The Shen Yun Yixing Zisha Teapot is an innovative teapot. Its style is followed after the traditional Liu Fang Teapot (the body of teapot is hexagon), with a softer and more rounded shape. Teapot maker evenly make the body, the handle and the spout into six sides, and then add some wave style on the body, which makes the teapot look like a blooming flower. The lid is embedded with good air tightness. And the button on the top of the lid is like a nut, which echoes to the style of the teapot body. The handle is special, the upwards curved design makes the teapot more exquisite and easier to control while pouring out the liquid.
By changing the style of Liu Fang Teapot, this Shen Yun Yixing Zisha Teapot is more in line with the using habits of modern people.
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 ore of purple clay, a kind of hematite with much mica, a common mug in the early time. Because it contains relatively smaller ratio impurities than other material, and the big fire won't change its shape and glaze, it is widely used. And as it is mellow ruddy, it is also called red purple clay or Hong Qing Shui. The clay looks quaint, and after long time use the same teapot to brew the same teas, the taste of tea will be better. And there are many traditional models; both the makers and teapot lovers like to use this kind of clay.