Teas of the World: Holiday Blends

The holiday season is upon us and so are those holiday tea blends, made from teas grown around the world. Some are available only during these few weeks while others are carried year round. A few of those special ones are presented here. First, a short note about tea “blends.” The term “blend” is used …

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Dehua Wares in the British Museum!

Time to explore some more great teawares on display in the British Museum in London. This round focuses on Dehua wares. Very stylish! Dehua wares are porcelain wares characterised by their pure whiteness, and are so named because they were produced in Dehua county in the Fujian province of China. Their production began around 1600, …

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