Tea, Tea Accessories

Handle This

What makes a good tea cup? In my opinion it’s all about the handle. If you can comfortably lift a scalding-hot cup of tea with no fear of spilling, we have a winner.

This little beauty from the Allyn Nelson Collection in England is one of my favorites.

I agree with Kevin Gascoyne who co-owns Camellia Sinensis, a teahouse, boutique, and tea school in Montreal, Québec. The vessels used in his tea shop are chosen depending on the tea the customer has ordered. “Teaware enhances the moment of sitting down to drink tea…” he says.

Teaware enhances the moment of sitting down to drink tea, so the nicest teaware you can offer is always going to improve that moment,” – Kevin Gascogne

Read more about the importance of the tea cup in this article written by Jessica Natale Woollard – The Anatomy of a Teacup

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