The Blue Ocean Tea Canister is a one of a kind Natsume. This type of tea canister or Cha-Ire is used for Usu-cha or thin tea. This special tea ware piece is made from the Red Date (Jujube) tree.
Like all the Matcha Tea Ware and Implements featured in the HealthyTOKYO Matcha Collection, all Cha-Ire are proudly Made in Japan for an authentic matcha experience.
Cha-Ire or tea canisters are classified by three qualities:
- Place of origin
- The artist
- The style or coating
The Blue Ocean Tea Canister is crafted in Ishikawa prefecture. It was hand decorated by Shunpei Kadoide with real gold inlay. This Natsume is coated in a Yamanaka lacquer, which is unique to Ishikawa prefecture.
The Blue Ocean Tea Canister depicts the beauty of the ocean, designed in a traditional Japanese style. Opalescent flecks of blue, dot the Blue Ocean Tea Canister, adding another layer of charm.
This designer tea canister makes a beautiful gift for any matcha enthusiast.