Benefits Of Japanese Tea Sets

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Japanese Tea Sets are one of the prized heirloom pieces in Asia because of their lasting quality, and timeless, usually rare, designs being one of Asia's oldest and finest handicrafts. Using them for serving Japanese green tea or black tea is not just best left as an Asian tradition, as each of them is, basically, made to bring out the best flavor and aroma of high-grade or low-grade Japanese tea, which is key to giving yourself and your guests the finest tea-drinking experience.

So whether you are looking to have at least one (1) set of Japanese tea set for social entertaining, or shop them for gifts, these tips on how to shop Japanese tea sets are meant to serve as your guide as to what to look for or remember in buying a Japanese tea set.

Quickly Streamline Your Selection According to the Number of Bowls in a Set

Japanese tea sets, typically, come as a set of three (3) or five (5), which include a tea
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Tea bowls with taller than wide shape and thick walls are, generally, preferred for everyday use and casual tea drinking as they are more easy to hold than the other tea bowl styles, especially that the most popular varieties for everyday tea drinking in Japan, like the Bancha and Hojicha, are served hot. Half-circle-shaped or bell-shaped tea bowls that are small in size and matched with tea pots with a straight handle on one side, on the other hand, are a classic choice for the aromatic and high-grade teas, like the Sencha and Matcha, as their wide rim helps the latter's aroma to escape and linger easily, while those that sport a bigger size are usually chosen for the low-grade Japanese tea
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