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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3-Day Sale this Weekend !

We are offering a special 3-day sale of 25% off everything in the shop (excludes tea and consignment pieces) this upcoming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 10, 11 & 12! This is a chance to have a significant savings on unique, one-of-a-kind items that you love. Scarves, jewelry, ceramics, incense, books, antiques, collectibles, getas, unique […]

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Chaya Presents Tanka Poet, Mariko Kitakubo!

We are pleased and honored to have Mariko Kitakubo, a renowned and talented tanka poet from Tokyo, Japan! Please join us for this lovely and intimate hour. DATE: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017 TIME: 1:00 P.M.- 2:00 P.M. THIS SPECIAL EVENT IS FREE, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE CALL US TODAY AND RESERVE YOUR SEAT! 831~646~5486 […]

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Super Sale Just Announced for Saturday!

Dear Friends, In appreciation for your loyalty and support, we are announcing a One Day Only Sale this Saturday of 25% Off everything in the store, including the beautiful work of our local artists, Connie Chisum & Ruth Williams! Shop Small, Shop Local this Saturday, November 26 and receive 25% off your entire purchase.  This […]

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Shop Small Business Saturday @ Cha-ya!

We are always appreciative of our customers that support us throughout the year. The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known now as "Small Business Saturday;"  As you can appreciate, it is challenging to compete with big stores and "Black Friday" each year, so Cha-ya is excited to participate in and make Saturday a wonderful experience for […]

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Back by Popular Demand ~ Furoshiki Sessions

Since our November class, we have had numerous requests to do another Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Class!  Thank you for your interest! We will again offer two sessions, however, the cost will be $19 which will include the demonstration, plus a user-friendly book and a piece of furoshiki fabric! DATE: SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017 Session 1 […]

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