I’ll admit it. I have a mild obsession with boxes. Maybe it’s something about their potential? But more than once a close friend, who knows this of me, has gifted me an empty box and I’ve been quite happy.

Tea boxes are in a bit of a category of their own. Chinese teas can come in a variety of extremely ornate boxes, cardboard, tin, sometimes wood; or a column of bamboo.

Let me share a few…