Hand-Made Matcha Bowl (GMMB314)
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This one-of-a-kind tea bowl transforms your favorite tea into a mindful moment. Imitating textures and colors from the natural world, this hand-made bowl enriches your sensory adventure of having tea.
D Magazine article: "Imperfect" Bowls are the Perfect Vessels for Matcha"
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- Fun Facts
- Made by artist Ginny Marsh, this Japanese-style tea bowl is a work of art
- In Japan, these bowls are used to whisk matcha, the powdered Japanese green tea
- The variety of colors, textures and patterns in each bowl creates an endless variety of visual and tactile adventures
- An expression of the Japanese aesthetic called Wabi-Sabi, which finds beauty in imperfection
- These bowls inspire imaginative culinary uses. One customer bought several to serve ice cream
- In Japan, tea bowls that are not used are said "to have died"
- As the tea bowl is used, it will change by developing patina - similar to what happens to wood or copper in nature
- In Japan, tea bowls are passed from generation to generation