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The Premium Incense Mix Box - Incense sticks

The Premium Mix Box | 手工香样品装

A mix box containing 6 of our favorites from the premium handmade incense collection. A no-brainer way to sample our all natural, artisanal incense sticks. See details of each of the scents included below -

Stick length: 10.5cm | 4.125 inches

5 sticks each scent, total 30 sticks

25-30min burn time/stick, total burn time 12-15 hours

Incense sticks are enclosed in a glass tube and a Wutong box. Wutong is a type of wood popular for storing incense in East Asia due to its superior anti-mold and anti-moisture properties.

Please note that as every piece is handmade, the size, shape and color will have irregularities depending on the batch. These are a part of the handmade process and not considered defects.

Over time, we may continue to tweak the blend as we are continually searching for better ingredients, and improvements to our processes.

Customer Reviews

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The Premium Incense Mix Box - Incense sticks

Kristi Lewis
Incense good, holder not so much

In getting the end of the stick out of the moon holder, the holder broke into pieces.

Sandalwood Ensemble | 檀香合奏

A sandalwood blend incense that is better than sandalwood itself. The distinct woodiness of the sandalwood scent is rounded with a sweet gentleness which perfectly complements it and harmonizes with it.


See Sandalwood Ensemble's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Sandalwood, Aloeswood, E-pearSandalwood, Aloeswood, Benzoin, Frankincense, Nanmu

Nha Trang Aloeswood | 芽庄沉香

Vietnam’s Nha Trang region is highly regarded for its superior quality aloeswood, with the Nha Trang aloeswood being the most famous of the Hui’an aloeswood family. Also known as agarwood, jinkoh in Japanese, and oud in Arabic, aloeswood is a classic scent worldwide.


See Nha Trang Aloeswood's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Nha Trang aloeswood, Nanmu powder

The Four Masters | 四合香

As its name suggests, this incense is made from the four grand masters of traditional Chinese incense – aloeswood (agarwood, jinko, or oud), sandalwood, camphor and musk (substituted with musk grass).


See The Four Master's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Sandalwood, Aloeswood, Camphor, Musk Grass, Nanmu

Palace Rituals | 宫中香

This blend is derived from one of the various palace incense recipes recorded in History of Incense《香乘》. It has a base of sandalwood and aloeswood, a rich overlay of native Chinese roots and flowers, rounded off with musk grass and unguis odoratus – the powder of a marine shell dating back to Babylonian incense recipes.


See Palace Ritual's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Sandalwood, Aloeswood, Tonka Bean, Chinese Nardostachys Root and Rhizome, Citronella, Sticky Germander, Unguis Odoratus, Camphor, Musk Grass, Nanmu

Butterfly Interpretations | 蝴蝶香

Butterfly Interpretations is one of our favorite scents of the collection. As its name might suggest, the scent is sweet and enchanting, but substantiated with depth and warmth. There is the fluttering of the butterfly wings, and the complexity of the wilderness underneath the flying wings.


See Butterefly Interpretation's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Sandalwood, Frankincense, Chinese Spikenard, Figwort Root, Rhubarb, Acronychia, Black atractylodes rhizome, Clove, Charcoal, Nanmu

A Touch of Jupi | 橘皮装点

The sandalwood and aloeswood base is accented by the jupi (also known as chenpi in Chinese), aged tangerine peel. As it ages, the crisp, acidic flavor of the tangerine peel matures into a warm citrus scent, refreshing yet nourishing at the same time.


See A Touch of Jupi's individual listing here


Main ingredients:Sandalwood, Aloeswood, Aged Tangerine Peel, Benzoin, Camphor, Nanmu

Behind-the-scenes in our studio -

The making of all natural incense sticks for the Kin Premium Collection

The Kin Premium Incense Collection

A Collection of Handmade, All Natural Incense

The Kin Premium Incense collection is a collection of premium incense exclusively hand-made in small scale studios. Part of the collection is from our own studio, the remainder is hand-selected from experienced Chinese artisans that we know and trust.

Like all of our products, the Premium Incense collection is rooted in thousands of years of traditional Chinese incense culture. Part of the collection closely follows traditional recipes from the archetypal Chinese incense book History of Incense《香乘》, written almost 500 years ago in the Yuan dynasty; these we call the Re-interpreted blends. Part of the collection are our own creations, using ingredients and blends with modern, non-Chinese influences – these we call the Imagined blends. There is also a focus on precious single scents like aloeswood (otherwise known as agarwood, oud or jinkoh) – these we call the Classic single scents.  

The Perfect Accompaniment for Daily Rituals

The Kin Premium Incense collection contains no artificial ingredients or enhancements. They are made from all natural, hand-selected ingredients, chosen because they were the absolute best we could find at reasonable prices.

The binding powder used is Indonesian nanmu powder, a wood-based binder popular in Chinese incense, and where the Japanese makko or tabu no ki powder derives from.

All of the Kin Premium Incense are carefully enclosed in Wutong wood boxes painted with traditional Chinese red ink. Wutong is a type of wood popular for storing incense in East Asia, due to its superior anti-mold and anti-moisture properties.

Indulge in a stick of natural incense, gift yourself a moment of calm.

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