To Covet: Jewelry for Your Teacup

26 Oct

To Covet: Jewelry for Your Teacup

Though I have enough trouble justifying”fancy” tea over $6 per box, I can’t help but covet this ethereal tea strainer. Turning a regular thing into something amazing is what good design is all about, right?

Ted Muehling

Tea Strainer – $300

Yes, it’s $300(!) , but it is made of sterling silverafter all. The butler to polish it once every cuppa comes individually.

Barbara Barry went tea-accessory shopping together with the New York Times (did you understand the designer recently collaborated with tea firm T to make her own custom blend?) And picked this piece as part of choice. Check out the remainder of her selections here.

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