Tiny Saltboxes

The Baltimore Saltbox has been reimagined for your kitchen counter by a number of local artists, each with their own take on the simple, but classic design. Choose from plastic, wooden, hinged lid, removable lid, and even one featuring everyone’s favorite salt girl. 

Stack of Saltbox CellarsMini Baltimore Salt Box – Plastic, Removeable Lid

Juliet Ames, the genius originator of the decorated saltbox, sells these tiny plastic saltboxes on her site, The Broken Plate. Follow her on Instagram at @thebrokenplate_jules for the latest, greatest new art boxes, saltbox merch, and kickass art and jewelry for all seasons.

 

Wooden Saltbox Set with Pins, Magnets, and Zine

Saltbox set with book and pinsJ. Bartholomew has been making Baltimore Saltbox-themed items as gifts for friends for years – saltbox cellars, pins, magnets, and even a zine with saltbox poetry. Two different sets – one traditional with “Salt Box” filled in or a DIY version for you to add your own art – are now available online or in person at Atomic Books at 3620 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211.

 

Baltimore Salt Box kitchen salt cellar (salt pig) – Plastic with hinged lid

Plastic Saltbox With Hinge

This is a miniature version of the iconic Baltimore salt boxes with a functioning hinged lid. While the original holds road salt for icy sidewalks and roads, this one is meant to live in your kitchen and hold your favorite table or finishing salt! The lid on this salt cellar is easily opened and closed with one hand. It is approximately 2.25″ on all sides and is 3D printed with hand-painted lettering. Available for pick up in Mt. Vernon, Baltimore. Connect with Julian on Facebook Marketplace. Price: $18.

A replica Baltimore Salt Box with working hinge measuring 3.5″ high, 4″ wide, 2.6″ deep. “Salt Box” label is 3d printed as well, integrated flat into the surface. Hinges and pallet planks are screwed in from the bottom using M2 hex screws. This is decorative as 3D printed filaments are not evaluated for food safety, but can be used to store salt packets or other non-exposed food items. Available from SmallArcadeStuff on Etsy.

A replica Baltimore Salt Box with working hinge measuring 3.5″ high, 4″ wide, 2.6″ deep. “Girl with Umbrella” graphic is 3d printed as well, integrated flat into the surface. Hinges and pallet planks are screwed in from the bottom using M2 hex screws. This is decorative as 3D printed filaments are not evaluated for food safety, but can be used to store salt packets or other non-exposed food items. Available from SmallArcadeStuff on Etsy.