This imported Russian Tea Glass holder, or Podstakannik, comes straight from Ukraine! Chrome plated, and featuring Duc de Richelieu, a famous soldier and stateman who is immortalized as a statue in Odessa city, Ukraine. De Richelieu served in the Russian Army during the Napoleonic, and French Revolutionary Wars. This set includes one clear glass, as well as the tea glass holder, and makes a great gift, piece of decoration, or personal tea glass holder. Drink your tea in style!
To avoid the cracking of the glass when pouring boiling water in it, put a metal spoon in the glass to conduct away some of the heat.