In Korea, tea is associated with meditation; as you empty your cup, you empty your mind. While in England, the British love affair with afternoon tea has long left behind its origins of a snack to stop you fainting before supper arrives, to become the perennial delightful treat in an otherwise stressful world.
In these stressful, uncertain times, people are embracing the carpe diem mentality; dusting off their fine bone china and fancy tableware to live everyday as a celebration. Otherwise, what are we waiting for? Fine bone china is historically embedded with the spirit of celebration and regal poshness.