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by lUKAV28
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: How did pu'er end up in Hong Kong in the first place?
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: How did pu'er end up in Hong Kong in the first place?

I’ve found this in the book “Tea War: A history of capitalism in China and India” p.270. Maybe it helps with putting some things into perspective. “The dream of a tea industry revolution was unexpectedly given new life during the Second World War. Over the summer and fall of 1937, Japanese forces en...
by lUKAV28
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Japan
Topic: Japanese Teaware Vendor Recommendations
Replies: 38
Views: 6669

Re: Japanese Teaware Vendor Recommendations

Weird, I made three teaware orders from him in the last year or so and never had any issue with communication. Even if I just asked about some teaware he replied within a day.
by lUKAV28
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Hokujo Teaware
Replies: 83
Views: 16197

Re: Hokujo Teaware

I found this now already sold offering of Hokujo. Never seen this kind of shape/glaze(?) from him. Somehow it reminds me of Inge Nielsen work.

http://www.tokoname.or.jp/teapot/maker_ ... kujo79.htm
by lUKAV28
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Japan
Topic: Hokujo Teaware
Replies: 83
Views: 16197

Re: Hokujo Teaware

Takeyoshi from http://www.tokoname.or.jp/teapot/maker_profile/hokujo/ might have some pieces. I bought few Hokujo pieces from him. What was not available he restocked for me. Good luck.
by lUKAV28
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Additional Regions
Topic: Novák & Randová Teaware
Replies: 73
Views: 16850

Re: Novák & Randová Teaware

I was in contact with Mirka at the start of the year regarding her and Novak’s work and was told to deal with Petr on my own as they are no longer together. She also mentioned some changes on the site - which were probably removing him completely. I don’t know. I have a feeling he will return some w...
by lUKAV28
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Additional Regions
Topic: Novák & Randová Teaware
Replies: 73
Views: 16850

Re: Novák & Randová Teaware

Some new teaware will be available tomorrow. This time Mirka's offerings will be accompanied with pieces from Sedlak and Sklenička.

https://keramikstudio.artkeramika.cz/en ... lable-now/
by lUKAV28
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Additional Regions
Topic: Novák & Randová Teaware
Replies: 73
Views: 16850

Re: Novák & Randová Teaware

karma wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:08 pm
It seems they may have gone their separate ways? Novak is no longer on the Keramik Studio website, as far as I can tell.
Yes, they are no longer together.
by lUKAV28
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New EU VAT regulations
Replies: 16
Views: 1533

Re: New EU VAT regulations

I noticed this a few months ago. One of the solutions that was mentioned while I was reading through is that the customs would probably be paid in advance - I know amazon offers sometimes that you can pay fixed amount when ordering abroad - and therefore became a part of the total cost of the purcha...
by lUKAV28
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
Topic: Mei leaf
Replies: 110
Views: 17963

Re: Mei leaf

They have something different in their mind. Making science out of free shipping offer ...

by lUKAV28
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Chaozhou Pewter Tea Tray
Replies: 12
Views: 1107

Re: Chaozhou Pewter Tea Tray

Came across this a while back. Maybe it will suffice your needs.

https://m.aliexpress.com/item/4000051214679.html
by lUKAV28
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Teaware You Think We Need:
Replies: 31
Views: 2544

Re: Teaware You Think We Need:

So now I always dream about another scoop but don't feel like going into 200$ purchase again. Sedlak's wood works are really nice, but for that money you may just carve one yourself. All you need is a piece of wood and a gouge (round chisel): the easiest is if you use green (fresh) wood and rough i...
by lUKAV28
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Teaware You Think We Need:
Replies: 31
Views: 2544

Re: Teaware You Think We Need:

Really nice wooden scoop Bok. Who made it? Well spotted, one of my all time favourite tea accessory pieces. One of the few I have never thought of upgrading. It's made by a local Taiwanese wood-craftsman. Means a lot to me, back then I exchanged it with him for a teapot I made. Really nice. It is s...
by lUKAV28
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Teaware You Think We Need:
Replies: 31
Views: 2544

Re: Teaware You Think We Need:

I don't think I've ever seen that before. My tea tray came with one of those tubes and I don't even like my tea tray. I'm going to get one with a large basin underneath, also the wood gets stained by tea if the color isn't dark enough. Before I found the beauty above, I used a copper made one I bou...
by lUKAV28
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
Topic: The Essence of Tea
Replies: 74
Views: 13412

Re: The Essence of Tea

However, I can't manage to drink the volume of tea that comes in, so I will need to pause at some point. Or maybe I just need to learn to drink more tea 😁 In the recent past I wondered if I should get a subscription (with EoT or otherwise), and the reason I did not is exactly that. For some reason,...
by lUKAV28
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Silver teapots?
Replies: 14
Views: 4600

Re: Silver teapots?

Brent D wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:17 am
I caved.
Got one on the way from ys.
Expect a full report ;)
So how do you like the silver pot? Do you still use it? For what kind of tea it performs best in your opinion?