I bought this glass teapot and the rose bud tea in the Lafayette Gourmet tea department.
Kusmi Tea was founded in 1867 in St-Petersburg, by P.M Kousmichoff, supplier to the tsars. In 1917, at the time of the Revolution, they moved to London and Paris. They're boutique at 56, rue de Seine will soon have a tea room serving Anastasia, Troika, Prince Vladimir, Petrushka, Samovar, Zoubrovka, and Russian morning tea...
Endless samples to sniff...the in vrac - lose tea leaves sold by the gramme.
And tea sold in boite en metal from Les Contes de The. They also have a salon de the at 60, rue de Cherche-Midi ("tea Street") 75006, offering not less than 200 tea varieties. Sachets mousseline de thés are how the French do up tea bags in silk fabric..
China pots on a charcole brazier from Hindu Emami, brewing up Ayurvedtic herbal teas.