With tea sales at an all-time high, it appears the brew is making a play to be the next coffee. And with scientists touting the blend’s health benefits and loose-leaf tea houses popping up across the country, the bevy’s popularity is only set to increase. So before you swap your java for tea or stock up on the latest blend, we suggest you grab one or two of these tealiciously priced accessories.
The multi-tasking Tovolo Tea Infuser (pictured above, $9.95) is perfect for brewing an individual cup-o-tea. While the stainless steel strainer goes to work defusing your leaves, the handle can be used to stir in milk, cream or sugar.
Teatime can happen anytime anywhere (even when rushing out to work) with this portable plastic Tea-zer Tumbler from L.L. Bean (pictured above, $14.95).
If you’re in the mood for tea, iced not steeped, this colorful and compact gadget from Mr. Coffee (pictured above, $17.97) will help quench your thirst.
This Handblown Glass Tea Maker (pictured above, $9.99) is perfect for a lazy afternoon tea session with friends. It diffuses the leaves slowly and because the pot is made of glass you and your pals can eyeball when it’s done.