The teapot is massive. Really, just massive. It's heavy, yellow-brown stoneware, and has a tall, spired lid and wide, curving handle. On one side of it I painted a large Hogwarts crest, and on the other, Jo Rowling's increasingly famous speech from the London Premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2:
"The stories we love best do live in us forever. So whether you come back by the page or the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home." -J.K. Rowling
I think I cry Every. Single. Time.
To accompany this teapot, I thought four house cups would be appropriate. (Bad pun intended.) So, each house has its own teacup and saucer, each with the appropriate emblem and colors, and each with a saucer covered in a swirl of description from the various Sorting Hat songs throughout the books. If you read the saucers, you'll have a good idea of what characteristics make Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw unique. (As if you didn't already know.)
Perfect for Harry Potter movie parties, birthday parties, tea parties, reading parties, or general daily tea-drinking fun. And if you know someone to fit each house, all the better!
This is the ultimate tea set for Potterheads, and is utterly one-of-a-kind.
All of my work is dishwasher and microwave safe, but should not be scrubbed vigorously with anything harsh. The paint is heat-set, and very well equipped to stand up to time, but can be scratched away if the scratcher is determined enough.