Do Irish read tea leaves? Though the art of reading tea and wine sediments originated in ancient Greece, the Celtic nations perfected the art of reading tea leaves. “The Irish, Welsh and Scottish people are said to be fey, which means ‘closer to the other side,’” explained Donnelly when I sat in the chair and asked about the custom.
What is it called when you read tea leaves? Tasseography (also known as tasseomancy) is the art of identifying symbols and interpreting messages found in the shapes and configurations of tea leaves.
How much does a tea leaf reading cost? Reade charges about $60 for a half-hour, and finds that people who normally shy away from the “wizardry and witchcraft of tarot and runes” are drawn to the divination of tea leaves.
What tea leaves are best for reading? The best kind to use for a successful reading is loose leaf tea with a broad leaf, and in particular Wright says that oolong or gun powder teas are the best options. Both Wright and Marrama recommend this gunpowder tea that you can purchase from Amazon.