The Beauty of Chinese Yixing Teapots & the Finer Arts of Tea Drinking
Using Teapots : Ceramic Teapots
For centuries, the Yixing "Zi Sha" purple clay teapots are known to be the best vessel for brewing tea. With continued usage the clay, from which the Yixing teapots are made, will absorb the aroma and flavors of your tea. They have the ability to withstand high temperatures and are slow to conduct heat; therefore, the handle remains comfortably cool even when pouring very hot tea. Throughout the ages they are renowned for their unique artistry and practical usage by incorporating the concepts of aesthetic beauty and natural harmony.