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5 Best Tea Set Gifts for Tea Lovers

Apr 18,2024 | TeaTsy Team

If you have a tea lover in your life, bring him a gift of tea sets and he will always remember this delightful experience. From birthdays to holidays, tea gifts offer unique and thoughtful gifts for any occasion. In this article, we will give you some exquisite tea set gift boxes and ways to select them. 

Why Tea Set Gifts Are a Great Choice

Tea set gifts are a great choice for a variety of reasons, whether you are looking for a gift for a special occasion or just a thoughtful gesture. Here are some of the main reasons why tea set gifts make great gifts:

  • Wideness: Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, and it is very appropriate to gift tea sets to people from different cultures and societies.
  • The Versatility of Design: Tea sets can be made from a variety of materials such as fine china, borosilicate glass teapot, or sturdy ceramics. By including different colors and styles of tea sets from different countries, you will not feel monotonous and insincere.
  • Cultural Exchange: For example, giving someone a gaiwan or ceramic teapot is like giving them a ticket to the tea ceremony. They can enjoy the process of making tea.
  • Cost-effective: The gift of tea sets is not only sincere, the price is also in line with public consumption. And using them regularly can make your home look more stylish. They last for a long time and are valuable for money!

5 Best Tea Set Gifts for Tea Lovers

Here are 5 tea set gifts that are perfect for any tea aficionado, ranging from traditional to contemporary designs:

"Untitled" Porcelain Gift Teaset

It is made of high-quality clay and blends the essence of traditional East Asian tea culture with a modern design style. He combines a tea tray and storage box into one, available in black and white. This tea set is suitable for green tea, white tea, oolong tea, pu-erh tea, and black tea. Ideal for the living room, study, or anywhere you want to create a quiet and elegant atmosphere.

Set Details:(Unspecifically marked are 1)

  • Teapot (simple gaiwan): 185 ml, 9.7 cm in width and height, easy to use.
  • Tea Canister: 195ml tea caddy measuring 8.0cm wide and 7.2cm high to store your favorite tea leaves.
  • Cup*2: The 45ml teacup is 5.0cm wide and 4.2cm high so you can sip and savor.
  • Tea Tray: Elegantly sip your tea on the 29.0cm long, 12.0cm wide, and 1.3cm high tea tray.
  • Wooden Case: Keep your tea set organized and protected in a stylish wooden box measuring 30.8 cm long, 13.5 cm wide, and 12.0 cm high.
"Untitled" Porcelain Gift Teaset

"Kyoto" Black Pottery Tea Set

Japanese black pottery tea set is made of natural ceramic minerals fired at high temperatures and features a removable stainless steel infuser that is sturdy durable and free of harmful chemicals. Suitable for green tea, white tea, oolong tea, and black tea. Designed for those who desire peace in their lives.

Set Details:

Package Included: 1 x Teaset, 1 x Tea Tray, 1 x Portable Case (Optional)

  • Volume: Teapot 270ml, Cups 55ml, Tea Tray 450ml
  • Teapot: 12.5cm(L) × 14.8cm(H)
  • Tea Tray: 20cm(L) × 20cm(W) × 2.8cm(H)
  • Tea Cups: 6.cm(H) × 3.6cm(Diam)

"Kyoto" Black Pottery Tea Set

"Red-crowned Crane" Ceramic Travel Tea Set

If your tea lover prefers a Chinese-style tea set, check out the "Red-crowned Crane" travel tea set with a strong Chinese flair. Handcrafted from natural clay, this portable set celebrates the elegance of the dancing crane, the Eastern symbol of good luck.

Perfect for green, white, oolong, pu-erh, and black teas. Not dishwasher or microwave-safe.

Set Details:

  • 1 x Easy Brew Teapot. Width 9.5cm, height 10.0cm
  • 4 x Tea Cup. Cup width 8.8cm, height 7.0cm
  • 1 x Protective Case.

"Red-crowned Crane" Ceramic Travel Tea Set

"Karesansui" Black Pottery Pottery Tea Set

The tea set is made from a variety of materials including fine black pottery, plastic, and synthetic leather. Its design is inspired by the Kushansui, a miniature stylized landscape created through a careful combination of rocks, water features, and mosses. Suitable for green tea, white tea, oolong tea, pu-erh tea, black tea. The set is small and easy to carry around, making it perfect for home, office, and travel.

