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New Morning Star 200 Stick boxes in stock at Vectis Karma!

New Morning Star 200 Stick boxes in stock at Vectis Karma!

Further to our Morning Star update in September, we can announce today that the new 200 Stick boxes for Frankincense, Myrrh and Sage are now in stock at Vectis Karma.

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Morning Star range by Nippon Kodo continues to be extremely popular with our customers - and these new fragrances, launched last year, have proved so popular that they now feature in the 200 Stick size in addition to the original 50 Stick versions.

See product details here:

All these, like all Morning Star 200 Stick items, are priced at £12.50 and includes Free shipping within the UK. For all other countries, shipping charges do apply. We now have a useful shipping fee calculator included in the shopping basket within our website - so you can easily see if charges apply, and if so how much. 

Morning Star Availability Summary: We currently stock 19 varieties of Morning Star Incense, in 36 options/sizes.

See the full Morning Star range at Vectis Karma HERE.
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New £3.00 Taster Pack items from Sacred Elephant's Spécialiste range

New £3.00 Taster Pack items from Sacred Elephant's Spécialiste range
Sacred Elephant’s Spécialiste range of Indian Incense uses a more superior grade of essential oil than their Luxury Indian Incense sticks, making these even more special. Paying a bit more for this range will reveal new depths and strengths of aromatic notes. 

This Spécialiste range come in 4 fragrances - Blue Lotus, Sandalwood, Agarwood and White Orchid. The larger boxes (30 sticks each) are priced at £19.95 - so the Taster packs have been created in order to give you the opportunity to try a new fragrance at a low-entry price.

Each Spécialiste Taster pack features:

  • 4 sticks in a roll, wrapped in tissue paper
  • Each stick is approx. 8 inches long
  • Has a burn time of approx. 40 minutes each
  • Made from Superior grade ingredients
  • Are made in India

  These Taster packs for just £3.00 enables you to try these very special sticks at a low introductory price, before committing to buying the larger 30 stick box version (£19.95) if you decide you like them. 

Full details for each item follow:

Blue Lotus Taster pack        Sandalwood Taster pack        Agarwood Taster pack        White Orchid Taster pack        

We sell these items for £3.00 per 4 roll pack, including Free delivery in the UK.

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New Green Tea and Coffee fragrances from Nippon Kodo

New Green Tea and Coffee fragrances from Nippon Kodo
Green Tea and Coffee fragranced Japanese Incense Sticks from Nippon Kodo's new Aroma Bliss range

The aroma of fresh Green Tea and Coffee from Japanese Incense Sticks. These sticks are refined and delicate - showing off their scents with sophistication and no hint of overpowering the 'listener'.

The fine Green Tea and Coffee ingredients are built upon a base of Japanese Binchō-tan charcoal. Sourced from Ubame Oak trees, this is considered to be the best charcoal available, as it burns at lower than normal temperatures. This ensures it does not release unpleasant odours and produces very low levels of smoke when burning.

These are beautiful boxes to have around the home and feature:

  • Approx. 160 5.5 inch sticks per box
  • The sticks are wrapped in fine Japanese tissue paper
  • Have a burn time of approx. 25 minutes each
  • A per stick cost of 12.5p each
  • Are made in Japan

Aroma Bliss Coffee and Green Tea show off Nippon Kodo's mastery of Japanese Incense to the full

Full details for each item follow:

Aroma Bliss Green Tea           Aroma Bliss Coffee

We sell these items for £19.99 per box, including Free delivery in the UK

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An update on Morning Star Japanese Incense by Nippon Kodo

An update on Morning Star Japanese Incense by Nippon Kodo

The Morning Star range by Nippon Kodo continues to be extremely popular with our customers - offering a wide range of powerful fragrances in great value packages. The past year has seen some new additions and some discontinuations across the range, so here is an update:
  • Frankincense, Myrrh and Sage (in packs of 50 sticks) were new in 2016 and have proved an instant success. Watch here for news about 200 packs in the future.
  • Cinnamon fragrance has been discontinued, and stocks are no longer available
  • 5 more fragrances have been discontinued - Lotus, Yuzu, Mimosa, Fig and Iris. The good news is that we do have stocks, but levels do vary - so check soon if these are amongst your favourites
  • All others are in production and we keep stocks of them all:
Amber 50, Amber 200, Cedarwood 50, Cedarwood 200, Gardenia 50, Gardenia 200, Green Tea 50, Green Tea 200, Jasmine 50, Jasmine 200, Lavender 50, Lavender 200, Patchouli 50, Patchouli 200, Pine 50, Pine 200, Rose 50, Rose 200, Sandalwood 50, Sandalwood 200, Vanilla 50 and Vanilla 200.

