Connoisseurs of real tea know that different varieties require special storage conditions. Even tea bags need a special capacity hiding them from the review, but by air. Nowadays, the casket for tea bags is not a functional thing for storing refined raw materials, but rather a decorative element capable of decorating a kitchen interior.
Now you can purchase a tea casket in some tea and coffee shops, also a wide range of online stores. Such an unusual presentation can be presented as a gift, especially surprise will appreciate lovers of this drink. In ancient China, this item was popular, the luxury grade of tea was poured into the box and brought to the court of emperor. In those days, such a product was very expensive. The caskets could be decorated with gold, pearls, painting, and the tea itself was considered almost a medicine from all diseases.
Even now in Japan and China continue to support traditions. For example, a wooden casket with a national symbolism is an integral attribute of important diplomatic meetings. There are even modern brands that, together with tea products, produce these interesting bags for storing bags.
Among them, for example, “Ahmad Tea”, “Basilur”, “Greenfield”.
First of all, tea bags can be classified based on manufacturing materials.
- Wooden. These are resistant durable products that will not be missed inside outsiders, so dangerous for many tea varieties, such as white. Natural raw material allows you to save natural microclimate in the container. Creative buyers can easily decorate a wooden surface with various images and paintings.
- Tin. Usually such a box is already sold along with the contents. As soon as tea from Tara is over, it becomes storage space for new tea bags. Metal protects the product from foreign odors and protects from moisture, which is often present in the kitchen, because it is usually tested to store a tea casket. This material is distinguished by durability, and bags in it can be stored for a long time. However, such a box is intended solely for bags, loose tea is better not to store in it, otherwise it will lose its taste properties when metal contact.
- Ceramic. These are cute products with a sophisticated design. Most often, such an instance can only be performed by an individual order, and only a professional can cope with it. This option is impossible to do it yourself. It’s an expensive model, but it is she who is suitable for storing tea most. Ceramics complies with all the standards for the storage of tea sheet.
- Paper. The easiest option that can be done even with your own hands. Often a cardboard box is already sold in advance with tea bags inside. Paper is not the most favorable storage option, its minuses are that it easily misses moisture and extraneous smells, for example, from a number of stored spices. In order to avoid this paper box, it is recommended to store in another room. The service life of such a box is extremely small. Among the advantages can be noted the budget, the ability to decorate the box yourself, good ventilation, which is very important for some varieties of tea.
In addition, tea boxes are distinguished by both their functionality, namely by the number of sections. Usually, The minimum number of sections – 3, but most often the products with 8 sections are presented. This indicator is important for tea varieties, not tolerance. Caskets are distinguished and in form, more often they are square and rectangular, but there are also unusual models, for example, in the form of a heart. There are options in the form of unusual figures.
Caskets are very diverse in its design. If you keep in mind any container for storing tea bags, you can call boxes, houses, baskets, banks. You can even find exclusive models in extraordinary design, for example, in the form of the Kremlin or Big Ben Tower.
How to choose?
If the box is chosen as a gift, it must be done immediately with the contents. Find out in advance what kind of tea is the birthday boy, get tea bags and pick up the most suitable casket to the interior. If the product is presented as a present, then prefer any options except for paper. Most values ceramics and metal.
An empty casket can be presented only if the recipient ordered it in advance from the donor to store already available tea collections.
If you want to give a really unique thing, we recommend ordering it from the masters. In this case, you can make an exclusive item from the valuable tree species with an unusual design. Professionals will make the capacity of any size and shape, will perform a certain number of cells, give an instance of any shade, make a present in the style that the best in the interior of a certain kitchen. By the way, not only caskets can be made to order, which are presented as a souvenir, but also corporate products. For example, a tea box on which the company’s logo is applied, the office will originally decorate and become a symbol of the company’s success.
How to make a wooden plaster for tea with your own hands, look in the video.