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Hey tea lovers! While many of you know us as a premium Chinese tea wares company. We also specialized in teas in Huang Shan region. Huang Shan is home to the most famous Chinese teas – Huang Shan Mao Feng, Keemun and Tai Ping Hou Kui. As natives of this breathtaking place, we have a deep connection to the land and its rich tea heritage.

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Keemun Mao Feng – 10g
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The Symbolic Meanings Behind Popular Tea Pets

Tea pets, the adorable little figurines that accompany the tea drinking ritual, are more than just decorative objects. These charming creatures each have a symbolic meaning rooted in Chinese culture and mythology. As tea was integrated into daily life in China, tea pets emerged as miniature embodiments of virtues, values, and wishes. Beyond adding a whimsical touch to the tea session, they represent various aspirations for prosperity, longevity, and good fortune.

Let’s explore some of the most popular tea pets and the significance behind them:

Chinese Dragon

The symbolic meaning of the Chinese dragon tea pet is rich and diverse in Chinese culture. Here are its symbolic meanings:

Authority and Prestige: The dragon symbolizes imperial power, exclusively used by the emperor to display authority.

Auspiciousness and Happiness: The dragon is a mascot of good fortune and happiness, often celebrated through dragon dances and fireworks during festive occasions.

Wealth and Prosperity: The dragon’s association with water elements links it to wealth and prosperity. In modern business contexts, the word “龙” (lóng) sounds similar to “隆” (lóng), meaning prosperity, symbolizing business success.

  • SALE

    Handmade Duanni Little Dragon Tea Pet

    Original price was: $89.90.Current price is: $79.90.
  • SALE

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Hoody Dragon Boy Tea Pet

    Original price was: $99.90.Current price is: $89.90.
  • Handmade Zini Dragon 60ml Tea Cup

    $29.90
  • Handmade White Duanni Praying White Dragon Tea Pet

    $23.90
  • SOLD OUT

    Handmade Zini Big Chinese Dragon Tea Pet

    $89.90
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Chinese Dragon Tea Pet

    $49.90
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Flying Chinese Dragon Tea Pet

    $69.90
  • SALE

    Handmade White Duanni Dragon Bun Tea Pet

    Original price was: $39.90.Current price is: $32.90.
  • SALE

    Handmade White Duanni White Chinese Dragon Tea Pet

    $65.90$109.90

Tiger

The tiger is seen as a noble and majestic animal, representing authority and dignity. In ancient times, emperors often used the tiger as a symbol of their authority and imperial power. In traditional Chinese beliefs, the tiger is also seen as a creature capable of warding off evil and bringing good fortune, symbolizing peace, happiness, and prosperity. People often regard the tiger as a symbol of good luck, hoping to attain these blessings.

  • Creative Color Changing Ceramic Cloth Tiger Tea Pet

    $19.90
  • Creative Hand painted Zisha Yixing Clay Lazy Resting Tiger Tea Pet

    $55.90
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Little Tiger Awww Tea Pet

    $32.90
  • SALE Handmade Hand-painted Ceramics Baby Tiger Tea Pet

    Handmade Hand-painted Ceramics Angry Baby Tiger Tea Pet

    Original price was: $37.30.Current price is: $29.90.

Cat

The symbolic meaning of a cat tea pet is rich in cultural significance. In ancient China, cats were believed to have nine lives, symbolizing immense wealth and great vitality. It was believed that black cats could ward off evil spirits, prevent monsters from approaching, and bring good luck to their owners. In modern society, most people associate cats with gentleness and companionship.

  • SALE

    Yixing Clay Chonky Orange Cat Tea Pet

    Original price was: $25.90.Current price is: $19.90.
  • Grumpy Fat Cat Tea Pet Figurine

    $19.90
  • SALE

    Handmade Duanni Lazy Lying Cat Tea Pet

    $45.90$79.90
  • SALE

    Cute Little Ceramic Bell Kitten Tea Pet

    $14.90$49.00
  • SALE Little kitty tea pet

    Creative Cute Little Kitty White Porcelain Tea Pet

    $9.90$17.80

Pig

In Chinese culture, pigs represent abundance and good luck. Miniature pigs are a cute and popular tea pet choice, adored for their plump shape and endearing expression. They are often displayed solo but can come in pairs of etched yin-yang symbols. Their presence attracts affluence and evokes a sense of calm contentment.

  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Little White Piggy Tea Pet

    $19.90
  • SALE

    Handmade White Duanni Piggy Tea Pet

    $19.90$49.90
  • SALE

    Creative Zhuni Smiling Piggy Tea Pet

    Original price was: $25.90.Current price is: $19.90.

Elephant

Elephants are known for having excellent memories and being intelligent, patient, and loyal. In feng shui, they represent strength, wisdom, and commitment to family. Elephants are thought to draw in wealth since the creature’s trunk seems to suck in water. Having an elephant tea pet signifies prosperity and wisdom entering the home.

