Brown Swirl Yixing Clay 20 Ounce TeapotBrew your favorite 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 ...
Size: 10cmx8cm Capacity: About 100g Material: Purple Clay Duan Ni Yixing Purple Clay
The Yixing teapot is a part of the ancient culture of China, a true artwork, an item indispensable to tea lovers. The special clay from which this teapot is made is called Zisha clay. Zi means purple while sha means sand. Zisha clay is also known as 5 colored clay because its basic colors are red, yellow, green, blue, and purple. The porous nature of zisha clay absorbs the flavor, smell, and color of tea that is brewed in it. One more feature of this clay is that the teapot conducts heat very slowly. This means the teapot handle may be always grasped without fear of burn. Over time Yixing teapots develop a seasoning from repeated use, making the tea brewed from a well used teapot a special treat. 1.75 pint capacity.