Takumi means craftsmanship/artisan in Japanese and this tea pot is named after that because it is the actual tea pot that is used by the professional tea artisans in Shizuoka. This is because it is evaluated as one of the best tea pots that extracts the best quality from the tea leaves.
This tea pot is made in Yokkaichi region of Mie Prefecture, which is very famous for its traditional Japanese artisan pottery called the Banko Yaki. The more you use the more gloss (glint) and taste will appear in this tea pot. If you are looking for a tea pot that will extract the best taste from the teas, then this tea pot will be the one.