Banksia tealight holders are handmade from Australian-sourced Banksia seed pods.
A great deal of time is spent crafting each individual holder. Whole Banksia pods are turned on a lathe, removing the rough outer and hollowing out the centre to reveal a beautiful texture and pattern where the Banksia Seeds where housed.
The tea lights sit neatly inside the ball tealight with the flame visible.
- Includes two ball-shapaed tealight holders and two tealight candles
- Hand turned and finely crafted by Anthony Hansen
- Unique and iconic Australian gift
- Pods sourced from Western Australia
Each pod measures approximately 8cm H x 8cm W
Please note this product is packaged in plastic.
The Sustainable Harvesting Process
The collection of the Banksia Grandis pods used to make Aroma Pods is highly regulated by the Department of Parks and Wildlife Western Australia. Banksia Gifts Australia ensures that all procedures are followed to sustainably harvest the pods without disturbing the surrounding environment.
The seed pods collected have expelled their seeds and have completed the lifecycle of the plant. They are carefully handpicked to ensure no damage is done to the tree itself or the Australian bushland. To ensure that no surrounding plants or wildlife are disturbed during the process, the collectors carry this out on foot without any heavy machinery.
A royalty is paid to the Western Australian Forestry for each seed pod, which goes to aid in forest management and conservation. The pickers are designated certain areas to collect the pods, and these are constantly changing to ensure no one area is ever depleted. Only 10% of the Banksia Seed Pods can be collected in any one area at a time.