Brass Storage Containers (With Tin Coating)

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₹1,350.00
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SKU
ZBRSS
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Estimated delivery date between 27-Sep-2021 to 29-Sep-2021

About Zishta Brass Storage Containers (With Tin Coating)

  • Storing pulses, coffee powder to grains - these traditionally made brass storage containers with tin coating is one of the most traditional ways to store our kitchen ingredients. 
  • Brass with Zinc in the alloy, has high anti-oxidant properties and help in preserving the produce stored in these containers. 
  • Brass could react with acidic material stored, so we provide these containers with tin coating to provided added level of safety.
  • Storage containers are available in 3 sizes and dimensions of the same are shared in the table below. Order for one unit of size to your preference (Set of 3 combo is separate listing)
  • These storage containers are crafted by the traditional artisans of Tamil Nadu who have been making brass kitchen products for last 8-10 generations. 

Product Specifications

Weight
0.8 Kg
SizeStorage Capacity (Kg)Diameter (Inches)Height (Inches)Product Weight (Grams)
Small
           0.5-0.6              4.5 5 (with Lid)               430
Medium
           1.0-1.1              5.0 5.5 (With Lid)               590
Large
           1.9-2.1              6.0 6.5 (with Lid)               690

Disclaimer

All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Brass has a strong traditional value across India in terms of usage for cooking and storing purpose. 
  • The tin lining process is done by heating the brass metal in a furnace and liquid tin applied and allowed to cool down. 
  • Old Storage containers were also made of very large sizes for large families. 
  • The artisan cluster based in rural Tamil Nadu has a history of working on old traditional brass cookware , recrafting it for new users for the last 7-8 generations
  • Their history dates back a few generations where they mastered the art of working with brass and have made traditionally designed products for ages
  • Brass being an alloy of Copper and Zinc have strong anti-oxidant properties and prevents growth of bacteria/virus.
  • Tin coating process is age old as use of brass in kitchen. This process is critical to protect any acidic items reaction with brass metal. 
  • Wash well before use.
  • Brass has tendency to oxidise. Scrub outer surface with lime or tamarind to get back shine.  
  • The containers have tin coating as brass is not ideal for coming in contact with acidic items. The tin coating wares off with usage and needs refurbishing. 
  • Use mild detergents for cleaning and do not use wire scrubs.
  • Use tamarind, lime or vinegar for cleaning the brass vessel once in a while to get back shine. 
Customer Reviews
  1. 100%
    Brass storage

    It will be better if container shapes are square or rectangle .


    Hi Sakthi

    Thank you for the feedback. Traditional designs are mostly round. We will look at whether these shapes are possible in brass. Thank you.

    Regards
    Team Zishta
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