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Modern Chai no. 1

by Marble & Milkweed

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This Modern Chai No. 1 is inspired by Marble & Milkweed founder Briar Winters' dreamy little house on Rivington Street in New York. The exotic and familiar come together: the rhythm of the street below, history, memory, nostalgia and spice.

Organic, fairly-traded assam tea forms the base of this house blend, while organic cardamom and rose petals lend a spicy, floral note. Organic ceylon cinnamon, organic pink peppercorns, organic ginger and South Indian vanilla beans round off a melange that is as lovely to look at as to drink. Slowing down enough to brew up a cup of this loose-leaf chai will soothe the spirit.

To brew a gorgeous cup of chai: simmer 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup of your favorite milk, add 2 tbsp. chai (feel free to add more or less, according to your preferences), simmer for 5 minutes. Strain, sweeten and enjoy.

  • + Size: 2 oz
  • + Ingredients: Organic assam black tea, organic ceylon cinnamon, organic cardamom, organic rose petals, organic pink peppercorns, organic ginger, organic South Indian vanilla
  • + A quick note to Australian shoppers: because of current Australian customs restrictions on the importation of whole pink peppercorns, we are unable to ship this tea blend to Australia.
  • + Handmade in the USA
About Marble & Milkweed

Marble & Milkweed is inspired by the poetry inherent in any well-crafted thing, brought to you by Briar Winters and the cool, smooth skin of her clawfoot bathtub in her kitchen on Rivington Street, in New York City's Lower East Side. The healing powers of water serve both as refuge and as muse.

The scientific name of milkweed's genus is Asclepius, named after the Greek god of medicine and healing. In Hindu mythology it is believed that the universe was created by a god drunk on the milky white juices of the plant. Today, milkweed is the primary source of food for the monarch butterfly. It's Briar’s hope that the precious nectars you'll find in her products will likewise nourish you into winged resplendence!

Marble & Milkweed products are designed to simplify the way you care for yourself. They are formulated almost exclusively using organic and fair-trade ingredients, and are made carefully by hand. They are gentle and contain no harsh chemicals or artificial scents. Glass bottles, metal tins, and compostable paper bags, all of which have lives beyond their first use, are used. Marble & Milkweed is proud to support the work of Butterfly Project NYC with a portion of its profits.

*New York City, NY
All Marble & Milkweed products are handmade to order and ship within 5-7 business days.

  • + Domestic: $6 USPS First Class.
  • + International: please contact with your international shipping address for international shipping rates.

Return Policy: Due to the nature of Marble & Milkweed products, they cannot accept returns or exchanges. However, we want you be 100% content with your purchase. If you have a problem with your order, please contact us at and we will try to remedy the situation as best we can.