red, yellow and green jars with mixed colour lids
red, yellow and green jars with mixed colour lids
red, yellow and green jars with mixed colour lids
The Elephant Head

Airtight Barni Jars (Green, Yellow, Red)

Regular price £12.00 Sale price £41.00
Tax included.

Add a dash of colour and charm to your kitchen with these airtight storage boxes. Perfect to store dry spices/dry fruits/ tea sachets.

  • These airtight jars are made from sustainable wood called the Wrightia Tinctoria which is a medicinal plant.
  • The colours used are from natural and non-toxic dyes such as turmeric, saffron and indigo.
  • The lacquer used to give them a polished finish is an extract from the lac insect/ laccifer lacca.

Each piece has been painstakingly hand-crafted by artisans from Channapatna.


outer - 8 cm dia X 14.5cm Height, inner storage dimensions - 7.5cm dia x 11cm height

Please note: Any irregularities on the wood are part of its natural beauty. As these products are made of natural dyes the colours may vary slightly on each piece.

Care Instructions 

Please clean once inside with a clean piece of cloth before using it. All lac-ware products must be kept in shaded areas and must avoid direct exposure to the Sun. Avoid impact against hard surfaces as the lac coating may chip. Please do not wash these items as they are wooden and the colour will peel. Wood being a natural material can react variedly to atmospheric changes that are beyond our control.

Varnam Craft Collective 

Varnam Craft Collective is a multi-award-winning social enterprise that has been working with artisans in Channapatna since 2012. The result is a series of designs interpreting this 200-year-old toy-making craft in the home & lifestyle space. In an industry where more than 90% of the artisans are men, many of Varnam’s creations have been deftly hand-crafted by women artisans. They have been providing sustainable livelihoods on a consistent basis to artisan groups in Channapatna and also other craft clusters within India.