It is a source of utter bewilderment to my mother that, despite being a homeowner and mother of two, I do not own a tea pot. If you too are looking to avoid disappointed looks from a parent on her next visit and unwanted "protest" tea bag stains on your worktop, read on for my six of the best vessels for a great brew:
Six of the Best: Tea Pots
Bathing Girls tea pot, £27.50 at Dutch by Design.
Sanderson Dandelion Clocks fine china tea pot, £24.99 at the gifted penguin.
Bean tea press, £33 at Bodum.
White enamel tea pot with navy blue trim, £14 at Labour and wait.
PiP Studio tea pot, £29.95 at John Lewis.
Blazing flowers tea pot in blazing blue, £16.99 at The Contemporary Home.