A friend told me about a paper teapot in Japan that you can mail as a gift: Kami no kyusu.
You choose the type of tea to send with the paper kyusu.
Nowadays, a lot of households don’t have a kyusu anymore.
People might be too busy and prefer to buy bottled tea.
Only tea enthusiasts enjoy preparing loose leaf tea.
At least this way someone can experience preparing tea at home in a casual manner.
Besides, a written note adds a personal touch to the gift.
I don’t think that the paper kyusu can rew tea many times, but it is a fun idea.
Here’s the video about it: