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April 23, 2013

  • Teapot Styles — Bone China Beauties

    The popularity of tea through the ages has spurred the development of new materials, plus new techniques for working with them, to create perfect steeping and pouring teapots. Bone china is one such material — a result of experimentation and lots of sweat and ingenuity. First, let me answer that oft asked question: Yes, there… Continue reading

  • Tapping for Tea

    I have to admit that the practice of finger tapping when tea is being poured is something of a mystery to me. Which probably makes sense since as far as I’m aware it’s a practice that’s primarily confined to certain Asian countries and most notably China. But when I ran across an article recently at… Continue reading

  • Love at First Taste

    We have all heard of love at first sight, but what about love at first taste? Whether or not you believe in love at first sight, love at first taste is an entirely different kettle of fish…or pot of tea, as it were. Have you sipped a tea for the first time and been completely… Continue reading

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