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These four Xi Shi Yixing teapots made of Di Cao Qing clay, have large capacity. Each teapot is engraved with one of the four Chinese characters in different font types: 福, 禄, 寿, 喜. These words are very small, which shows the maker’s superb skills.
福 (pronunciation: fú) means luck, represents all kinds of good things. Nowadays, people peruse material well-being as well as the satisfying of spirit. And in the beginning of New Year, people pray good luck in the coming year. In China, people tend to paste a red painting of Chinese character “福” on the door, to bring them luck and wish a good and prosperous life in next year.
禄 (pronunciation: lù) means wealth, represents fortune and prosperity. In ancient China, Lu is the salary of government officials, also refers to the wealth that people pursue all their lives. And now, it is not just their salary, but the happiness and blessing in modern world.
寿 (pronunciation: shòu) is longevity, refers to good health and long life, which is the biggest wish of people through the ages. Life is very short, and longevity is the foundation of continuous wealth and happiness. The culture of longevity is quite common in civil prayer.
喜 (pronunciation: xǐ) is happiness, meets Chinese traditional psychology, longing for the good luck and fortune. All people want to meet the happiness and wish that the good luck can be always around them.
Di Cao Qing is originally produced in Huanglong, Dingshan, Yixing (宜兴), Jiangsu Province. It was widely used by Modern Teapot makers in early years, but nowadays it is very rare. The turquoise Ben Shan Lv Ni particles are uneven distributed in ore, and these particles are commonly known as "corn" or "cat's eye". The clay is mixed naturally and after firing the argillaceous is mildness and exquisite. The clay is purple with golden sand granular dots, after firing it become pork liver color and after seasoning the argillaceous is exquisite and ruddy and the surface has oil texture.
The Maker - Sun WenThe maker of this teapot is Sun Wen who is a young female potter. She was born in Dingshu Village, Yixing, Jiangsu which is famous for pottery. Her Parents are old potters. From her childhood she was interested in Yixing purple clay. She likes innovation and always studies hard to constantly improve her own workmanship. The shape of the teapots is quaint and the style is elegant. She carves the words and pictures on the teapot, so the teapot becomes gentler.
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The PureTea Glass Tea Infuser is one of the most versatile portable beverage tumblers you'll find anywhere. This bottle has a removable infuser for either tea or fruit, and it's double-walled design keeps your drink hot on your way to work.
"Every tea lover should own one of these!" - Lara W, Tea Enthusiast
Using PureTea's special borosilicate glass, you can be sure that this bottle is safe for both hot or cold liquids and will not impart any unwanted flavor into your drink, such as with stainless steel travel mugs.
A SilverOnyx version of the infuser is also available without logo or neoprene sleeve.
Height: 9.65" (245 mm)
Width/Diameter: 2.83" (72 mm)
Volume: 14 oz (414 mL)
Net. Weight: 1 lb (492 g)
Lid: Food Grade Stainless Steel w/ Rubber Waterproof Seal
Bottle: Insulated Double-Wall Borosilicate Glass
Filter: Food Grade Stainless Steel
Base: Food Grade Stainless Steel w/ Rubber Waterproof Seal and Rubber Non-Slip Pad
¹You can leave the contents in the filter as long as you wish, however over-steeping tea leaves may lead to tea that is bitter and astringent.
²Loose leaf teas may be used multiple times before losing their flavor, however it is not recommended to use after 8 hours.
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Safety Test Report
The material glass has passed the certification of SGS.
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Purple clay: The purple clay (Zi Sha) has the characteristics of fast heat transmission and good heat preservation. Teapots made by this material are specifically designed to retain the aroma and flavors of the tea. It is better to use a certain Zi Sha Teapot only for one kind of tea.
This clay is porous when fired and is ideal for the making of teapots. Over time, the clay absorbs the flavors from the tea and releases them later. The teapots have become popular in China since the North Song Dynasty and were traded to many countries.
Xi Shi Yixing Zi Sha Teapot with element shape, natural beauty as Xi Shi (西施 the name of one of the four great beauties of ancient China) is a classic style which is the first choice for Zi Sha Teapot lovers.
Elegant and fluent line, the proportion coordination, all show the beauty of the full state.
The body of teapot like the pure full round face of a beautiful girl.