Tea ware is an essential part of the tea experience, and we have dedicated time and effort to source the most exquisite and highly functional accessories for tea preparation.
Our current selection of tea wares and tea accessories represents a variety of cultures and aesthetics, each one unique and aiming to perfect their techniques:
Persian New Yorker Jaleh Fazel makes beautiful ceramics: matcha bowls, tea cups and tea pots in a mix of clays and colors of her own mix creations. Each piece lends a story on how it was wheeled and then fired, sometimes in the Finish wood kilns.
Stephanie Thaedo from Stephanie Charlene creates our multipurpose tea bowls, inspired by her growing-up in her family French estate, her pieces are both modern and timeless. Thrown and fired upstate New York in the town of Andes.
Hailing from the old world, Petr Novak, Miroslava Randova, Jiri Duschek and Ondrej Sedlak from Czek Republic and Andrzej Bero from Poland are always updating their inventory of unique artist-made tea accessories for our store.
From Taiwan we bring classic pieces from Lin's Ceramic Studio, legendary tea kettles, burners and teapots that are known for their quality and design. Look for a selection of their trade-mark Purion clay kettles and tea pots.
Peter Kuo, an artist and potter from Yingge, Taiwan, creates wood-fired teapots with wood handles and beautiful ceremony bowls.
A new addition to our artist selection is the work of American potter Emilio del Pozo, who lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan.
From Austria, potter Eva Mayer sends us raku glazed matcha bowls (chawan) made in the traditional way with white and black finish, Selma Etateri works out of Graz, and produces beautiful and magically light-weight porcelain cups and bowls.
Ben Suga, working out of Woodstock, New York produces for us tea bowls in different glazes and techniques.
From Japan we carry Kotodo canisters wrapped in washi paper, a staple from japanese culture, we chose four designs all in 200 grams size.
The Chikumeido family make matcha whisks and scoops that are made from sustainably managed woods in a the same way for many generations, and are a standard of Japanese craft. Sabun-san is the 24th generation of Chikumeido chasen-makers, appointed by the Emperor more than 400 years ago.
Yumiko Iioshi makes hand-thrown porcelain kyusu and white porcelain cups specially designed for enjoying Japanese teas.
British designer Tom Dixon has produced a small piece for the tea experience, Etch the Clipper is a philigrane-like tea infuser that looks like fine jewelry.
We also have a curated selection of the famously known Yixing clay teapots, also called Purple Sand that are made from Yixing clay. This traditional style commonly used to brew tea originated in China, dating back to the 15th century, and are made from clay produced near Yixing in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu.
Visit our online shop for a functional selection of contemporary tea glassware from Germany, China and Japan