  • Yixing Clay Cute Little Sitting Elephant Tea Pet

    $19.90
  • SALE Creative Duanni Peaceful Elephant Tea Pet

    Creative Duanni Peaceful Elephant Tea Pet

    $22.90$35.90

Horse

Regarded as an auspicious symbol, horses represent speed, power, and nobility. Horses suggest positive progression, and galloping forward in life at full speed. For centuries, horses have been prized in Chinese culture as esteemed creatures. Owning a horse tea pet brings vigor, success, and victory.

  • SALE

    Cute Little Ceramic Rocking Horse Tea Pet

    $19.90$35.90
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Cute Unicorn Tea Pet Figurine

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Cute Unicorn Tea Pet Figurine

    $29.90
  • SALE Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Tang Dynasty Horse Tea Pet

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Tang Dynasty Horse Tea Pet

    Original price was: $39.90.Current price is: $33.90.

Turtle

Turtles are a significant symbol of longevity, resilience, endurance, and wisdom accumulated over their long lives. The Chinese word for turtle “gui” sounds similar to the word meaning “to return,” so turtles additionally signify coming home, family, and completion of the life cycle. Turtles are often placed facing inward, away from the door, to represent blessings and prosperity contained safely within the home.

  • SALE Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Little Turtle Tea Pet

    Cute Little Turtle Tea Pet

    Original price was: $28.60.Current price is: $22.90.
  • SALE

    Duanni Little Melon Turtle Tea Pet

    Original price was: $33.90.Current price is: $29.90.
  • SOLD OUT

    Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Smiling Turtle Tea Pet

    $19.90
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Dragon Turtle Tea Pet

    $55.90
  • Dragon Turtle Decoration

    Dragon Turtle Feng Shui Decoration Chinese Mythical Beast

    $129.90

Money Toad

With its rotund shape, the money toad has become one of the most iconic tea pets. Its name “jin chan” is a homonym for “gold coins” in Chinese. The toad is sometimes depicted with coins in its mouth that can rotate, representing earnings and income flowing in. Its face should point toward the owner so that wealth does not flow outward. If the toad’s mouth is empty, it symbolizes attracting money from external sources.

  • Handmade Zini Money Toad Tea Pet

    $49.90
  • SALE Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Nerdy Toad Tea Pet

    Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Nerdy Toad Tea Pet

    Original price was: $35.90.Current price is: $23.90.
  • Zisha Yixing Clay Money Toad Tea Pet

    $29.90
  • SALE

    Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Nerdy Money Frog Tea Pet

    Original price was: $29.90.Current price is: $23.90.
  • SALE

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Toad Saint Tea Pet

    Original price was: $99.90.Current price is: $89.90.
  • Handmade Tree Bark Money Toad Tea Pet

    $119.90
  • Creative Lvni Green Money Frog Tea Pet

    $25.90
  • Creative Zini Money Frog Tea Pet

    $79.90
  • SALE Handmade Da Hong Pao 3-Feet Money Frog Tea Pet

    Handmade Da Hong Pao 3-Feet Money Frog Tea Pet

    Original price was: $109.90.Current price is: $99.90.
  • SALE Handmade Ceramic Money Frog Incense Burner

    Handmade Ceramic Money Frog Feng Shui Incense Burner

    Original price was: $199.90.Current price is: $179.90.
  • SALE Handmade Creative Ceramic Baby Money Frog Incense Holder Tea Pet

    Handmade Creative Ceramic Baby Money Frog Incense Holder Tea Pet

    Original price was: $75.90.Current price is: $59.90.

Buddha

This Buddha represents happiness and prosperity. The Buddha awaits his time to descend to Earth and achieve enlightenment. As such, his glowing, youthful likeness conveys optimism, health, and confidence in the future. Positioning this tea pet on the table elicits hope, peace, and reassurance.

  • SALE

    Creative Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Buddha Tea Pet

    Original price was: $42.24.Current price is: $33.90.
  • SALE Zen Style Zisha Yixing Clay Dharma Sculpture Tea Pet

    Zen Style Zisha Yixing Clay Dharma Sculpture Tea Pet

    Original price was: $44.90.Current price is: $39.90.
  • SALE Bodhidharma Tea Pet

    Yixing Zisha Bodhidharma Tea Pet

    Original price was: $37.50.Current price is: $29.90.

Cow

In Chinese culture, the cow embodies traits like diligence, endurance, and honesty. Their strength is a metaphor for tirelessly plowing through obstacles. Owning an cow tea pet inspires embracing hard work, overcoming difficulties, and perseverance on the path to success. It also represents the ability to turn over a new leaf and improve one’s circumstances.

  • Creative Ceramic Ru Ware Little Cattle Filter Holder Tea Pet

    $19.90
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Cute Smiling Cow Tea Pet

    $29.90
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Friendly Smiling Little Cow Tea Pet

    $25.90
  • Creative Zini Bulls Tea Pet

    $55.90
  • SOLD OUTHandmade Creative Zen Style Ceramics Bull Tea Pet Incense Burner

    Handmade Creative Zen Style Ceramics Meditating Bull Tea Pet Incense Burner

    Original price was: $62.90.Current price is: $49.90.

