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Serve Scientific Brews With This Gzhel Chemistry Tea Set

she blinded me with science

Have you ever sat quietly, sipping a cup of tea and thought to yourself, “This tea needs more science?” Now you can have your wish thanks to this Gzhel inspired scientific set.  It’s like serving tea, with science! It’s CHEMIS-TEA! Hit the jump to see cups, saucers, teapot, and more! 

Art Lebedev Studio designed the gorgeous set which they’ve dubbed “Chemicus.” They write, “Chemicus is a service set for Russian chemists/patriots; made of fine ceramics and adorned with a traditional Gzhel pattern, it repurposes laboratory test tubes and beakers for home-kitchen experiments.” Gzhel is the name given to a certain style of ceramics that come from the village of Gzhel in Russia. Here’s the set.

The cup and saucer.

A set of spice tubes.

A vase.

Sugar dispenser.


(via Laughing Squid)

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