The Japanese writing on these cups reads "Hei" and "Wa," which together mean "Peace." It's a perfect sentiment for sharing a cup of tea with your loved ones. In 1947, Mr. Miya's flower shop opened on 28th Street in New York City. Over the years, it has evolved into a leading importer of Japanese tableware and gifts. Owned and operated by the Matsukawa family, Miya continues to bring home the best of Japan. Their mission is to provide the most unique products made in, or inspired by, Japan for the global market, bringing the best of the country right to your home.