Yixing Teapots & Kettles
As the name may suggest for those who know, the Yixing teapots and kettles come from the centuries old style of tea brewing called Yixing. The style got its name from the clay used to make these teapots and kettles which was taken from the Yixing area in Eastern China. These teapots and kettles come in quite a number of models that you can choose from. A majority of them are handcrafted thus making them a unique option that your tea drinking buddies will always envy. You can choose from various designs, colors and sizes of Yixing Teapots and Kettles at the Tea Supply.
Yixing clay from China is known amongst tea connoisseurs as one of the best ways to steep tea. The semi-porous clay absorbs the flavor of the tea leaves, making for a more flavorful cup, and builds a nutrient layer along the inner wall of the pot.
The beauty of this teapot is astonishing with the flowers and branche motif against the red, yello and blue colors. It is a work of are as well as a very functional teapot. Made by skilled artisans with world famous Yixing clay. The best in the world. Includes stainless steel infuser. Most teapots sprinkle a few drops while pouring. There is nothing wrong with your teapot. The Chinese consider this good luck. Clean by rising with clear water
Brightly colored with beautiful yellow blossoms, this large Yixing pot looks great while steeping your prized tea! And it makes your tea even better over time. Yixing clay seasons as you use it, which accentuates the flavors and aroma of your tea
Bamboo Accent Yixing Tea Pot ~ The tiny air pockets in the fired clay provide insulation and enrich the aroma and taste of the tea. With continued use the yixing tea pot will absorb the flavor of the tea… again enhancing the aroma and taste. Yixing tea pots date back to the Sung Dynasty. This wonderful bamboo accent tea pot holds approximately 7 oz. Measures approximately 4.5 inches long by 5 inches tall. Each piece is handcrafted in China.
Brown Duck Yixing Tea Pot ~ The tiny air pockets in the fired clay provide insulation and enrich the aroma and taste of the tea. With continued use the yixing tea pot will absorb the flavor of the tea… again enhancing the aroma and taste. Yixing tea pots date back to the Sung Dynasty. This wonderful yixing tea pot holds approximately 10 oz. Measures approximately 6 inches long by 3.25 inches tall. Each piece is handcrafted in China.
Yixing (Pronounced Ee-Shing) Teapots first appeared during the Sung Dynasty (960-1279) in the Yixing Region Of China. The purple or red clay from which the teapots are made is unique to Yixing. Chinese artisans honed their craft to expert levels of mastery and the Yixing Teapots became renowned throughout China and Europe. The Purple Clay's Unique Properties Make It Ideal For Brewing Tea And Is Never Hidden On Yixing Teapots By Glazes. Yixing Teapots Are Intended For Individual Use, Producing 1-2 Servings Of Tea. For This Reason, The Chinese Historically Would Carry Their Own Personal Yixing Teapot.
This wonderfully designed Yixing teapot from Asia is easily maintained. Yixing teapots have the unique ability to absorb the tea flavor with continued usage. The fired clay contains tiny air pockets for insulation and enhanced taste of fine tea. For best enjoyment, first place one teaspoon of loose tea leaves into the pot, then fill with hot water and drain. Refill with boiling water, let the tea leaves steep for one minute and enjoy. To clean, just empty the leaves and flush with hot water.
Brew your admired tea in this beautifully hand crafted Yixing clay teapot. This traditional style teapot is in a cylinder shape with a swirl of brown, black and tan colors. The smaller size of the teapot is traditional of the Chinese culture where it is common to drink many small portions of tea to avoid over-steeping. Tea can be brewed quickly and assures it will be served without bitterness. Yixing ware has the unique ability to absorb the tea flavor with continued usage. It is even said that after many years of use, you can brew tea just by adding boiling water to the teapot. The fired clay contains tiny air pockets which provide insulation and enhanced taste and aroma of fine tea. The different colors are achieved from pigments added into the clay before firing. Due to the handmade nature of this tea pot, the textures and patterns will vary from piece to piece.7-3/4" L x 4" W x 4" H, with a 20 ounce capacity
This beautiful hand-crafted Yixing Ware tea pot is made from the clay of the Yixing Chinese province. Yixing ware has the unique ability to absorb the tea flavor with continued usage. The fired clay contains tiny air pockets which provide insulation and enhanced taste and aroma of fine tea. The different colors are achieved from pigments added into the clay before firing, creating a unique and beautiful teapot
Round Bubble Yixing Teapot (Purple Clay Teapot), 5 oz capacity. This teapot is traditionally used to brew only one type of tea. The tea leaves are placed directly in the teapot. Over time, the teapot will become seasoned, as the porous nature of the teapot absorbs the flavor and aroma of the tea leaves. Ultimately, the seasoned clay teapot will enhance the taste, color and aroma of future steeps of the same tea. Mahamosa is committed to donating 50% of after-tax net profits to charity, as part of its Being in the World(R) mission.