Brass Storage Tiffin Box Containers (With tin Coating)

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SKU
ZBR28
Only 25 unit left!
Estimated delivery date between 27-Sep-2021 to 29-Sep-2021

About Zishta Brass Storage Tiffin Box Containers (With tin Coating)

  • Recreating the age old magic of the tiffin box which we took to schools and offices. 
  • The Curved top of lid is a finer artistic variation that reduces amount of curves that enable better cleaning. 
  • Apart from storing cooked food, the same can also be used for 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 brass 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
0.5 Kg
SizeStorage Capacity (Grams)Diameter (Inches)Height (Inches)Product Weight (Grams)
Small
200-250 2.5-2.6 4(with Lid) 250
Medium
500-650 2.9-3.2 5 (With Lid) 400
Large
900-1000 3.5-.36 6(with Lid) 500
Traditional Value Score !  90%

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 , re-crafting 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. 
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