Holidays can be a time of great joy: family, friends, food, traditions. Gift-giving is associated with many holiday traditions – and can sometimes get out of hand. To take the stress out of gift giving, we have compiled a short list of thoughtful gifts for the tea lover on your list . . . all under $30.00!

Music – check out this great “Art of Tea” CD

Travel tea set – cute as can be, and beautiful. Perfect for the hiker or backpacker.

For the person who loves watching the beauty of tea leaves as they unfurl, this glass teapot is perfect!

For the tea nerd and/or avid reader on your list, The Tea Lover’s Treasury: A Romantic History and Practical Guide, by James Norwood Pratt is sure to delight.

For the college student, or for use at work, the Stainless/Ceramic brewing system – is the cat’s pajamas!

If you are looking for an excellent incense to heighten the tea experience, the Zimpo A (item #TPF408-ZAS) is an excellent choice.

Any one of the tea sampler sets from T Ching are an excellent buy and give the tea drinker a wonderful variety.

The perfect travel tea set when space is not an issue, try this beautiful tea set from China.
Beautiful, as well as practical, tea towels are always nice.

For the ten year old on your list, the book You Wouldn’t Want to be at the Boston Tea Party is an interesting look at what is, for many children, a very confusing event.

May your holidays be filled with joy, renewal, and lots of wonderful tea!