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.
Features: 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.
The spout like beauty cherry mouth of a girl, gentle and graceful. It is not only beautiful, but also practical. The pearl on the lid just symbolizes the tuinga of the noble person in Chinese ancient times.
The handle of the teapot like a woman’s elegant bun which naturally reveal woman’s lovely figure.
The inside and bottom of the teapot is carefully crafted.
Tea liquor flowing easy and smooth.
Excellent air tightness Press the tiny hole on the lid, downward the spout and no water will leak.
Pour water full of the teapot and press the spout, downward the lid it will still tightly stick with teapot.
A common Chinese saying goes “In the eyes of a lover, Xi Shi appears”. This phrase means that everyone thinks his/her own partner is as beautiful as Xi Shi, regardless of how they may appear to other people. It is believable that every tea lover and Yixing Clay (Zi Sha) teapot lover will has his “Xi Shi” in his heart.