Specialty tea tins can be found at specialty retail shops or online. Often they are very pretty and can be had to match almost any décor. Usually they are stainless steel and double walled to protect the tea stored in it. By storing Loose Leaf Tea in a proper container, tea can be kept fresh for up to a year.
If you have several different kinds of teas stored in tea tins a tea chest can be the perfect way to keep them all together and convenient. Additionally, the tea chest adds a certain old world charm to preparing, storing, and serving tea.