How do you read tea leaves in a cup? The cup is divided into three parts. The rim designates the present; the side, events not far distant; and the bottom the distant future. The nearer the symbols appear to the handle the nearer to fulfillment will be the events foretold.
What tea do you use for tea leaf reading? As the host, you can read the fortunes for your guests using tea leaves, or teach them to read their own fortunes. Dress up in a mysterious fortune-teller costume and light a few candles to really set the mood. Basic black loose leaf tea will work perfectly, although any loose leaf tea will do the trick.
How do you use fortune telling tea cups? Move the cup from the left side three times in a circle and then turn it over. Generally, the tea leaf symbols closest to the rim are events in the near future and the closer to the bottom of the cup the tea leaves, the further away the event will be.
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.