Cha-ya Presents…Patti Wells & Ling-Yen Jones!

Cha-ya is happy to announce the return of two talented women: jewelry artist and metal-smith, Ling-Yen Jones & clothing designer and jewelry artist, Patti Wells. Ling-Yen's  jewelry speaks for itself; creations which are useful, artistic, symbolic and identifying; expressions of personal ideas. Both Patti's jewelry and clothing boast of natural creativity and beauty, with a unique "Zen flair." […]

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Selection of Tansu & More!

We have a lovely selection of tansu and other new arrivals, including a wonderful Boy's Day banner which is made in Japan of high quality cotton and measures 16' x 28". We also have two unique pieces from an estate: A large, antique cast iron pot and a large, hand carved hibachi with a copper […]

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Inventory Reduction Sale!

Cha-ya is hosting a January Inventory Reduction Sale for 5 days only! Starting Friday, January 26 – Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Savings include up to 50% on selected items. Please join us for this big event and save on beautiful home decor, art, Japanese antiques, jewelry, scarves and much more!  ~Mitsuko

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Small Business Saturday at Cha-ya!

   We always appreciate our customers' throughout the year! Thank you so much! This Saturday, after Thanksgiving, is hailed as "Small Business Saturday."  As you can appreciate, it is challenging to compete with big stores, especially with "Black Friday" each year. Cha-ya is excited to participate in and make Saturday a wonderful experience for you. (Our hours for Small Business Saturday […]

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Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Cha-ya presents a demonstration of traditional tea ceremony, and the serving of matcha. We will offer 2 seating times. Each demonstration will host up to 10 people. The cost is $5.00 per person. Space is limited. Please call or email Cha-ya ASAP, to make your reservation. 831.646.5486 SUNDAY, NOV. 5, 2017 First seating time: 11:00 a.m. […]

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Local Ceramist Returns to Cha-ya!

Joey Klein is a young potter from Carmel Valley. With both of his parents making pottery, he has spent his entire life around ceramics and was drawn to it from an early age. His interest in Japanese pottery grew from attending yearly firings at Hiroshi Ogawa's wood kiln in Oregon. A fondness for tea has […]

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Save the Date! Ling-Yen Designs Coming to Cha-ya!

We, at Cha-ya, are happy to announce this special event featuring handcrafted jewelry artist and metalsmith, Ling-Yen Jones!   Please join Mitsuko Noda Gammon, owner, and Ling-Yen Jones, jewelry on  Saturday, June 17 &  Sunday, June 18, 2017. On June 18, we will have special musical guest, Shakuhachi player, Karl Young. 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on both […]

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5-Day Collection Sale Event

We are excited to host a 5-Day Collection Sale beginning this Thursday, May 18 through Monday, May 22.  Cha-ya has acquired many gorgeous, one-of-a-kind pieces from several local family estates. The collection includes furniture, decor, framed art, dolls and other Japanese treasures. Above, 2 examples of acquired Teapots and Chadansu. Below, Noh Mask, Red Umbrella, 25 Poets […]

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Happy May! Happy Mother’s Day!

Dear Friends & Valued Customers, We have some new items just in time for Mother's Day! Scarves, tea sets, books, tea, amazing jewelry and much more!  For the entire month of May, we will be featuring local jewelry artist Connie Chisum by offering you 30% OFF on all of Connie's earrings and necklaces!  Connie's work is […]

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Pre-Order Shincha Now for 10% Discount!

Our Shincha (new tea) will be here soon and it is an exciting time of the year for tea lovers. As we have done for the past several years, we will air-import Hashiri Shincha, Shincha Kunpu and Shincha Houryoku once they are available. We are pleased to annouce that we are starting to accept pre-orders […]

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