Comes with an extra cinammon stick. Perfect as a spice box for havdalah.
By purchasing this fair trade cinnamon box, you are helping the artisans earn a fair wage for their crafts which helps them support their families, provide education for their children, and improve their life. The Cassia or cinnamon trees that are used to produce these boxes are a renewable resource and sustainably harvested.
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Materials: cinnamon bark
Size: 2 7/8″ diam x 3 1/8″
Meet the Artist: Au Lac Design
Here in Yen Bai, in the mountainous north central province of Vietnam known for its forests of cinammon trees, many families work together harvesting cinnamon bark and follow a tradition of making crafts that has been handed down for generations. Traditionally, this segment of society represented the rural poor, but through fair trade organizations like Au Lac Designs, they are receiving training, input on new designs, and marketing support for their products. Producing value added crafts from cinnamon bark provides the artisans with their primary means of support; Au Lac pays them a fair wage for their crafts which helps them support their families, provide education for their children, and improve their life.Learn More