Dog

Dogs are seen as loyal companions who offer friendship and protection. Certain dogs represent specific aspirational qualities, like the lucky dog, wealthy dog, and happy dog. Miniature dogs are common tea pets that conjure camaraderie, affection, and devotion. They also symbolize enhancing wealth and prosperity.

  • SALE

    Cute Running Corgi Tea Pet Figurine

    $29.90$62.80
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Little Border Collie Tea Pet

    $37.90
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Little Shiba Tea Pet

    $37.90
  • SOLD OUT

    Zisha Yixing Clay Little Chubby Frenchie Tea Pet

    Original price was: $45.90.Current price is: $36.90.
  • Duanni Chubby Little Shiba Inu Tea Pet

    $23.90
  • SOLD OUT

    Handmade Ceramic Cute Little Peeing French Bulldog Tea Pet

    Original price was: $65.90.Current price is: $55.90.
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Little Vivid Dog Tea Pet

    $25.90

Rabbit

Since ancient times, rabbits have been cherished as pets representing longevity in Chinese culture. Their gentle nature, carefree hopping, and cute appeal make them darling tea pets that invoke health and a joyful spirit. Rabbits suggest living each day to the fullest and maintaining a youthful outlook as life progresses.

  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Running Bunny Tea Pet

    $33.90
  • SALE

    Yixing Clay Running Bunny Tea Pet

    $19.90$49.00
  • SALE

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Smiling Rabbit Sitting On The Ground Tea Pet

    Original price was: $38.71.Current price is: $32.90.
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Vivid Rabbit Tea Pet

    $25.90

Gourd

Gourds contain numerous seeds and have robust trailing vines, denoting “many generations of offspring and thriving descendants.” The word for gourd “hulu” sounds similar to “blessings” in Chinese. Gourds can also float on water, be hollowed for storage, and serve medicinal purposes. For these reasons, gourd tea pets symbolize longevity, health, abundance, resilience and overall good fortune.

  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Gourd Emulation Tea Pet

    $25.90
  • Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Spray Frog On Gourd Tea Pet

    $29.90
  • SALE

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Spraying Frog Watermelon Gourd Pumpkin Tea Pet

    Original price was: $35.18.Current price is: $29.90.

Fish

The symbolic meaning of a fish tea pet is very auspicious. In traditional culture, fish has always been associated with the auspicious meaning of “abundance year after year.” Fish lay countless eggs, symbolizing the concept of continuous reproduction and growth.

Using a fish as a tea pet not only brings good luck but also represents the continuous flow of blessings. After playing and taking care of the fish for a period of time, it becomes more lively and its form becomes more exquisite, adding a touch of charm and interest.

  • SALE

    Handmade Duanni Little Carp Tea Pet

    $19.90$35.90
  • SALE

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Tiny Gold Fish Tea Pet

    Original price was: $18.71.Current price is: $15.90.
  • SALE

    Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Dragon Carp Tea Pet

    Original price was: $55.90.Current price is: $42.90.
  • SALE

    Creative Zisha Yixing Clay Pufferfish Family Tea Pet

    $19.90$49.90
  • Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Puffer fish Tea Pet

    Handmade Zisha Yixing Clay Puffer fish Tea Pet Figurine

    $29.90

Pi Xiu

According to legend, the mythological pi xiu is the ninth son of the dragon and has a mouth but no anus. It is said to consume gold, silver, and jewels but cannot expel them. Therefore, this creature represents the continuous accumulation of precious treasures. Male pi xiu figurines denote good fortune, while females represent wealth storage. Displayed in pairs, they signify summoning fortune and blessings to protect the home.

  • Creative Wealth Attracting Zini Fire Pixiu Beast Tea Pet

    Creative Wealth Attracting Zini Fire Pixiu Beast Tea Pet

    $42.90
  • SOLD OUTPixiu Decoration (1)

    Handmade Ceramics Pixiu Feng Shui Ornament Decoration

    Original price was: $99.90.Current price is: $75.90.
  • SALE Pixiu Decoration Suanni

    Pixiu Suanni Mythical Beast Decoration

    Original price was: $129.90.Current price is: $99.90.

Qilin

With the head of a dragon, body of a horse, antlers of a deer, ox tail, and five-colored fur, the gentle qilin is a benevolent protector that treads lightly on grass and flowers. Its appearance connotes good omens, prosperity, and harmony. The qilin was said to live for 2000 years, adding to its aura of longevity and auspiciousness.

  • SALE Qilin Ornament Decoration

    Handmade Ceramics Qilin Feng Shui Ornament Decoration

    Original price was: $99.90.Current price is: $75.90.

The diverse tea pets originating from Chinese culture showcase how everyday objects can take on deeper meaning and represent our innermost hopes. Let these charming figurines infuse your tea sessions with pleasant symbolism as you savor each sip. Whether clay, ceramic, metal, or carved wood, tea pets make wonderful gifts and collecting them can become a lifelong hobby. Display your favorites to uplift the atmosphere and inspire contemplation of what truly matters most.

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