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TEACU Yixing Handmade Xishi Hu Zisha Purple Clay Teapot Yi Hu Chun Xue 260cc by TEACU

  • Zi Sha Tea Pot Shape:Bamboo section XiShi
  • Material:purple clay(Di Chao Qing)
  • Suitable to Brewing Various series of tea , oolong tea ( light...

$1888.99

Product Description

To own a quality YiXing teapot is to own a piece of history, a work of art and a valuable tea brewing vessel. Many tea connoisseurs would say that the YiXing teapot is an indispensable tool for a tea enthusiast's collection. The qualities that make them truly special are directly linked to the zisha clay, found only in the Jiangsu province of China, and the highly skilled craftspeople commissioned to create the pots.
TEACU teapot is made of senior purple clay, completely hand made, with a high value of collection

How to care your Zisha teapots:


1) Gurantee the outside and inside dry after use, too much moisture is unfavourable.
2) put it in well-ventilated areas, avoid the damp,dusty,oil and feverish place. wrap and seal is the biggest taboo.
3) Making the Teapot lid tightly closed is not suggested, and it is better to position the Teapot lid on the side to allow air to flow into the Teapot.
4) Dont leave the Teapot with water all the day long.
5) Making one certain tea in One Teapot, do not use a same Teapot for several different teas.
6) Do not wash the Teapot with abstergent or any other chemical component, or the Teapot will lose its lustre as well as the tea flavor
7) Blot the water outside the Teapot with gauze after each use, leave a third tea leaves in the port, rush into boiled water, for two or three times, then pour the tea water onto the Teapots boday evenly, dry the Teapot with cloth eventually.

TEACU Yixing Handmade Small Size Yi Tuan He Qi Purple Clay Zi Sha Teapots Jian Xian Zi Qing Shui Ni 280cc by TEACU

  • Natural materials are more conducive to health
  • Exquisite workmanship tested by good water tightness,It is suitable...
  • Material:Purple Clay(Purpe Qing Shui Ni)

$1888.99

Product Description

To own a quality YiXing teapot is to own a piece of history, a work of art and a valuable tea brewing vessel. Many tea connoisseurs would say that the YiXing teapot is an indispensable tool for a tea enthusiast's collection. The qualities that make them truly special are directly linked to the zisha clay, found only in the Jiangsu province of China, and the highly skilled craftspeople commissioned to create the pots.
TEACU teapot is made of senior purple clay, completely hand made, with a high value of collection

How to care your Zisha teapots:


1) Gurantee the outside and inside dry after use, too much moisture is unfavourable.
2) put it in well-ventilated areas, avoid the damp,dusty,oil and feverish place. wrap and seal is the biggest taboo.
3) Making the Teapot lid tightly closed is not suggested, and it is better to position the Teapot lid on the side to allow air to flow into the Teapot.
4) Dont leave the Teapot with water all the day long.
5) Making one certain tea in One Teapot, do not use a same Teapot for several different teas.
6) Do not wash the Teapot with abstergent or any other chemical component, or the Teapot will lose its lustre as well as the tea flavor
7) Blot the water outside the Teapot with gauze after each use, leave a third tea leaves in the port, rush into boiled water, for two or three times, then pour the tea water onto the Teapots boday evenly, dry the Teapot with cloth eventually.


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Cha Dao: The Way of Tea - HamletHub (press release) (registration) (blog)

