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The Goldfish Tea Bag The relationship between tea leaves and water is as natural as a goldfish swimming in water. A tea bag is cut into the shape of an elegant goldfish – the Goldfish Tea Bag. Goldfish Tea Bags are made via a 16-step process. Nine of these steps require handcrafted skills in order to display the ultimate craftsmanship of the Goldfish Tea Bag. The purpose of such a complicated process is to express the artistry of the Goldfish Tea Bag. When the tea bag is brewed in hot water and begins to swell, the shape of a goldfish begins to form. The mouth of the tea bag is designed with a special cotton thread, Pulling the thread enables the tea bag to move in water. Creating a natural rhythm of moment from the fluctuations of the water. A life-like goldfish appears to be swimming in your tea cup. The concept of the Goldfish Tea Bag echoes its manufacturer’s cultural appeal – Creating charming products, enjoying a charm filled life. When the beauty of tea culture is delivered through the elegant shape of a goldfish, Tea drinkers can not only enjoy the taste, but also enjoy the fun and beauty of brewing tea with this tea bag.
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