WHAT would you choose as a present for a very important person? In Bible times some spices were as precious as gold – so valuable that they constituted gifts fit for a king. That is why two of the gift items that the astrologers offered to the “king of the Jews” were aromatic spices. – Matthew 2:1,2 & 11.
For centuries, the Levant was the hub for trading between East and West. As a crossroads between empires and individuals that were passing through, ideas, merchandise, ideologies and beliefs were transferred back and forth between them.
One of the most noteworthy items being traded were the spices that came from around the world and were exchanged. As Palestine was en route to and from the East and the West, many of the spices found their home there after many years.
Even until today, spices are still something highly valued in markets in Palestine. Its uses are not limited simply to the delicious food that is prepared here, but it is also used in beauty products, religious services and burial ceremonies.
These aromatic, quality spices will bring a whole new dimension to your cooking as well as fill the air with the rich scent of spices from the East. Enjoy this box of spices that was made in Palestine with love.
Purchasing this item will support a Christian family living in Bethlehem. The funds will be used to pay for the education of their precious and beautiful kids who had a hand in packing these spices.
As far as possible (due to the availability of glass bottles) each bottle is 8,5cm x 2,5cm
The dimensions of the box are: 19,5cm x 14cm x 4cm