2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Tezumi Holiday Gifts
Whether you need a gift for a tea addict or want to convert your family and friends, we have you covered for all things Japanese tea. To make shopping for tea gifts simple and easy, we’ve crafted this guide to help you choose the right gift.

Personally, we recommend gifting teaware to all your friends so that when you visit, you’ll always have something to use! :D

For Matcha Makers:

If you or someone you someone you know is afflicted with matcha madness and cannot get enough of this delicious green powder, we have the perfect gifts for you.

Under $30

Matcha Sifter
Matcha Sifter
- $5

A dedicated matcha sifter which ensures a creamy smooth texture. Simple, yet indispensable.


Japanese Chakin - White Hemp Hoda-style Tea Cloth
Hand-woven Chakin - $10

Never underestimate the utility of a dedicated tea cloth. Designed to dry a wipe a pre-heated tea bowl, a chakin is a thoughtful gift for both tea ceremony practitioners and casual matcha drinkers alike


Shiratake Suikaen Chashaku
Shiratake Chashaku - $22

An indispensable tool for making matcha. Made in the classic nakabushi style (middle node style), this chashaku (matcha scoop) is perfect for measuring out the desired amount of matcha and is perfect for all tea settings.


Classic Matcha Latte Bundle - $28

This bundle includes a 20g can of each of our two most popular matchas for making lattes and mixed drinks. Komiya is bright and balanced matcha from Uji while Haruto, one of our organic matchas from Shizuoka has a punchier taste. Both of these teas boast a rich and full-bodied flavour that can be enjoyed straight as usucha but still has enough brightness to cut through milk for lattes. 

Under $50

Classic Matcha Bundle
Classic Bundle - $38

An upgrade from our latte bundle, this set comes with two cans of our classic single origin Kyoto matchas: Kanoyama and Umezuki, each with a unique flavour profile.These teas are excellent when made straight as usucha.


Suikaen Kazuho Chasen - $48

This handmade Japanese matcha whisk is a sure upgrade from mass-produced tea whisks. Made by a 25th generation artisan and his family, these whisks are not only more beautiful than their mass-produced counterparts from China, but also easier and more enjoyable to use and more durable in the long run.

Kotodo Matcha Sifter CanisterKotodo Sifter Canister - $36

This 2-in-1 sifter can is great for tea ceremony practitioners and casual matcha enthusiasts alike. For regular matcha drinkers, pre-sifting the entire bag of tea streamlines the matcha making process as the tea is ready to be scooped directly into the chawan, or transferred to a chaire or natsume for ceremonial use.

Under $100

Holiday Matcha Gift Sets - $84-108

Our curated holiday matcha gift sets each include three to four 20g cans of our favourite matchas and are available in 4 themes:

Each set comes in a wooden box tied with a ribbon, recalling the special boxes used to present Japanese ceramic.

Matcha starter set

Matcha Starter Set - $88

Know someone who wants to get into matcha but doesn’t know where to start? (or maybe you want to convert your family and friends to the power of the dark green side?) This 5 pieces matcha starter set includes all the essentials needed to begin whisking matcha at home — from the tea to teaware and utensils

Matcha Latte Starter Set - $84-94

This set is designed with latte-lovers in mind, swapping out the standard matcha bowl for a pouring vessel — ideal for serving matcha to multiple guests or for pouring matcha into another vessel when making a latte. We’ve also included a can of our organic Haruto matcha which is one of our preferred teas for making milk drinks.


Over $100

Deluxe Matcha Starter Set - $134

A higher end starter set perfect for someone with refined taste, or for a matcha drinker looking for an upgrade. Compared to our standard starter set, this kit includes a handmade Japanese bamboo whisk and scoop, along with a tin of our high-grade daily matcha and a ceremonial hand-woven cloth.


Rishouen Matcha Bundle - $138

For the discerning matcha aficionado, this bundle includes our three highest-grade traditionally blended Uji matchas from Rishouen.These teas are blended for use in a ceremonial setting and represent the classic Uji style and flavour profiles.   

Raku Starter Set - $206-212

Our highest-end matcha set comes with a black or red Raku chawan: one of the most iconic styles of tea bowls developed for the tea ceremony.This piece of ceramic art is accompanied by dark bamboo whisk and scoop made by a 17th generation artisan, a sifter, hand-woven cloth, and a matcha specially blended for use in a ceremonial setting

For Loose Leaf Tea Aficionados:

Under $30

Loose Leaf Sample Set
Loose Leaf Sample Set - $28

A collection of  our six classic loose leaf teas sourced from small, family-operated farms across Japan, each carefully selected to represent the scope and variety of Japanese tea, showcasing classic growing regions and styles.

Kotodo Tea Canisters
Kotodo Tea Canisters - $20+

What better way to store tea than in a handmade, washi-wrapped chazutsu. Made in Japan, by Kotodo, these airtight tea storage canisters come in a variety of sizes and designs — from simple and elegant, to playful and kawaii.

Under $50

Vintage Teacups

Vintage Teacups

For those seeking unique, hard-to-find gifts, look no further than handmade vintage teaware. These pieces offer the beauty, elegance, and functionality of handmade teaware, as well as unique styles that are no longer available, all at a price point which won’t break the bank. On top of this, breathing new life into vintage teaware embodies the resourceful and sustainable Japanese spirit of mottainai. 


We have hundreds of vintage teacups that ship globally from Thailand.

Under $100

Kyusu Starter Set - $88

Know someone who is ready to explore the world of loose-leaf Japanese tea? Our Kyusu Starter Set comes with a Tokoname-yaki kyusu (in either red, black, or beige) and two porcelain cups along with three classic Japanese teas.

Incense and Lifestyle

Under $50

Hanakyōka Incense Gift Set - $18

An set of 12 adorable pressed incenses in the shape and aroma of various flowers and plants from Kyoto, one for each month of the year.


Sandalwood Bracelet - $28

Strung with milled sandalwood beads and available with or without jade accents, this simple and elegant bracelet gently exudes the soft and creamy fragrance of sandalwood, one of the central aromatic woods in Japanese incense culture


Set of 3 Incense Gift Set - $42

This incense gift set comes beautifully packaged in a wooden box and contains three rolls (each containing about 100 sticks) of Yamadatsu's expertly crafted incense:

  • Kagetsu - light and fresh sandalwood blend
  • Suifu - lush and verdant aloeswood blend
  • Shikun - spicy and complex aloeswood blend


Japanese Incense Starter Kit - $44

This starter kit includes everything you need to begin your journey into the aromatic world of Japanese incense. Included are 22 sticks of 14 different incense blends from Yamadamatsu that span the range from daily burners to complex and powerful high-end sticks. Additionally, we've included an elegant celadon censer and fine, odourless incense ash that can be used to burn the sticks in.


Under $100

Set of 5 Incense Gift Set - $68

A more expansive version of the above gift set, this box includes two extra rolls of Yamadamatsu's unique fragrances, adding a soothing herbal blend, and a classic and elegant aloeswood blend.

  • Ōbai - soft and soothing herbal blend
  • Kagetsu - light and fresh sandalwood blend
  • Suifu - lush and verdant aloeswood blend
  • Shikun - spicy and complex aloeswood blend
  • Saiun - sweet and refined aloeswood blend




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