Cloisonne Christmas ornaments, 'Time for Tea' (Set of 4) - Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments-Set of 4 Curate

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Time for Tea Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments-Set of 4

Cloisonné was developed thousands of years ago during the Byzantine era and... more

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Cloisonné was developed thousands of years ago during the Byzantine era and traveled via the Silk Road to China, where it has flourished as an art form ever since. To create a design in cloisonné, an artist's original sketch must be traced using thin strips of wire. Into this wire "scaffolding" is inserted powdered enamel that, when baked, fills the outlines and creates a porcelain-like appearance. Here cloisonné is used to create a set of miniature teapot ornaments, a nod to China's long history as a tea-drinking culture. According to legend, the drink was accidentally discovered there in the 3rd century B.C. when a tea leaf fell into Emperor Shennong's water. The teapot ornaments, each a different color, feature golden cords for hanging.

  • 0.11 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Each (4): 3.2 cm L x 5.7 cm W
  • Each (4): 1.3" L x 2.3" W

  • Enameled metal
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in China.
  • Ships fast from USA.

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12/17/2017

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" Teapot ornaments"

Bigger in real life and nicely done.

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Great for the XMAS tree

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09/28/2012

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"I'm ordering another set!"

I am using these as small Christmas gifts and keeping one for myself.

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02/26/2016

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"Sweet teapots"

Nice as a gift and for me, too!

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07/19/2013

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"Pretty Orniments"

Very cute. I'd bought them as a gift for my sister-in-law, but they're so cute, I may keep them for myself, and order her another set. I love that they came in an easy-to-gift-wrap box of four and that each teapot is also in it's own tiny individual box. (sister-in-law, neice 1, neice 2, former sister-i-law.) One for each!

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11/07/2014

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"Absolutely Adorable"

These cute ornaments are as pictured in the catalog. The quality is very good. I will use them as small gifts at a ladies luncheon. Would also be cute as a gift package ornament. I'm very happy with the purchase.

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01/29/2014

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"Beautiful gift for tea lovers"

I bought these for my mother in law that has tea with her grandchildren. She loved them.

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12/14/2012

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"Unique & lovely!"

Received as a lovely gift. Used a couple on my Christmas tree and a couple as gift decorations. Splendid gift.

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09/19/2014

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"Adorable!"

I used these on the ends of the chains for the ceiling fans throughout the home. They are very appropriate for me because I am a collector of teapots. They look so cute and match my displays in my home.

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12/13/2014

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"Beautiful, a great keepsake"

as a Chritmas decoration or year round in the kitchen

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04/21/2014

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"beautiful"

decoration

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02/02/2016

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"Darling!"

Darling teapots. Could gift one or all. Cute on the knobs to my shutters.

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01/14/2013

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"love these"

I bought 2 sets and shared them with my sisters, mother and dear tea-drinking friends. We all love them and will think of each other when we use/see the teapot that is ours.

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03/05/2016

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"Tiny Treasures"

I especially appreciate that each teapot is boxed separately in a sturdy red box. Ideal for gift giving. I recently purchased 2 sets of the teapots & gave them to my daughter to use as party favors for my granddaughters 5th birthday/tea party celebration. Girls loved them. I love the teapots, for their coloring & design.

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03/28/2018

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"Teapot Mobile"

I received three sets of these cute little teapots for Christmas three years or so ago. I was saving them to hang in my kitchen along the boarder on my wall. Since then I married and moved. I had to change my plan, so I ordered one more set recently and created a mobile which now hangs in my new kitchen. They're so bright and cheery. I love them.

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Bright Small Cheerful Cute

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  • Occasion: Christmas
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