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Different from the ordinary design of purple clay teapot, of which the spout, knob and handle are in one line, this Handmade Tangyu Yixing Zisha Teapot is similar with Yushang teapot, which was used for boiling tea in ancient times, for the handle and the spout form a 90-degree angle. Especially, the spout, handle and knob on the lid are made of Jiaoni, which require great skills for the craftsman to accomplish.
The finished Tangyu teapot looks fine and exquisite with wood grain, which makes the teapot more distinctive. Placed on the table, the Tangyu Yiing Zisha Teapot can also bring your home ancient Chinese atmosphere.
Distinguished from traditional Yixing Zisha teapot, the unique and novel design of Tangyu Yixing Zisha Teapot will definitely impress you when brewing teas with it.
Jiaoni is clays of different colors blended together, knead and press them by hand, but not mixing them to the extent that they lose their individual identities. Therefore, natural patterns and textures will be formed, such as wood grain, water ripples or even butterfly-like pattern. The process of making Jiaoni requires great craftsmanship. Decorated with these elegant and particular patterns, the appearance of the purple clay teapot becomes more diverse and distinctive. What’s more, these patterns also increase the artistic and ornamental value of the teapot.
Born in “the Pottery Capital of China” – Yixing County in 1965, Zhou Faqing is a certificated national grade craftsman, he is also a member of China Association of Arts & Crafts, member of arts and crafts society of Jiangsu Province and member of Folk Collection and Research Society of Jiangsu Province. Zhou has unique expertise on the style and design of zisha teapot, he usually seeks inspiration from the broad and profound Chinese culture, and therefore, his works are filled with a sense of history and can bring out the charm of quaintness and simplicity.
Optimally selected from Zhisha clay mined in Huanglong Mountains, Tiexing clay appears in eggplant color and has been regarded as the superior material for making purple clay teapot. The teapot made of this clay has a distinctive double pore surface with many tiny molten globules on it for its fine viscosity property. These many microscopic holes allow the tea to breathe and help bring out the fragrance, color and taste of the original tea leaf. So, Tiexing clay teapot is very suitable for brewing Oolong tea and Pu-erh tea.
Yixing County, the Pottery Capital of China, has a very long history of pottery making for around 6500 years. Yixing boasts abundant resources of argil, tea, bamboo and charcoal, all of which build the important material resource basis for making pottery. Yixing Zisha products have been awarded many prizes both in home and abroad, some excellent works have been presented as national gifts in international communications.
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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.
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.