This 120ml "Peach" Yixing Teapot will make a lovely addition to your gongfu tea set, offering a delicate tea aesthetic. Duan Ni clay (Zi Sha) retains heat well, is porous and absorbent. What differentiates Duanni from other ZiSha teapots is that they don't impart any pungent flavors on the tea itself. Furthermore, the clay will mellow out any harsh notes the tea may have, like unbalanced smokiness or earthiness of darker teas.
Moon Rabbit is a mystical figure from Chinese culture. If you look up during the full moon, you'll see him with a mortar, pounding elixir of life. This 200ml Yixing Teapot shaped as Dragon Egg will make a lovely addition to your gongfu tea set. Duan Ni Yixing clay (Zi Sha) retains heat well, is porous and absorbent. The clay will mellow out any harsh notes the tea may have, like unbalanced smokiness or earthiness of darker teas.
Wen Dan is among the "three beauties" – three shapes of yixing teapots that stand out for their gracious lines and refined silhouette. This handmade teapot is wood-fired. The falling ash particles from the wood naturally shape the pattern and texture of its body during the firing in a unique transformation that takes place inside the kiln. The wood-fired purple clay teapot has the ability to soften the water. The rich mineral content of the clay interacts with the tea soup, enhancing its aroma and enriching the tea-tasting experience. This 130ml Wen Dan teapot is finely carved with an excerpt from Su Shi's beautiful poem "Calming The Wind and Waves"
Ren Yixin's 110ml "Persimmon" Shi Yuan Yixing Teapot is a stunning example of traditional yet innovative teapot creation. Crafted from highly prized ZhuNi clay from Zhao Zhuang Zhu, the teapot's smooth lines and harmonious shape strike a perfect balance between practicality and aesthetics. The teapot's deep scarlet and dark red color and its shape capture the essence of autumn, the beauty of nature, and the rich cultural history of China.
Shui Ping is a timeless design piece. This 110ml teapot is made of 20-years aged purple clay, Zi Ni. Aging the clay is a lengthy procedure that takes the properties of the famous purple clay up a notch. Aging makes the clay more homogenous, improves air permeability and the compatibility of various components in the mud. And last but not least - it accounts for a warmer, more vibrant color and a better overall look and feel of the finished product.
Qin Quan ("the right of Qin" or "the power of Qin") is one of the classical yixing shapes, named after Qin Shi Huang – the first emperor of unified China and founder of the Qin dynasty. This 180ml Yixing teapot with fast pour (16ml/sec) is made of Zi Ni – excellent clay to bring taste and aroma out of tea. The outside of the teapot is decorated with Hei Ni – another Yixing clay, with high iron content that turns black after firing. This Qin Quan features an exquisite pattern called Taotie.
This 140ml Zi Ni Yixing teapot made of clay from the delta of Yangtze River (Zi Sha) has excellent porosity and heat retaining properties that can significantly improve tea taste. The shape is the classical Xi Shi (宜兴). Xi Shi was a famous beauty of ancient China. This classical shape resembles her full round face, the spout looks like a mouth, gentle and graceful, and the handle resembles her elegant hair bun.
A gaiwan, used for infusing tea leaves, allows the tea drinker to smell the aroma and observe the tea leaves unfurling. This 120ml Yixing Gaiwan is made of Zi Ni – ZiSha clay. Zi Ni has excellent porosity and heat-retaining properties that significantly improve the taste of tea.
In the set: Yixing Gaiwan (Zi Sha: Zi Ni), and two sets of Yixing Clay Zi Ni Aroma Tea Cups
In the set: Yixing Teapot (Zi Sha: Zi Ni), and two sets of matching Yixing Clay Zi Ni Aroma Tea Cups