Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Unusual Oriental Jar

At least that was the name on the tag that was on this jar. While browsing the local treasure mart, I found this guy in one of the booths surrounded by “unusual sake sets.”

The jar is about 4 inches tall and a little over 2 inches in diameter. I think I’m going to see if I can use this “jar” as a cup instead. I am going to try to find a strainer that will fit inside the cup, so I can put the strainer in, add the leaves and water, place the lid on while steeping, and when the tea is ready I can remove the lid and the strainer full of leaves and drink my tea out of an awesome tea cup.

What do you think?

6 comments:

mandybee said...

I love it! How pretty. :)

Brittiny said...

Thank you, thank you! :)

teasphere said...

Very cool! You could always use an unbleached filter pouch. They are single use (multiple steeps) but come in packs of 60-100 inexpensively and are tall. Or just use less leaf and let the leaves brew right in it and fall to the bottom.

Brittiny said...

Oh yes... good advice, teasphere!

Steph said...

Yes, it is very lovely!

Pat Canella said...

Oh very nice! Seems like a steal to me, and great craftsmanship. Do you have any other teaware like that?

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