frequently asked questions
Questions we would like to answer:
Yes, it is proof and we didn’t have any issues.
However, if possible please wash it by hand.
Even if it is stone, please be careful with the cups. Despite the materials, the cups can be fragile.
If the objects have a crack, please reach out at [email protected]
Simiaen stoneware is being produced in Südburgenland, Austria by Stein Schwarz.
Simiaen lichen tea is being produced in Vienna, Austria – in beautiful collaboration with Saint Charles Apothecary.
Simiaen emerged from the docu-fictional project Unseen Edible, in which Julia Schwarz imagines a world where lichen are prevalent and commonly consumed. Lichen are a composite organism of algae and fungi and they offer a great deal of nutritional value. They are rich in Vitamin D, B12, Mg, Fe & Iod.
Lichen are categorized novel food and not yet approved for the conventional food market. However, in the pharmaceutical industry they are registered and commonly used. You may also know Icelandic Moss from your lozenges for a sore throught