ISSUE 49  |  Contemporary Elegance

Holiday Gifts for the Tea Lover

December 08, 2009 6:00 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Despite a lengthy absence from the UK, I love nothing more than a cup of tea in the afternoon. Here are some holiday gifts for reenacting the ritual. 

Above: Handknitted Tea Cozy by Ruth Cross; made of naturally dyed Scottish lambswool; available in black or berry; $35 at Hygge & West.


Above: Tea Glass Set; $52 for a set of six heat-resistant glasses from Abitare. N.B. Remodelista readers receive a 15 percent discount on the glasses during the month of December. Email directly ( or call (718-797-3555) and mention Remodelista.

Above: Glass Teapot made from borosilicate glass; $54 at Design Within Reach.

Above: Handmade Copper Tea Strainer, designed by Kyoto-based artist Yoshio Tsujii, who specializes in wire netting craft (a skill he learned from his father); $56 at Canoe.