Our Zenshi Glassware range is as elegant as it is practical.
This exquisite double walled teacup is a design innovation, handmade by expert glass artisans. The teacup is skilfully crafted from strong, ultra-light, heat resistant borosilicate glass. Its unique and highly effective layer of insulation keeps hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold for a much longer period than normal glasses and cups.
The temperature of the liquid is not transferred to the outside of the glass. This makes it effortlessly easy to enjoy both hot and cold brewed speciality teas. Double walled design makes the liquid inside seem to float. Joy to enjoy Tea, Coffee and iced drinks.
As opposed to ceramic teaware, glassware allows you to see the beautiful and distinctive colours of each tea as you serve and drink it. Therefore, serving tea in this beautiful glass teacup is a great way to enjoy luxury teas. Paired with one of our elegant teapots and your favourite speciality tea, this teacup is guaranteed create a tea experience like no other.
Material - Borosilicate** Glass (heat resistant, light weight and strong)
Function - Serving tea, the traditional British way - but with a modern twist.
Cleaning - Rinse with hot water and avoid using the dishwasher. Clean the bottom gently with a soft sponge and avoid applying pressure around the air-hole.
Heating - Microwave or stovetop use not recommended.
Size - 7cm H x 4cm top diameter x 8cm bottom diameter, Saucer 13.5m diameter
Capacity - The maximum teacup capacity is 100ml
Good for - Enjoying tea at all times of day and during all occasions.
Packaging - Comes in a beautiful Tea Makers of London presentation Box, perfect for a gift.
Upkeep and usage
Please take care when placing ice into the glass and when using metal spoons to avoid fracturing the inner layer. We suggest placing the liquid first and then the ice.
Please note that you will find a small air-hole at the bottom of the double walled glass. This is not a flaw but a safety measurement, put in place to control the air pressure between walls. Simply rinse with hot water and avoid using the dishwasher. Clean the bottom gently, avoid brush, otherwise, there might be some water trapped inside the hole and fog up between the two walls.
If the ambient temperature in the kitchen is low, warming up the glasses before use will help the glasses last longer.
The glass is less likely to break or shatter if you warm it up gradually. Once you have poured in the hot tea, avoid resting the glass on cold surfaces.
Our insulated double walled glasses are handmade by expert artisans. Because this glass is mouth-blown, each one may have slight differences in height, thickness & weight.
**Borosilicate glass - Borosilicate glass is made mainly of silica (70-80%) and boric oxide (7-13%) with smaller amounts of the alkalis (sodium and potassium oxides) and aluminium oxide.