Tea lovers can be tough to shop for because there are only a few things that go into enjoying a cup of tea. But having the perfect tea accessory and the perfect tea leaves can make all the difference. Here are some of the best tea gifts you can get to make drinking tea less of a daily activity and more of an art form.
Packed with fascinating information about tea, this infographic tea towel would make an interesting addition to a tea drinker’s kitchen, and give them something to read while they enjoy their afternoon brew.
This is a Japanese-style teapot that is hand-molded from cast iron. This is a way to bring some old school qualities to your tea experience. It includes the necessary accessories to properly brew a pot of tea, and the cast iron construction means it stays hot longer.
With most tea kettles you can’t see the magic happen because they’re opaque. This kettle let’s you peak behind the curtain and watch ordinary water turn into tea through the steeping process. It can be helpful if you know how strong you like your tea because you can remove the steeper when the tea reaches the proper color.
The tea lover in your life will always need a fresh supply of tea, and what better way to go than an assortment of high quality teas for their perusal. This is a good gift if you’re not quite sure of the type of tea they enjoy, and you feel that asking them would be too obvious and give away the fact that you’re buying them a tea-related gift.
Go all out with this tea tower! Of course it comes with some English tea, but it also includes a tea set for one, honey, crackers, cookies, and more. It has everything one needs to have a most enjoyable tea time, and the suede hatbox it comes with can become a keepsake.
Not all tea gifts need to be elaborate, and if you’ve noticed that they don’t have a pair of tongs, this makes a very thoughtful gift. These tongs are great for grabbing the tea bag and squeezing the last bit of tea goodness from it, without burning your fingers.
This little guy maxes and relaxes in your teacup, allowing the tea to come out but keeping the tea leaves safely inside. He’s too cute, and not to be confused with Mr. T, who likely wouldn’t be so accommodating. Just fill him up with tea leaves, close it up, and rest it on the lip of your cup, His arms grab onto the rim and he stays in place.
This tea kit is trying to capture the experience of walking the streets of India and sampling the teas they have there. It’s been assembled in a way that presents fair trade teas from different locales right in one well-labeled box. With a dozen teas to try they’re sure to like at least a handful of them.
Making sure you’ve got the right measurements is key to the perfect cup of tea. If you add too much or too little you’ll end up with a tea that is too strong or too weak. This digital measuring spoon will make sure you get it just right without any guesswork.
No tea station is complete without a reliable water heater, and this model does a great job of getting the water boiling fast, and then keeping it at just the right temperature for as long as you’d like. It’s always nice to have the water ready when it’s time for another cup.
This coffee table book about teas is sure to be well-received from the tea lover in your life. It breaks down the different styles of teas, and provides additional interesting details that a tea connoisseur or would-be enthusiast will happily soak up.
Here’s a dinosaur themed tea infuser that gives T-Rex a new meaning. You load up this dino with your favorite blend of tea, close him up, and in he goes. He’ll make sure your tea comes out just right by allowing the tea to seep out but keeping the leaves contained inside.
This tea towel is nice to keep around because it has plenty of information and tips on tea. It’s always nice to have a towel handy when preparing tea, and that makes this a great and useful gift for someone that has all of their other tea needs met.
Tumblers are the way to go when you’re on the go, and this one in particular displays a cherry tree branch with cherry blossoms in bloom. This conjures up images of enjoying a green tea in Japan under the cherry blossoms at a viewing party. There are also additional styles available.
What’s more traditional than tea and crumpets? This sampler package allows you to have a proper tea time, just add your favorite tea. Try out different styles and flavors of crumpets to see which ones you like best.
If you know they have a quirky personality and are fanatic about tea, this tea pot hat is the way to go. It’s knitted into the shape of a teapot and if that wasn’t indication enough that a tea-lover is wearing it, it has the word tea knitted right into it. It’s cute but don’t be surprised if they only wear it in the privacy of home.
This mug has it all figured out. It’s been said that you shouldn’t get a tea drinker a mug, because they already have one. But they probably don’t have a mug like this, so your gift can usurp what they already have. It steeps right into itself, so it cuts down on the amount of transferring necessary.
The play on words with this infuser is just too great. He’s fully equipped for deep sea diving, but his job is to turn that cup of water into a steaming cup of tea. Load him up with your favorite tea and watch him dive. Pull him out of the water when it’s time and give him some fresh air.
These wooden tea boxes are all hand-made, and they’re sure to be a big hit for those that love their tea. Tea boxes are a great way to store packets of tea, and every tea lover secretly wishes they had one if they don’t already.
This little monkey just loves to hang around, and his arms will grab the side of the tea cup, allowing the tea in his belly to enter the cup, but making him easy to retrieve when the steeping process is complete. Who says the tea making process has evolved?
When they add sugar to their tea they’re sure to think of you with these sugar cube hearts. It really makes you a part of their daily tea ritual, and they’re easy to make. Add a spoonful of love to their tea experience.
Keep their cup of tea warmer longer with this crochet cozy. It wraps around their mug and helps insulate the tea inside from the room temperature air. It also feels better to hold and protects their hands from a mug that’s too hot.
This tea set is made out of pumpkins, and is a very seasonal gift that they are sure to love. She even includes a recipe for a pumpkin chai latte, which she says is pretty much the best thing you can serve in this set.
Here’s a beautiful painted watercolor mug that is sure to be the new favorite for any tea lover. The really cool part of this project is that no two mugs will come out the same, so you are adding your own personal touch to it.
These tea bags are extra special because each one has a heart on the tag. This is a special way to let them know that you are thinking about them and want them to have a most enjoyable tea time, no matter where you might be.
Make this tea shelf for the tea lover in your life and they’ll have a place for all of their different tea bags, tea sets, and tea accessories. Tea is good for you, so spurring their habit along is a good idea and this tea shelf is the way to go.
Surprise mom on Mother’s Day with these customized tea tags. She’ll love that you took the extra step of making something personalized for her, and it’s sure to be a big hit if she’s a fan of all things tea.
These heart shaped tea bags are sure to be a big hit with any tea lover, and they show you exactly how to make them so they come out looking great, and like something you could give as a gift. A very special tea gift they’re sure to appreciate.