Ginger Jars | Julie Blanner


Ginger Jars, often known as Temple Jars, are a flexible and timeless ornamental accent. They’ve developed from their sensible use (storing spices) into a reasonably and colourful staple for dwelling adorning.

These ceramic beauties are available swish shapes and varied sizes. They’re topped with a superb lid, and add immediate appeal to any house in your house.

These timeless items have change into favorites amongst an array of adorning types: Conventional, Chinoiserie, Coastal, and Southern.

A white coffee table in a living room.

We’ve been utilizing these jars in our dwelling for a few years. I like the curvy, swish strains and the various heights, colours and types.

They’re a timeless addition to your adorning, and it looks as if the appropriate time to indicate you all of the enjoyable methods you need to use them!

They make an exquisite accent virtually anyplace! Group them collectively or show them alone, they add easy class to any room in your house.

A christmas tree with ornaments on a table in front of a window.

The place to Use Ginger Jars

These jars are an exquisite addition to your espresso desk decor, bookshelf decor, an finish desk, giant chest or bedside desk, dresser, buffet, eating desk, kitchen island, entry desk or console and extra!

A white kitchen with a white island and brass lanterns.

Group a group of varied sizes and styles in the identical coloration or in several patterns to make an impression. I wish to group them in pairs or trios of varied sizes – small, medium and enormous, making a triangle.

A mirror on a dresser.

This works properly on one aspect of a desk or within the middle of a eating desk or espresso desk as a substitute for a floral centerpiece.

A white living room with a wicker chair and table.

Place two of the identical dimension at totally different ends of a buffet, console desk or dresser for symmetry to anchor and add an exquisite flower association or tray between.

A blue bowl filled with ornaments on a table.

Alternatively, you possibly can place on totally different bookshelves, reverse of each other so as to add curiosity.

Layer your jars on a tray for slightly top and texture.

Add a small jar on prime of a stack of books to accent.

A living room with white shelves and baskets.

Use a group at varied heights and widths, including stems or branches to a couple of them to make an announcement.

A kitchen with white cabinets and a white sink.

They work properly on nightstands and on dressers in bedrooms, too.

A girl's bedroom with bunk beds and a dresser.


  • I like so as to add recent or fake flowers to our jars. They make fantastic shows for our kitchen island, bar, espresso desk and extra.
  • Tie a bow across the neck to immediately give it a seasonal Christmas look!
  • Ginger jars are nice for centerpieces, as properly. Simply be cognizant of the peak, so that you don’t impede the view (and dialog) of your dinner visitors.
A white vase on a table.

Often Requested Questions

What’s the goal of a ginger jar?

Initially, these jars had been created ( as a part of the Qin Dynasty) to retailer helpful spices like salt, and naturally, ginger. When ginger turned an vital import to Western international locations, these jars turned referred to as ginger jars.

What’s the distinction between a ginger jar and temple jar?

The distinction is slight, so the time period is usually used interchangeably. Temple jars usually have extra of a spherical lid, with a small ornamental protrusion on prime. Conventional ginger jars usually have a flat prime.

Are ginger jars all the time blue?

Though ginger jars had been initially created in basic shades of blue and white, at present’s ginger jars can be found within the full spectrum of colours. There’s one thing for each coloration scheme and elegance of adorning!

A living room with white furniture and a blue vase.

My Favourite Ginger Jars

A white living room with a gold bar cart.
A white coffee table with ginger jars in a living room.
A mirror with a wreath on it.
A living room with blue couches, a coffee table, and ginger jars.
A vase of flowers on a table.

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