Iwachu Japanese Iron Teapot Tetsubin Turquoise Goldfish

October 30, 2015 - Comment

Japanese tetsubin (iron teapots) evolved from larger vessels used centuries ago to heat water for tea and provide warmth and humidity in the home during the winter. The goldfish depicted in this Iwachu original design symbolizes good fortune. Iwachu is one of the finest manufacturers of Japanese ironware, with a company history of over 100

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Japanese tetsubin (iron teapots) evolved from larger vessels used centuries ago to heat water for tea and provide warmth and humidity in the home during the winter. The goldfish depicted in this Iwachu original design symbolizes good fortune. Iwachu is one of the finest manufacturers of Japanese ironware, with a company history of over 100 years. Today, craftsmen at Iwachu pay respect to this tradition by infusing each product with skilled precision and detail throughout the entire manufacturing process. The superior quality, beauty, and lasting durability of Iwachu products have earned them the worldwide reputation as the leading manufacturer of authentic Japanese tetsubin.

Product Features

  • Made in Japan
  • 22-Ounce capacity
  • Removable stainless steel infuser
  • Enamel coated interior to prevent rust

Comments

Chiubacca says:

Beautifully-crafted cast iron teapot and is made in Japan I’ve been a big green tea drinker all my life and have used a variety of teapots, ranging from ceramic to glass. I’ve never had a nice teapot and for many years now have resorted to brewing cups of tea directly in a mug with tea bags. Only recently have I gotten back into using loose-leaf green tea, and while there’s nothing wrong with tea bags it just cannot compare with tea brewed the traditional way, using high-quality tea leaves in a well-crafted teapot. Only recently have I come across…

Walter says:

Don’t buy it. I spent hours.. HOURS researching tetsubin before I finally decided on purchasing this one. I thought I had made the right choice seeing as it is by a well known and supposed traditional manufacture and the reviews seemed positive. Big mistake. I thought that the oddball reviews saying the enamel chipped shortly after purchase, was a result of their poor care. I bought this pot and took magnificent care of it. I mean.. MAGNIFICENT. Cleaned it as it was supposed to be cleaned, didn’t let liquid…

Pallist says:

Color changes very quickly! Great design and very solid performance as one would expect from a cast iron teapot – however do not be fooled by the lovely sky blue color! Mine is now a nice turquoise color, more green than blue. It turned after a week. But it’s still quite nice. I just wish I’d been forwarned: then I wouldn’t have gotten so caught up in finding the right color.

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