Enjoying the Japanese tea ceremony involves, the management and appreciation of the implements utilised. There are many varying kinds of utensils employed depending upon particular a school's preferences and types of tea being made. Moreover utensils may be changed depending upon the season or guests attending the ceremony. These factors make appreciating the uniqueness and beauty of such utensils interesting and enjoyable.
Tea ceremony has two main categories: Matcha and Sencha.
Different utensils are called for because these two categories use different types of tea leaves.
We have found, tea utensils for Sencha, available in our shop, are especially popular amongst our customers from China,Taiwan and Hong Kong.
In these countries, drinking tea is common and enjoyed in daily life as it is in Japan.