How does reading tea leaves work? 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.
How do you prepare for a tea leaf reading? So how do I set the stage for a tea reading? It may sound obvious, but in order to read tea leaves, you must first brew a cup of tea. Assemble your teacup (preferably white or a light color to allow you to see the leaves’ configurations more clearly), hot water, and loose tea leaves.
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.
Where did reading tea leaves originate? Tea leaf reading, also known as tasseography, is said to have origins in Asia, the Middle East, and Ancient Greece, with Middle Eastern cultures typically using coffee. However, modern tea leaf reading began in the 17th century, when tea was introduced from China to Europe.