Reviews Posted by Caroline

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[Limited] AKI no KAZE (handcrafted Teacup: 175ml)   Out of Stock
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466 01/13/2021
I was so thrilled to receive this lovely yunomi! It is more beautiful than I imagined. I love the way it feels in my hand. It certainly evokes grace and gentility. The details are exquisite and Mr Yamomoto has absolutely demonstrated his fine artistry! Every time I look...(more)
TOMISEN SENSUJI Kyusu (handcrafted: 350ml)
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818 05/23/2020
This unglazed kyusu is so beautiful and elegant! It has a fine ceramic filter ,pours beautifully and makes a delicious pot of Hibiki An tea. It is a birthday gift to myself...I ordered on Monday and received on Thursday in New York through DHL Express. As always, thank ...(more)
Tea Scoop SAKURA Pewter (Sami)   Out of Stock
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1730 10/06/2017
I am totally mesmerized by this beautiful Sakura pewter sami. It must be the prettiest piece of tea ware that I own...and super functional as well. It is wider than my Hagoita sami, which makes it perfect for my Darjeeling tea leaves, which are much larger than other te...(more)
Matcha Container (capacity 40g)
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1910 05/13/2017
This matcha container is a gem. Since I normally do not use a lot of leaves for my tea, I find this size perfect for storing tea for daily use...it is airtight and convenient to use and does not take much space in my pantry. I love it so much that I have replaced most o...(more)
Sencha Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)
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3967 12/19/2016
Simply Superb..I could not find a better word for this fine sencha. It is the most fragrant, mellow and flavorful sencha I have ever tasted...it may be the very first hand picked sencha I've ever had. I feel so blessed to have the privilege to enjoy such fine sencha fro...(more)
[Limited] HANA MUTSUMI - KAKI YU (handcraftedTeacup: 180ml)   Out of Stock
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1470 12/19/2016
I am extremely delighted with the HANA MUTSUMI yunomi. I purchased the pair which includes the KAKI YU as well as the GOHONDE. They are both lovely and well crafted but I especially love the KAKI YU for its rich intensity of color and feel...so smooth and well crafted. ...(more)
AKEBONO Hohin Set (handcrafted Tea Set)   Out of Stock
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2192 11/18/2016
This hohin set is magical! I use it for Hibiki-an's highest grade teas...it is an experience like no other tea ware. Many reviewers have already described accurately and beautifully this amazing AKEBONO Hohin Set, but I'll just add one more thought...the colors are a...(more)
HOHRYU Kyusu (handcrafted: 360ml)
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4406 10/12/2016
I love my HOHRYU kyusu! When I first opened my box and held the kyusu, I felt like I was holding an ancient and precious treasure. It took me a couple of days of merely admiring and touching it before I dared to use it. Now that I got over my intimidation, I enjoy so mu...(more)
[Seasonal] Iced Teapot (1,000ml)   Out of Stock
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2587 07/07/2016
This Iced Teapot is fantastic! I want to thank all the helpful reviewers who inspired me to make this purchase. My parcel came in timely fashion and thoughtfully packed, as always and the Iced Teapot came just in time the day the heat wave came. I am amazed at the b...(more)
Genmaicha Matcha-iri (200g/7.05oz)
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6373 06/11/2016
I was feeling a bit run down this week, then my order of FUROSHIKI Oranic Value Gift came, which includes the Organic Genmaicha Matcha-iri. I opened the package to brew a pot this morining and have enjoyed it so much; this will be my "comfort tea" for all time...(more)
[Recommended] Yunomi (Teacup:pair:100ml each)
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3756 06/08/2016
This lovely set of Yunomi is part of a gift from my dear husband. If you look at the photo closely, you will notice that the porcelain has a fine blue glaze. My set appeared more blue than I thought, but I still love it even though it is not a true white. Because of the...(more)
Sencha Superior (200g/7.05oz)
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6773 06/04/2016
Right now, I am totally hooked on Hibiki-an, from the high quality teas to the beautiful tea ware and of course the outstanding service. The Sencha Superior has been my "everyday" tea of choice from the very day I tried it (part of a Superior Gift Pack whi...(more)
Tea Scoop HAGOITA (Sami)
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2237 06/03/2016
I really like this tea scoop. I use it to transfer my measured tea leaves into my kyusu. It is aesthetically pleasing to the eye and matches perfectly with my kyusu and yuzamashi, creating a very relaxing "green" moment. I love it!
Yuzamashi (Water Cooler: 300ml)
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3544 06/02/2016
Besides my beloved Kyusu, the Yuzamashi has been my most indispensable tea ware from Hibiki-an. It does a fantastic job of cooling the hot water to make Japanese tea. Notice the wideness and the shallowness of the Yuzamashi; it is precisely this that makes it so effecti...(more)
[Recommended] MATSUBA Yunomi (Teacup:pair:100ml each)
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4051 06/01/2016
Wow...tea truly taste better in a Yunomi, and the MATSUBA Yunomi is simply beautiful! The color of the porcelain is truly white. I made my Superior Sencha in my kyusu and poured tea in this yunomi, and it made my tea taste so perfect! The "lip" of the cup is s...(more)
Superior Gift Set (Superior Gyokuro and Sencha)
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2815 06/01/2016
The Superior Gift Set was part of a birthday gift from my husband and I am absolutely delighted! First, the gift was wrapped so beautifully that I had him take a photo of the lovely presentation. Even though I have been drinking Japanese sencha sourced from a reputab...(more)
Kyusu (Teapot: 360ml)
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4941 05/30/2016
This is a lovely sturdy Kyusu and essential if you are brewing genuine Japanese green tea. I was getting frustrated with my fine Japanese green teas (sourced from a quality US company) and knew the reason was not the tea, but my brewing equipment, so my search on the we...(more)