Iwachu, located in Morioka, is known for making skillfully crafted iron ware. This tetsubin, or cast iron pot, is a perfect marriage of classic form and function and modern deign and simplicity. The two-tone finish is achieved by first applying a gold coat, followed by a black coat which is then carefully brushed to reveal the underlying color. Unlike traditional tetsubin, this pot has an enamel coat inside, making it easy to clean and not susceptible to rust. Because of this coating, it is ideal for steeping a multitude of teas without the potential of seasoning the metal. This pot can hold 22oz. of tea but it is not recommended to heat it over an open flame, as it can crack the enamel coating. Each pot has a large mesh strainer that can be left in or removed, depending on your preferred steeping style.
*The wooden tray is not included, but can be purchased separately*
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Everything you need to make A+ matcha at home. This kit comes with a beautiful deep green ceramic chawan (tea bowl), chasen (whisk) and chashaku (scoop). You can either get just the set or include some of our Ceremonial Grade Matcha at a discount. Each of these items separately add up, so get them together to save on everything!
It comes all packed safely in a compact box and basic instructions are included if you need a little guidance. *The wooden tray is not included*
I take this everywhere! Easy to use and so handy, this is my go-to when I'm on the go. The double-walled borosilicate glass sides keep in heat so the outside stays cool, and the bamboo tops screw on snugly to keep it from spilling. It comes with a neoprene sleeve for a little cushion and both the top and bottom unscrew for easy cleaning and versatility
You can make tea three ways with this set:
Holds roughly 12 oz.
Be sure to heat the glass first before pouring freshly boiling water in to prevent the glass from cracking. Hand wash only.
Simple glass pitcher. Comes in two sizes and is ideal for when your pot is larger than your cups. It's also called a "fair cup" because everyone gets the same steep time when it's poured into a common vessel and then into cups.
Can be used with or without the strainer. Strainer comes with a stainless steel holder.