An Introduction to Teapot Shapes Ⅰ

A teapot is a vessel with a spout used for steeping and pouring tea. Teapot usually has an opening with a lid at their top, where the dry tea and hot water are added, a handle for holding by hand and a spout through which the tea is served.

Yao Bian (furnace transmutation) in Teaware

Yao Bian is regarded as an artistic porcelain glaze and appreciated by people. It is an accidental colouring change in the kiln which will result unpredictable beautiful color and patterns on teapot, tea cup, tea accessories, etc.

A Brief Introduction to Four Famous Types of Potteries in China

The invention and development of Chinese potteries are an important part of the history of Chinese civilization. Famed for the exquisite and intricacy, and named after the cities they are mainly sourced from, the Chinese four famous types of potteries are Yixing Zisha pottery in Jiangsu, Jianshui Wucai pottery in Yunnan, Qinzhou Nixing pottery in Guangxi and Rongchang pottery in Chongqing.

How to Season Yixing Teapot

TeaVivre specially presents this video to every tea lovers and Yixing fans to introduce you how to season a Yixing teapot. Seasoning a teapot is to better maintain our beloved Zisha teapot, and here TeaVivre just introduce a simple method – water boiling method.

Beware of teapot crack in winter

We recommend you using some warm water to rinse the Zisha teapot before using it. Thus it can not only warm up, but also clean the teapot.