Category Archives: Teawares

The Beauty of Sniffing or Aroma Cups

A welcome addition to your own personal tea adventure. An important part of any true gongfu tea ceremony is the sniffing cup (also called the “tall cup” and aroma cup). While there is some question on whether there is any … Continue reading

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More About Chawans and Cup Handles

This blog is meant to be informative, and sometimes it is also my personal musings. My recent article about chawans, teacups, and mugs was a bit of both. And it stirred up some interest and controversy, both of which are … Continue reading

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How to Choose Your Tea Vessel – Chawans vs. Teacups vs. Mugs

How do you choose the proper vessel for sipping that fine, perfectly infused tea? Well, it’s easy, and I’ll show you why it matters. Some teacups seem to go naturally with certain types of tea. Green teas and oolongs seems … Continue reading

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