A friend introduced me to blooming teas. They start as small hand tied balls of tea leaves. When you pour steaming water into the pot, they slowly bloom into this amazing work of art. This is the Strawberry Misaki Blooming Tea from Teavana.
Victorian Roses CHOCOLATE COCOA POT Antique Haviland Limoges France Chocoliatiere HAND PAINTED TEA ROSES Fine Vintage Heirloom Rare Mold China Painting Circa 1900