10 Best Japanese Tea Sets
The Isino Tetsubin is decorated with traditional auspicious patterns that represent the desire for success, prosperity, and a promising future. Its slender handle is wrapped in hemp rope, so you can pick it up from the stovetop without burning your hands.
Sleek and minimalist, the Zens Ceramic has an elegant rounded body with a wide natural bentwood handle that’s comfortable to grasp. The stainless steel infuser has a small tab on the side, making it easy to remove and empty when you’re finished.
Ebros Gift Maneki Neko
Invite good fortune into your life with the Ebros Gift Maneki Neko , which is bedecked with adorable lucky cats and their paw prints. It comes in black, blue, and white, so you can choose the color that best matches your kitchen decor.
M.V. Trading New Star International
The M.V. Trading New Star International comes with everything a pair of tea lovers could ask for, short of hot water and, of course, some leaves. The pot features a removable filter for loose leaf blends, and it includes a trivet for protecting tabletops.
The OMyTea Vintage is a tiny travel-friendly option that comes with a bamboo serving tray and a zippered storage bag. The pot can hold just enough tea to pour 1.5 ounces into each cup, which is a small portion, indeed, but it’s all about the experience.
Unlike ceramic and porcelain models, the Kendal 6-Piece can actually be used to heat up water on the stovetop or over a flame. Both the pot and the cups are cast with a textured nailhead design, which symbolizes strength and beauty.
Sun Art Tea For One
While not an official Hello Kitty set, the Sun Art Tea For One will certainly be appreciated by people who like that character and love tea. The cup features a charmingly sly feline face and sits atop the pot when not in use.
Happy Sales Calligraphy
The Happy Sales Calligraphy is adorned with elegant kanji characters atop its bright red background. The teapot has a stay-cool bamboo handle that protects your hand during pouring, and you can also buy a matching sake set and soup bowls to complete your collection.
Happy Sales Cast Iron
The Happy Sales Cast Iron sports a dragon design, one of the most common and celebrated motifs in Japanese culture. The teapot is hand finished, so this set will be appreciated as much for its authenticity as for its functionality.
Seb's Kitchen Handcrafted
The Seb’s Kitchen Handcrafted has a lovely cherry blossom pattern that calls to mind a peaceful springtime afternoon spent in a Japanese garden. It comes with five cups, and is packed in a nice box that’s perfect for gift-giving.