For those who like their tea drinking to have a minimal impact on their hoarding tendencies, this is the strainer that checks all the boxes. No need for a pot, no need for different clays, no need for a various sized vessels. This stainless steel mesh is fine enough to hold even small cut leaves and has a lid wide enough to fit nearly any cup or mug. The strainer sits deep and allows maximum space for the tea to move around freely, increasing the quality of your steep. Plus, it will fit into many teapots if you're looking for an easy way to keep the leaves under control. It's easily washable so you can re-use it for any of your teas without imparting flavors from the previous cup.
If you're looking for an all-around simple way to make tea at a beginner-level, or if you just want to downsize, this is a great tool to have.