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Jinshu Flat Teapot with Filter of New Structure (Japan Tokoname Teapot)

Jinshu Flat Teapot with Filter of New Structure (Japan Tokoname Teapot)

JINSHU Gokuhira Flat Teapot with Filter of New Structure introduced! Previous model was capacity approx. 100 ml.New filter make it possible to realize 120ml flat teapot. <Story of New Model> Every time Jinshu (Ito Seiji) brewed a cup of tea with his own-made teapot , he observed the comfortability of use and the optimal capacity. Those elements are reflected in the new model. Jinshu took on this challenge over a long period of time and repeatedly  improve the product even in the face of difficulties. Please try the new model that Jinju has created based on his actual experience of continuous...

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Label for Exporting Japanese Green Tea in Old Time

Label for Exporting Japanese Green Tea in Old Time

The labels have artistic value. It is now revived as posters.  These labels  were affixed to the box when Japan exported green tea to the world in old time.It looks great when framed and displayed on the wall. If you would like to obtain the posters, please contact us at info@shihateacomfort.com We will obtain the posters from the companies concerned and send them to you with right & safe packing. 43cm*42cm / 30 pcs(kinds) Note: It is printed in rather thin paper. 16500JPY (Shipping included for North America, and some courtiers) We need to your post code to check shipping fee.

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Japanese Green Tea & Hardness of Water

Japanese Green Tea & Hardness of Water

As you may know, Umami is the one of most important factor in Japanese green tea for its quality.  When brewing Japanese green tea, we control temperature of water to get best balance of umami(amino acid) and catechin(astringency/bitterness) and caffeine(bitterness).  (Higher temperature (> 80℃ / 176 °F) get more astringency and bitterness in liquid) How about water to brew Japanese green tea?What kind water can bring umami taste well in the tea liquid? Here is the interesting report about Japanese Green Tea & hardness of water - Research report by Mr. Omori Masashi 's group (Mr. Omori  is known as Doctor of Tea in...

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Teapot-Making Techniques as "Intangible Cultural Properties" of Japan

Teapot-Making Techniques as  "Intangible Cultural Properties" of Japan

Intangible Cultural Properties Tokoname teapot masters' Teapot-Making Techniques are protected as "Intangible Cultural Properties" by Government There are 6 masters whose teapot-making techniques have been designated as Intangible Cultural Properties by Tokoname city of Japan, under the law for the Protection of Cultural Properties. Those masters are listed as below. ▶ Technique: Handmade-Teapot ( Kyusu ) by Potter's Wheel  Konishi Yohei (Yohei) Shimizu Genji (Hokujo)  Koie Hiroshi  (Reiko)   Mizuno Seisen (Seisen) Sawada Shoson Ⅱ (Shoson) Reference: Japan Cultural Heritage Online ▶ Technique: Hand Carving Decoration  Yoshikawa Fusao (Kodo)        Important Intangible Cultural Properties (Living National Treasure) The national government designates especially significant Intangible Cultural Properties as "Important...

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3 ways of Holding Handle & Lid - Japanese Teapot

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3 ways of Holding Handle & Lid - Japanese Teapot

Japanese Teapot  3 ways of Holding Handle & Lid  (SHIHA TEAPOT Website) https://shihateacomfort.com/howtohold  

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