Celebrate Iced Tea & New Arrivals! 🍵🌞

In the month celebrating iced tea, it’s time to accessorize and there’s no better place to look than our new arrivals for some of our newest teawares suitable for your iced tea needs this summer. Take our newest teawares on the go, in your backyard, or to the beach while staying in style!     The …

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Star Wars Teaware

After months of waiting, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally going to be released onto DVD! Many of their fans can now own a piece of the most recent movie in the well-loved Star Wars trilogy. To celebrate the release of The Force Awakens, English Tea Store is proud to present a range of …

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My Yixing Teapots

I love my Yixing teapots. Mind you, I only have a few (seven at last count). These teapots don't come cheap, and I live on a modest budget. Yet for many types of tea, there is simply nothing better than Yixing brewing. The hot, seasoned clay can produces a rich flavor that I've not been …

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Buying a Tea Set

When people hear that I am "into" tea and teaware, they tend to also assume that I collect traditional British style teapots and teasets. The truth, however, is somewhat disappointing, as my taste in teaware is decidedly functional, so most of my brewing and drinking vessels are Chinese-style cups and teapots that I've collected over …

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The Joys of White Teapots

Did you know that in ancient times white in dreams was symbolic of happiness in the home? In today's culture we often consider white as a symbol of purity.  For the homemaker, white is an indispensable tool for creating beautiful tablescapes and I don't think you can go wrong with a white teapot in your …

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Cleaning Teaware

A couple weeks ago I wrote about Tea Taste Killers, things that can seriously affect the flavor of your tea. In the post, I named badly cleaned teaware as a possible source of scent and flavor contamination. Here are a few tips for keeping your teaware clean and scent-free so that it brews you a …

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Trying New Teawares — Glass Teapots

Trying new teawares can enliven your tea experience. For example, you can add a visual element to your tea steeping with a glass teapot. These delicate vessels are perfect for the unusual and entertaining experience of watching a flowering tea unfold. They are also great for steeping some of your finer teas where the color …

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Teapot Museums

By William I. Lengeman III Nowadays there are any number of ways to prepare a cup of tea. But one of the most time-honored and popular methods is that old standby – hot water, tea and a teapot. Many teapots are simple devices, but many others are impressive works of art in their own right. …

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Minimalist Teaware

by Adam Yusko So many people love teapots because they seem to add a certain character to the brewing ritual, and fit the stereotypical image of making and serving tea. But in all honesty teapots and other accessories are simply more things to clean and worry about breaking, not to mention their sheer bulk. Personally, …

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