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A message box is a greeting and a gift.

Each handmade box slides open to reveal a hidden message or treasure.

This message box is made with a Japanese bamboo paper, an antique coin I bought in China, and light green cotton cord. Inside is a quote from the Tang Dynasty:

Although my neighbors are all barbarians, and you, you are a thousand miles away, there are always two cups on my table

The quote is accompanied by two tiny metal teacups(about 1 cm. each). This message box comes with a tiny (quarter-sized) note card and envelope and is tucked inside an olive green zippered bag. A light green tassle hangs on the zipper.

2 5/16" x 1 5/16" x 13/16" (Note: This box is slightly larger than a matchbox)

Green Bamboo Two Cups Message Box


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: japanese paper, matchbox, silk bag, cotton cord, antique coin, miniature cups, paper
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 528 reviews
  • Favorited by: 5 people