Tea brewing is a major part of the tea culture and a tea tray is an essential.
Tea tray is a platform where the tea is made and served with a liquid catching and storing component below. When brewing premium Chinese teas, the tea vessels are traditionally rinsed with the tea rinsing hot water before the process of tea brewing to ensure they are clean, warm and moist. The tea tray is designed to catch this raising water and any not wanted liquid during the tea making.
Over the long history of tea consumption, especially in China, tea trays have been made with various materials, incorporating practicality, art and history into their designs. A good tea tray is essential for those tea lovers to own and enjoy.