Reviews Posted by David Lowen

Products Rating Read Date Added
[Limited] HANA KESSHO Flared Yunomi SHIROJI AO (handcrafted)   Out of Stock
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229 07/13/2016
Arrived today, and what a beautiful work of art it is! The flared shape enhances the wonderful decorative crystal flowers and the gradation from blue to white emanating from the base is is sheer artistry. My thanks to the creator and to all at Hibiki-an for bringing t...(more)
Gyokuro Karigane Premium (100g/3.53oz)
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2091 05/08/2016
My taste buds are singing! So, as soon a i finish this review, i will just sit back, relax, and enjoy another fine offering from Hibiki-an. Blessings to you all!
Organic Sencha Premium (100g/3.53oz)
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1510 05/08/2016
Tried this for the first time a few days ago - It certainly deserves premium status. Excellent! mellow and Moreish (as some say in the UK) Wonderful service and attention to detail as ever from all at Hibiki-an
[Limited] SHISAI KAMON Yunomi - pair (handcrafted Teacup)   Out of Stock
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358 05/07/2016
An exceptionally intricate work of art, very different from the others on show. All are beautifully designed and produced, so it just comes down to personal taste. Read Sarah Longo's review for an in-depth report.
Large Kyusu (Teapot: 840ml)
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974 04/16/2016
Arrived last week - quickly Just what i wanted - perfect! Customary superb service and packaging from the King of Green Tea and Tea ware. Hibiki-An
Organic Sencha Superior (200g/7.05oz)
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2267 04/07/2016
Wonderful tea! Treat yourself and try it! David
Earthenware Kyusu (teapot: 360ml)
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1121 04/07/2016
Purchased for a friend who loves it! It arrived securely packed as ever and is exactly as described. Beautiful and functional! Highly recommended! David
[Limited] SHINSHA (handcrafted Matcha Bowl)   Out of Stock
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553 12/24/2015
I have just enjoyed Matcha from this very fine and beautifully glazed bowl. This (Limited) SHINSHA is very different from the many bowls available from various web sites in the UK. Mass produced and thick, even bulky. This particular Bowl appears and feels refined; it ...(more)
HANNYA SHINKYOH Kyusu (Teapot: 370ml)
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1508 12/20/2015
A beautifully fashioned Kyusu capturing not only the finer qualities of tea, but also the essence of the Heart Sutra. Tea on the inside,Prajna wisdom on the outside. Bring them together and as it is written 'Zen and Tea are One.' I am 73, and i have in my po...(more)
Sencha Karigane (200g/7.05oz)
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2281 12/20/2015
Lovely flavour! A delight to the eye and to the palate. I am looking forward to trying Gyokuro. Best wishes, David
Matcha Container (capacity 40g)
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605 12/14/2015
Some might consider these containers plain? They are however, well made and perfect for storing Matcha tea. Functionally Beautiful! David
Yuzamashi (Water Cooler: 340ml)
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675 12/14/2015
A nicely designed and useful item. No need for a thermometer or guess work. It really does cool the temperature as in accordance with the recommendations; depending on what kind of tea is being brewed. Beautifully packed as usual. Highly recommended! David
Matcha Sifter
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1296 12/14/2015
'If you want a Tiger's cub, you must go into the Tiger's cave.' I say: If you desire the very best of Green tea and Tea ware, you must go to Hibaki-an. A short journey indeed, as you are already there! A beautifully designed sifter that makes a fine tea, even...(more)
[Recommended] MATSUBA Yunomi (Teacup:pair:100ml each)
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1354 12/03/2015
These cups arrived quickly. Beautiful, minimal, yet secure packaging. Really nice cups, lovely to look at and touch. I AM ALREADY HOOKED ON HIBIKI-AN. It would take an awful lot to un-hook me! Very best wishes to all at HIBIKI-AN.