We can’t all live in this Yellow Submarine, but you can brighten up your dad’s morning tea with this cheerful little submersible. It submerges loose tea leaves to the bottom of the cup or mug, creating a perfect little ocean of fragrant wakeup.
$14 | ototodesign.com
Robot Tea Infuser
Danger, danger, Will Robinson! Robots are taking over…your father’s tea mug. Give him this and let the rock ’em and sock ’em in his morning cuppa begin. Made from stainless steel, and includes a drip tray.
A Special Spoon to Make You Smile
These Orange Blossom Spoons are cast in pewter from an orange tree and finished in antique bronze. Accented with freshwater pearls and 24kt gold and silver plated orange blossoms. Crafted by Canadian Michael Michaud as part of his Table Art series which is modeled on natural botanical material. | $56 | 5.75 inches | Sold as a pair |www.bestamericanarts.com
Scented Warming Coaster
This spice-filled heat activated coaster will keep you drink hot as it releases the scent of cinnamon and clove. Heat in microwave for 30 seconds while your tea is brewing. Coasters are made of hand woven Guatemalan fabric by women artisans from Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (United for a Better Life). The organization offers women social and economic empowerment by training them to make marketable goods.
$15 | Guatemala | 1″ deep | 4.25″ diameter
Kabaizaiku Tea Caddy | Lacquered Cherry Wood
This Japanese tea caddy is made entirely of cherry wood to preserve your most treasured teas. Meticulous hand-work in the small town of Kakunodate results in an astonishingly lightweight, waterproof container. No two alike, the rich cherry color changes hue over time.
$140 | 425ml | 6.75 cm diameter | Stands 11.75 cm tall