Set Details:

  • 1 x Teapot,
  • 1 x Tea Canister,
  • 1 x Pitcher,
  • 3 x Cup,
  • 1 x Tea Tray,
  • 1 x Leather Case (Synthetic leather),
  • 1 x Tea Towel.

"Karesansui" Black Pottery Pottery Tea Set

"Breeze From Mountain Afar" Easy Brew Tea Set

This "Breeze From Mountain Afar" tea set is made of high-quality rough earthenware, glazed with a landscape design. It is Suitable for Green, White, Oolong, Pu-erh, and Black tea and is also suitable for use in the office and on the go. It is an excellent choice for gift-giving.

Set Details:

Package Included: 1 x Easy Brew Gaiwan,4 x Tea Cup

  • Teapot: Volume 200ml, Height 9cm, Diam 9cm
  • Pitcher: Volume 200ml, Height 5.8cm, Diam 8.8cm
  • Tea Cups: Volume 55ml, Height 2.8cm, Diam 5.6cm
  • Tea Caddy: Volume 220ml, Height 10cm, Diam 6.5cm

"Breeze From Mountain Afar" Easy Brew Tea Set

How to Choose the Perfect Tea Set Gifts

Choosing the perfect tea gift set requires consideration of several key factors to ensure that it matches the recipient's preferences and needs:

  1. Recipient's Taste: Consider the recipient's style and preferences. Do they prefer traditional or modern designs? Or do they prefer Chinese or Japanese styles? In Chinese style, you can choose the Red-crowned Crane travel tea set.
  2. Occasion: Consider the occasion for the gift. Is it a special celebration such as a birthday or anniversary, or is it a casual gift for everyday use? If it's the latter, you can choose our travel tea set, which is more convenient to carry.
  3. Quality: Look for tea sets made from quality materials such as porcelain, ceramic, or glass. Not easily burned and not easily broken are the results we all hope for.
  4. Functionality: Consider how the recipient will use the tea set. Do they prefer loose leaf tea or bagged tea? Consider whether they need a tea infuser. Do they need a tea set with a teapot, cup, and saucer, or just a simple cup?
  5. Extras: Some tea sets come with extras such as tea infusers, trays, or storage containers. Consider whether these extras will be useful to the recipient or if they will like them.
  6. Budget: Set a budget for your gift. Not necessarily, the more expensive the better, you can pick the right tea set for your budget in Teatsy.

Other Tips

In addition to shopping for a tea set as a gift, you may also want to consider gifting some quality tea. Understanding the properties and benefits of different types of tea can help you better choose the right gift. For this purpose, we have prepared a series of information about various types of tea, including:

This information will provide you with a useful reference for selecting a gift.

Where to Find These Tea Set Gifts

There are several buying avenues to find a tea set gift box for tea lovers. Whether you prefer to shop online or in person, here are some common outlets for purchasing:

Offline Shopping

  • Local teahouses: See and experience different tea sets in person, and possibly taste a variety of teas to get a better idea of which set is suitable.
  • Department stores offer diverse choices, covering everything from budget and practical to high-end brands.
  • Artisan markets and craft bazaars: One can purchase one-of-a-kind, handmade tea sets, each carrying a unique artistic value and the personal touch of the artisan.

Online Shopping

  • Professional Tea Sets Websites: Provide professional tea sets and teas, including various materials (e.g. alabaster, porcelain, glass, etc.) and styles of tea sets, such as the Teatsy website, which offers a wide range of high-quality tea sets.
  • Large e-commerce platform (Amazon): The platform gathers a variety of sellers and offers a wide selection of tea sets.


Whether it's the exquisite craftsmanship of a handmade tea set, the elegance of a porcelain tea set, or the practicality of a modern tea set, each type of tea set offers a unique way to enjoy your tea.

Ultimately, gifting a tea set is not just about the tea set itself, but about experiencing and enjoying the pleasure it brings. So choose carefully and your gift is sure to be cherished.