Hand-crafted through a detailed process of 64-68 steps in historic Iwachu, Japan. Popular hobnail pattern covers the whole teapot over a black base. Keeps your tea warm for about an hour -- perfect for tea-time after a meal! Capacity: 0.9 liter (30 fl oz).
Size: 5-7/8 dia 4-3/8 H. Tetsubin is a word for Japanese cast iron teapots. Tetsubin distribute the heat evenly inside the pot to better extract the flavors and benefits of the tea thanks to the solid cast iron with enameled interior. Tetsubin can keep your tea warm for about an hour, which is perfect for tea time after meal!
Making a tetsubin at Iwachu usually consists of 6468 steps with most of the process still being done by hand. Quality is strictly maintained by a master craftsman known as a "Kamashi".It requires at least 15 years to become a full-fledged craftsman and 3040 years to become a "kamashi". Use to brew tea, not as a stove-top kettle. Simply rinse teapot with water and wipe it dry after each use. The item "Japanese Cast Iron Teapot Tetsubin / Iwachu genuine / Hobnail 0.9 L (30 fl oz)" is in sale since Saturday, February 03, 2018. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining & Bar\Dinnerware & Serving Dishes\Teapots". The seller is "zentealifecom" and is located in Blaine, Washington.
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