Our Top sellers are: Sandalwood, Cedarwood and Frankincense. Many of our customers are into blending Morning Star fragrances too (burning more than one stick of a different fragrance at one time) - creating more complex scents. For instance, Musk is a great base note for Florals such as Rose and Jasmine. For creating a great atmosphere at Christmas, try blending (in any combination) Frankincense, Vanilla, Pine and Amber.

We sell all Morning Star 50 boxes at £3.50 each - with free shipping. All Morning Star 200 boxes are £12.50 - with free shipping.

Morning Star Japanese Incense by Nippon Kodo - great value, great fragrances and a great introduction into the world of Japanese Incense.

Morning Star Japanese Incense - If it's available, we'll have stocks at Vectis Karma.

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Juniper Ridge - Campfire Incense

Juniper Ridge - Campfire Incense

Burning these sticks, takes you to the mountains, forests and deserts of the American West - in the most authentic way possible, without actually going there yourself.

All Juniper Ridge products are 100% Wildcrafted and produced using old perfume making techniques including distillation, tincturing and infusion. A hundred years ago, all perfumes were made this way. Today they are only ones who handle every step of the process themselves, from beginning to end. These formulas vary from year to year and harvest to harvest, based on rainfall, temperature, exact harvesting location and season. 

Vectis Karma stocks all 6 varieties of Juniper Ridge Campfire Incense: CedarDeath ValleyDesert PinonDouglas FirSweetgrass and White Sage.

Karen @ Vectis Karma says: "The Great American outdoors in your own living room, from a company with a love, understanding and deep appreciation of nature. The ingredients used are 100% natural and wild harvested in a completely sustainable fashion. Burning these sticks, takes you to the mountains, forests and deserts of the American West. fascinating and refreshing alternative to what we know from Japanese, Indian and Tibetan Incense. Being opened minded enough to try these will offer surprising aromatic rewards."

All items in stock, priced at £14.99 each and ship free of charge within the UK.

The packaging used is strong tube - offering good protection and a good vehicle to show off some great artwork, unique to each fragrance.



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Sacred Elephant - Luxury Indian Incense Sticks

Sacred Elephant - Luxury Indian Incense Sticks
In the past we have not focussed much on Indian Incense due to poor experiences - however, all this changed when we discovered this excellent and high quality range from Sacred Elephant! This is Indian Incense like no other - clean burning, complex blends and stand-up fragrances without being harsh or overpowering. The branding is strong & authentic and the fragrances are a delight. With lots to choose from and many bundle offers, these sticks are a welcome and valuable addition to Vectis Karma's Incense stocks.

There are 11 Luxury Incense Sticks packs to choose from - each containing 10 sticks: AgarwoodCedarCinnamon SpiceGuara LeelaHimalayan MuskMyrrhPremaRoseSandalwoodSayali Jasmine and Vraja Leela. You can browse the full list HEREWe sell these packs for £3.99, with Free shipping.

In addition, there are 4 Inspired SelectionsMeditationRomanceUplifting and Yoga and 3 Ayurveda BundlesVataPitta and Kapha - each made up of packs from the Luxury Incense range, at a reduced bundle price. See these category links for further details and pricing: Inspired Selections and Ayurveda bundlesWe'll also stock Sacred Elephant's Spécialiste range

We're delighted to be associated with and stock Sacred Elephant's Luxury Incense Sticks. These are of very high quality AND the aromatic blends in these sticks will amaze you. We have only experienced such complex blending in Japanese Incense Sticks before. You're guaranteed that the ingredients used are produced in a fair-trade manner, free from any exploitation, are 100% free from any chemicals or carcinogens, not tested on animals and are completely Vegan!

All items in stock and ship free of charge within the UK.


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