Made from seeds from the sacred Bodhi tree (Ficus religiosa), these tea beads are used as a meditation tool during tea drinking ceremonies across Asia. They also make a striking necklace or piece of décor in your home, car or office.
This particular string kept calling us back at a night market in Jinghong, China. It is special because it is strung on a sturdy piece of thread and is made of seeds of uniform size. Buddha was known to have received enlightenment under a Bodhi tree and all existing sacred Bodhi trees today are said to have originated from that one mother tree, bringing religious and historic significance to these seeds.
This is a tea to keep for special occasions, to age and to experience as the flavor transforms each year. Aged since 2008 in a... View full product details
Made of Dongba paper, a heritage craft of the nomadic Naxi people who settled in Lijiang in Yunnan,China, this map depicts scenes from the Tea... View full product details