Africa Wildlife/Elephant Tea Tin 4.4 oz
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African wildlife is the theme for these two tins. Each screw-top tin holds 4.4 oz (125g) of most teas.
Product Details: Dimensions: approx. 4.5" high x 3.0" in diameter. These tins hold approximately 4 oz of most loose leaf teas. White teas are exceptions, and these tins would only hold about 2 oz of this tea type.
Fun Facts: When tea first came to Europe from China, tea was very expensive and it was packaged in large blue & white porcelain sealed containers. It wasn't until the Industrial Revolution - Mid-19th Century - that tea became affordable and began to be sold and stored in mass-produced tins.