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No matter how you brew your tea, the method can make a world of difference in the flavor. While we always use traditional brewing methods to check the quality of our teas, we realize that there are as many ways to brew as there are tea drinkers, and encourage experimentation in developing your personal tea ritual.

  • Stagg EKG Kettle
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    Form meets function in the Stagg EKG, an advanced temperature-controlled water kettle by Fellow.

    Though minimalist in design, the Stagg EKG is one of the most capable electric kettles available. With a lightning-fast 1200 Watt heating element, wide variable temperature range of 104-212°F (40-100°C), 60-minute temperature hold, and ultra-precise pour, this...

  • Side view: Blossom Glass Teapot
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    Blossom Glass Teapot

    $8.00 - $36.00

    A charming glass teapot of heat-proof borosilicate glass. A larger size provides plenty of room for blossoming teas to expand. Also comes with a glass infuser to showcase your favorite loose leaf tea. The infuser's fine slits allow the tea to steep while keeping even...

  • Competition Brewing Set
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    This simple brewing set is the preferred brewing method for tea competitions. For everyday use, the brewing cup works much like a gaiwan. The handle keeps fingers cool, and the lid strains the leaves as the liquid is poured through the notch in the side....

  • Glass Infuser Cup
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    Glass Infuser Cup

    $8.00 - $22.00

    The glass infuser cup's ability to brew tea far exceeds its rather simple demeanor.

    The lid helps maintain brew temperature, but also serves as a trivet for the infuser between brews. And  a laser-cut infuser keeps all sorts of teas tidy - from large leaf...

  • Large and Small: Double Walled Glass Thermos
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    Double Walled Glass Thermos

    $28.00 - $38.00

    A sleek, double walled thermos with removable strainer and insulating sleeve.

    The double walled glass provides excellent heat retention to keep your tea warm and your hands cool. Brewing is made easy by placing loose leaves in the contained basket, which can be removed to avoid...

  • Jingdezhen Gaiwan, Spring
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    Jingdezhen Gaiwan, Spring

    $8.00 - $35.00

    One of two paper porcelain gaiwans we commissioned from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province. Hand-crafted of thin high-fired porcelain.

    A sibling to the wider bodied Summer gaiwan, the Spring version is tall, with slightly more angular lines. The silhouette is very traditional, with a very gradual outward...

  • Jingdezhen Gaiwan, Summer
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    Jingdezhen Gaiwan, Summer

    $8.00 - $35.00

    We commissioned craftsman in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, to hand-craft these gaiwans for us.

    Our requirements were simple but specific: we wanted the gaiwans made from thin high fired porcelain - so thin, in fact, that they would appear translucent if held up against light. Their...

  • Modern Glass Server
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    A sleek, minimal glass pitcher designed with gong fu cha in mind. The large capacity makes this server ideal for combining infusions or serving groups, while the precisely pointed spout offers a pour without dribbles. Crafted of thick borosilicate glass that is twice the weight...

  • Yixing Tasting Cup
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    These are our shop cups, used for all the tastings that we conduct day in and day out. They're pretty basic: crafted of yixing clay, then given a pure white glaze on the inside. For use with your own gong fu cha preparation.

  • Japanese Biodegradable Tea Bags
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    Perfect for tea on-the-go. Spacious enough for even the largest leaf oolongs to fully expand. Also great for making iced tea in a pitcher. The tea bags are made of 100% bemliese, a low lint cellulose fiber which will not impart any odor or impurities...

  • Tea Strainer
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    Tea Strainer


    Our strainers are designed to sit on a tea server, filtering out tiny bits of tea leaves from brewed tea poured from a teapot or gaiwan.

    The basic stainless strainer is funnel shaped and ends in a fine wire mesh. The edges are scalloped (not...

  • Ru Kiln Gaiwan: Series 1
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    Strikingly modern in its aesthetic, this gaiwan is inspired by the Imperial Ru Kilns of China's Song Dynasty. Crafted by nationally acclaimed Taiwanese master ceramicist Xu De Jia, this piece features the artist's signature blue-green glaze on a white clay body. Our Ru Kiln Gaiwan retains heat better...

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