$ 229.95 $ 181.94
Fu Shou (Chinese: 福寿, wishing the tea drinker has long and happy life) purple clay tea pot, one of our featured Yixing teapots comes from Yixing(宜兴) City, in the heart of Jiangsu Province.
This tea pot is a perfect combination of Chinese purple clay and Chinese calligraphy.
The whole pot body is decorated with Xiao Zhuan (Chinese: 小篆, a style of Chinese calligraphy) characters incorporating best Wishes for the drinker. “福” and “寿” means happiness and longevity.
Made of Duanni clay and handmade by local seasoned potter who are adept at making purple clay pot, this Fu Shou Yixing Teapot has round and plump body which is smooth to touch and pour. In addition to these, the hyperbolic ear-shaped handle adhered to pot body and build-in strainer with nine holes structure offer more convenience and hand feeling to its user. Plus sturdily constructed bottom with a personal chop carved below, It deserves to be rated as an exquisite teapot.
This unglazed Yixing teapot proved it could capture most the real color and fragrance of tea. If it is seasoned well, tea liquid will not easily get stale even left overnight in the summer.
The cold fountain possesses the taste of morning, while Yixing purple clay is pregnant with tincture of the spring. Yixing purple clay (also known as Zhisha), as a unique ceramic art form and essential part of Chinese tea culture, has a long history of more than 1,000 years. Yixing Zisha can also be referred to by the name of its birth place, Yixing, located in the southern Jiangsu, in south China. The earliest ceramic activity here can be traced back to five to six thousand years ago, based on the relics of Neolithic Age, found by experts. As a kind of traditional handicraft and trade good, purple clay plays a crucial role in this region, furthermore the impact brought by purple clay on tea culture and ceramics industry are impossible to estimate.
Yixing teapots won universal appeal not only for their novel design and varying colors but also for the utility and multifunction. They are made of Yixing clay, which is a special kind of mineral found in mountains of Yixing, rich in iron, quartz, mica, kaolin, hematite, isinglass, in addition to many other trace minerals. It has been used for making purple clay for many years since Song dynasty (960-1279).
The term "Yixing clay" is often used as an umbrella term to describe several distinct types of clay used to make Yixing teapots, such as:
Purple clay or Zisha or Zini (紫砂/紫泥), purple-brown color;
Zhuni (朱泥), reddish brown clay with high iron content;
Duanni (段泥), formulated by using various stones and minerals on the basis of Benshan green clay, producing various colors including beige, yellow, and green.
All the 3 kinds of clay feature for their own peculiar characteristics and can be made into tea pots having unique style of their own.
$ 59.99 $ 24.92
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.
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.
$ 8.95 $ 6.84
Safety Test Report
The material glass has passed the certification of SGS.
$ 69.95 $ 54.94
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.