Samovar by Batashev Everyone knows that the samovar – a device for making hot water. Самовар means sam or self and var or boil. “Self – boiler “- hence the word came. Russian samovar is the unique device which does not exist in any other country. There are similar devices in China that also have a pipe and ash pit but the construction is different.
A samovar is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in and around Russia, as well as in other Central, South-Eastern, Eastern European countries, Kashmir and in the Middle-East.