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24 August 2015

Step-by-step guide to the art of tasseography

How to Read Tea Leaves 101

If you’ve just bet on the lottery and can’t wait to find out whether you’ve picked the winning numbers, it might be time to put the kettle on and prepare for a little glimpse into your future with the help of our guide to tasseography – or ‘The Art of Reading Tea Leaves’. 

The art of reading tea leaves to tell the future has its roots in medieval Europe, where fortune tellers would interpret shapes made from molten wax. With the introduction of tea into Europe from China in the 17th century those interested in divination had a tastier technique for looking into the future.

How to Read Tea Leaves 101

While we can’t promise the tea leaves will accurately forecast what’s in store, you will get a nice hot cup of tea at least!

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How To Read Tea Leaves


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