Using the art of tea to create an atmosphere of tranquility and peace. Tea in Chinese culture is to Wine in Western culture. The origin of Tea as a beverage is one of legend, for the story goes that it was discovered by Shen Nong, a legendry emperor and father of Chinese medicine who lived over 5000 years ago. Shen Nong created a fire under a tree to boil some water, for he was parched and tired from searching for herbs. Shen Nong was allured by the aroma, and curious about the taste, so he drank it. Immediately he felt refreshed, as if all of his exhaustion had left his body. This made tea an herb used in medicine, however. it grew in great popularity in the courts of emperors, for people who could not stomach wine were given tea, and it eventually became the beverage of choice by the Sung Dynasty (A. D. 960). . The method used to cultivate tea was developed during... During this period, the Chinese did extensive research on tea. They studied where and how it grew, which soil, climate, and leaves were the best. They also studied when to pick and how to treat the leaves. From different regions, came different styles of brewing, serving, drinking. One of the most famous characters in the history of tea is Lo Yu. He devoted his life to tea, and wrote the Classic of tea, which was the 1 authorative book on tea. He investigated not only the tea, but the water, fire, and teapot. He is recognized as the Sage of Tea. There are 6 subdivisions of tea: White, Yellow, Light Green, Green, Red, and Black. Most Westerners are familiar with and drink red and black teas. All teas flavor are based on region, climate, soil, sunlight, and water. a green tea from the south will be different from a green tea in the north. Also the time the leaf is picked, and in what season it was picked will make a difference as well. There are actual schools where you can learn everything about tea, including the cha dao for each type of tea. The health benefits of tea depend on the type of tea itself, and also the quality of the tea. Green tea is the most known of all the teas in China, Oolong tea will have very similar health benefits. Its health benefits include: its rich in polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which function as powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants can reduce the formation of free radicals, which play a role in inflammation, aging, and diseases in the body. Studies have also shown that catechins can kill bacteria and inhibit viruses like the influenza virus, potentially lowering your risk of infections. Catechins also can improve your dental health by killing bacteria that causes tooth decay. Green tea also contains L-theanine, which increases the activity of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, which has anti-anxiety effects. The combination of the two is particularly potent at improving brain function. Green tea has been shown to boost the metabolic rate and increase fat burning in the short term, reduce insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar levels. It also has been shown to lower total and LDL cholesterol, as well as protect the LDL particles from oxidation. Oolong tea, more specifically Tie Guan Yin, provides Potassium, Calcium, Zinc, Magnesium, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fluorine and Vitamin C. It has been known to prevent cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It slows the cellular aging process, improves metabolism, relieves stress, and promotes energy. Oolong tea improves digestion, protects the body from cardiovascular atherosclerosis, reduces body fat, and improves gallbladder function. Like all Chinese teas, Oolong is brimming with antioxidants. Puerh tea has been shown to lower cholesterol, treat metabolic syndrome by improving obesity, beneficially adjusting blood lipids, lowering blood sugar and preventing oxidation of cholesterol plaque. Researchers recently discovered that puerh tea inhibited tumor growth through a variety of mechanisms, and has a similar amount of antioxidants as green tea, and oolong tea. Puerh tea is fermented and contains a microorganism called Aspergillus Niger. It also contains Saccharomyces, which also helps prevent the growth of bad bacteria in the body. Water is the Mother of Tea, The. Source: news.hamlethub.com

Latest News

  • Penn State Tea Institute To Host 'Yixing Teapot' Exhibition

    04/22/15 ,via Onward State

    Taiwanese tea master Teaparker aka Chi Zongxian, who suggested the concept of “the teapot serves the tea,” was recently invited to Penn State for a four-day “yixing teapot” exhibition. An unprecedented occurrence, this is the first time an American

  • Cha Dao: The Way of Tea

    The teapot should be clay, from the Yi Xing province. This type of clay has a high level of quartz and iron, which is beneficial in keeping an even temperature throughout the teapot. The teapot should be well balanced, and not have any odors from 

  • Serious Teapots for Serious Drinkers

    11/21/11 ,via New York Times

    Teapots from Yixing, in the coastal province of Jiangsu, north of Shanghai, were being made in the 16th century, and possibly earlier. But in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, under the Kangxi emperor, production was raised to a new level with

Books

  • The Stonewares of Yixing

    Hong Kong University Press. 1986. ISBN: 9622091121,9789622091122. 287 pages.

    Despite its beauty, individuality and variety of design, the red or brown unglazed stoneware produced at Yixing in Jiangsu Province has received less attention than other branches of Chinese ceramic art. The Yixing potters have always specialized in the making of teapots, whose use became widespread during the Ming period as a result of the innovation of making tea from rolled leaves, rather than using it in the fine-ground, powdered from in which it had previously been supplied.

  • The beauty of Chinese Yixing teapots & the finer art of tea drinking

    Times Editions Pte. 2001. 154 pages.

    This volume contains the history and legends of the most famous teapot in China, the Yixing teapot: discover the properties and secrets of Yixing clay. It showcases over 60 of the most beautiful Yixing teapots, the works of some of the best known master craftsmen, in splendid full-color photography, and debunks some common myths about tea drinking, among them that tea tastes better in tiny red pots! It also guides you on the best ways to make tea, from selection of the right material to handling the preparation itself. The author takes the reader through the process of comparative testing with different teapots and different teas. His method, knowledge and experience will help you make the best choice, and get the best fragrance and taste out of your own teapots. Beautifully designed,...

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  • Fine leaves flutter in a place of delight

    08/27/15 ,via China Daily

    When you taste tea in China, the best brews really need to be served from a zisha teapot. This little fellow is made from a special clay found in Yixing, Jiangsu province, whose porous nature is said to allow the teapot to absorb the subtle nuances of the ...

  • A tea snob's guide to the world’s finest tea sets

    08/06/15 ,via Daily Life

    The Yixing clay it is made from will take on the flavour of the tea, so it's best to only use it for one type of tea. It's a little hot retro romance to go with your hot cuppa tea. If you are too cynical to deal with this image on a daily basis ...

  • Shen Yunlan: China's Leading Maker of Zisha Pots

    07/13/15 ,via 中国妇女网

    WOC: Could you brief us on zisha and the traits of Yixing tea wares? Shen: Zisha is a mixture of the materials kaolin, quartz and mica with a high density of iron oxide. It has a special bimolecular structure and bears wonderful air-permeable and ...

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