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.
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.
Xi Shi teapot from the finest ZhuNi Yixing clay is a piece of timeless elegance. Reminiscent of the legendary beauty of ancient China, this classical shape resembles Xi Shi's round face, the spout looks like a beautiful mouth, and the handle resembles her elegant hair bun. The size of 80ml makes it ideal for enjoying tea solo or with someone special, perfectly fitting into a pair of small Gong Fu Cha teacups. This Xi Shi teapot is designed to enhance the tea experience while adding a touch of elegance to your collection.
Xu Bian stands as an embodiment of timeless elegance. This 190ml teapot is crafted from ZiNi clay that has been aged for two decades. The process of aging Yixing clay enhances the already renowned qualities of ZiSha. As the clay matures over time, it eliminates organic matter, enriching the clay's purity. Aging makes the clay more homogenous, improving air permeability and various components' compatibility. Through these combined effects, Xu Bian elevates the tea-drinking experience, enriching flavors and aromas.
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.
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.
This 140ml Zi Ni Yixing teapot made of clay from the delta of the Yangtze River (Zi Sha) has excellent porosity and heat-retaining properties that can significantly improve tea taste. The shape is the classical Xi Shi (西施). 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 Teacups. Zi Ni's excellent porosity and heat-retaining properties work wonders in transforming the taste of tea, surpassing other materials like glass, porcelain, glazed teapots, or even other ZiSha clays.
In the set: Yixing Teapot (Zi Sha: Zi Ni), and two sets of matching Yixing Clay Zi Ni Aroma Teacups. Compared to glass, porcelain, glazed teapots, or even other ZiSha clays, ZiNi clay enhances the flavors and aromas of tea.