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Apothecary Aerium

$ 27.50

These small-scale glass aeriums are simple, sleek and elegant. Called aeriums rather than terrariums because they house Tillandsia "air plants," these artistic creations liven up any tabletop, shelf or windowsill. Classic apothecary jars make the perfect homes for these botanical curiosities; to create an Apothecary Aerium is to design a tiny universe entirely unique.

Air plants need no soil to survive, and they absorb moisture through their foliage, which makes care simple; simply remove the air plant from its container, soak in room temperature water, and allow to drip dry.


Small: 125 ml / 2" x 4.24"
Medium: 250 ml / 2.5" x 5.25"
Large: 500 ml / 3.25"W x 6.5"H

The piece comes as a kit with detailed care and assembly instructions, and includes a Tillandsia air plant, a glass apothecary vessel with lid in your choice of size, and well as a mix of natural materials such as sand, pebbles, lichens and mosses.

The accompanying photographs depict typical aerium compositions. Feel free to make special requests.

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Pamela W.
United States United States
Tiny World

This was a great project. All supplies were provided. Easy to complete while using your own creativity to develop the landscape. I absolutely love the glass aerium! Such a cool idea! I just need to find a very tiny animal or insect!! Thank you, Pistil’s Nursery!!

Pistils Nursery Apothecary Aerium Review
Sindance A.
United States United States

It brightened my daughter-in-law day. Thank you

Melanie L.
United States United States
Lovely gift

I ordered this for my sister-in-law for her birthday. She loves it! She had never seen anything like it and it hangs proudly in her kitchen window. Thanks for a lovely gift idea!