STORIES FROM THE SILK ROAD COLLECTION
We’re taking a celebratory journey back down the road once travelled into the world of tea with our Silk Road collection. This collection commemorates and celebrates the ancient trade routes that first tethered the East to the West.
The Silk Road symbolises the weaving together of ideas, cultures, and some of the world’s most precious commodities through trade一including tea. Each tea carries with it a story, a unique identity inherited from the land it passed through.
Whatever you choose, we hope you join us on our epicurean journey back through the Silk Road today.
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The inspiration behind The Tea Centre’s Silk Road collection
The Tea Centre strives to go above and beyond to provide our sippers with the perfect gifts. This year, we decided to go back in time as well. Our Silk Road collection embarks on a trip down the original overland trade routes that first enabled the spread of tea throughout the world.
The Silk Road symbolises the weaving together of ideas, cultures, & some of the world’s most precious commodities through trade一including tea. History tells us that tea meandered through China, traversed India, scaled mountains & bustled by kaleidoscopic bazaars on the backs of camels & caravans before landing in European hands.
Going from east to west, the story of tea first began in China and was exchanged for the likes of gold, precious furs, and even horses as it travelled via trade across Europe, Africa, and Asia. Many beautiful teas like Russian Caravan, Pu-erh, and Yunnan FOP find their origins on the Silk Road.
The ‘Stories From The Silk Road’ Wooden Tea Box
A sophisticated tea box of Odyssean proportions. The Tea Centre’s ‘Stories From The Silk Road’ wooden tea box is our largest one yet, featuring twelve gorgeous traditional teas just waiting to be explored. Akin to an epicurean journey down the Silk Road that was, each tea carries with it a story—a unique identity inherited from the land it passed through.
Packaged in a beautiful sleeve that features a caravan of camels and a beautiful Uzbekistani caravanserai, this tea box features the following loose leaf teas: Yunnan FOP, Gunpowder, Jasmine Monkey King, Russian Caravan, Himalayan Blend, Assam Dimakusi, Masala Chai, Turkish Delight, Chamomile, Moroccan Mint, East Frisian Blend, and Stockholm Blend.
The Wanderlust Gift Boxes
Within our Silk Road collection is our gorgeous ‘Wanderlust’ gift boxes, which take inspiration from significant pitstops and caravanserai on the Silk Road. You can Step Into Stockholm, send a Postcard From Morocco, spend a Twilight In Turkey, or explore the very Eastern Edge with the treats inside our Wanderlust gift boxes. Each one comes with a tin of loose leaf tea inspired by the Silk Road, a pristine infuser, and a perfect measuring spoon.
The Deluxe Duo Gift Boxes
Need help finding a luxurious pocket-sized gift? Our Silk Road collection deluxe duo gift boxes are just the thing you need! You can receive two loose leaf samples and a beautiful golden tea infuser in a gift box presentation for just $30. We also have two Silk Road themes to choose from!
Night To Light is a present from the crescent moon that shines upon the Silk Road. This luxurious box features our beautiful Egyptian chamomile and Indian Assam Dimakusi. Alternatively, East To West allows you to take the road once travelled into the world of tea with its servings of delicious Jasmine Monkey King and serendipitous Stockholm Blend.
Buy the Silk Road collection online or in-store at The Tea Centre tea shops
Here at The Tea Centre, we pride ourselves on the elite quality of our gift boxes and work hard to make them luxurious and thoroughly enjoyable. It’s all part of our plan to provide you with the finest tea possible. Our gift boxes are a present every tea lover is sure to love. Interested in other teas just for you? Look through our selections of black teas, green teas, and herbal teas to find the ones that are right for you. Otherwise, you can’t go wrong with our delicious Christmas Tea!