Quote Originally Posted by WeeGarden View Post
Thank you so much for all your replies.

Shattering aside, do the lids/seals themselves differ? I.e. could I buy replacement seals for cheapie kilner jars? I'm just interested to know - will do what has been suggested here and buy cheap jarred stuff!
I think they vary and perhaps don't have the same level of quality control. I have some I keep beans and pulses in which I know aren't 100% air tight as I once tried to do some rhubarb vodka in one of them (after removing the beans, obviously ) and found it leaked when I shook it up.