Wood-fired Rustic Gold Teacup
Wood-fired Rustic Gold Teacup

Wood-fired Rustic Gold Teacup

Regular price $84.00 Save $-84.00

It took countless days to prepare the wood for the firing process for making wood-fired teacups. The process of firing in a wood kiln takes hard labor over many days, requiring a constant feeding of the fire. The temperature of the firing must be controlled consistently at high temperatures (up to 1200 Celcius) to removes any unwanted elements and produces a stronger surface. The unique firing process results in unique marks of flame and ash which lead to beautiful distinct variations in color

The ash falling on the glaze gives the surface a beautiful iridescent metallic appearance. Perfectly sized for gongfu style tea tasting. No one cup is the same as the others.  

So why do you want to invest in a wood-fired teacup? If you are drinking tea with a lot of mineral flavors tea like oolong tea, a cup like this will improve and bring out even more of the minerality of the tea. If you drink green tea, it will take the astringency out of the green tea. If it's a black tea, it will soften the tartness you normally get from a black tea. 

Unfortunately, it is not easy to know which tea works best with which cup. One thing for sure, avoid any herbals or flavored blended teas to use with the teacup. You don't want to leave the strong floral or fruity flavors in the cup. And only hand wash this kind of cups. 


Capacity: 55ml

Dimensions: 2.075 in. Diameter X 2 in. Tall (5.25 cm Diameter x 5.00 cm Tall) 

Country Type of tea Rinse  Water Temp 1st steep 2nd steep 3rd steep
China Green No 190ºF / 88ºC 15 sec 10 sec 20 sec
China Aged white Yes 205ºF / 96ºC

1 min

15 sec

25 sec

China Classic white No 175ºF / 80ºC 30 sec 15 sec

30 sec

China Twisted oolong No 205ºF / 96ºC 30 sec 15 sec 20 sec
China Rolled oolong No 205ºF / 96ºC 45 sec 15 sec 20 sec
China Small leaves black No 205ºF / 96ºC 15 sec 25 sec 35 sec
China Big leaves black No
205ºF / 96ºC
45 sec 15 sec 30 sec
China Shou puerh Yes
205ºF / 96ºC
30 sec 15 sec 30 sec
China Heicha Yes
205ºF / 96ºC
30 sec 15 sec 30 sec
China Sheng puerh Yes

190ºF / 88ºC

30 sec

20 sec

30 sec

China Sheng puerh Yes 205ºF / 96ºC
15 sec
10 sec
15 sec