Yixing Clay Teapot Hand Crafted- Calabash Gourd (Hulu) 275ml
Zisha tea pots are very unique to Chinese tea culture and are an essential brewing vessel for gongfu tea. Zisha means purple clay that originates solely from Yixing city of Jiangshu province, China. Yixing has a long history of producing Zisha teapot due to its unique mineral components and structural attributes of the raw material. Zisha tea pots are known for their ability to enhance tea’s aroma and flavor, thus making it an ideal vessel to brew gongfu tea. These teapots are meant to be made smaller and for infusing tea multiple times.
Our Yixing Zisha teapot are all made of authentic Yixing clay, hand crafted. They are not made from mass-production machines (molds) and the original clay material retains the original scent of clay, as opposed to lower quality teapots which can exhibit strange, less natural aromas. Yixing teapot with authentic materials will enhance the flavor of your tea, and safe to drink. A true authentic clay teapot will look more pronounced and glazed over a period of time. It is a fun and enjoyable experience to watch your tea pot become radiant over time.
This teapot is hand crafted, using authentic Yixing red clay. It is a beautiful piece for brewing gongfu black teas, oolong, and Pu-erh teas. It can be enjoyed by 2, or as many as 6 people.
Capacity: 275 ml / 9.3 oz
The recommended size to use is no more than 300ml, depending on how much tea is being brewed. If it is too large, the teapot will be difficult to handle when it is full. All things equal, the bigger the size, the more expensive the teapot.
Using a Zisha teapot is easy. Easy to handle, easy to wash and clean. It is also known to have the ability to absorb tea liquor. Over a period of time the surface of the tea pot can reflect the color of the tea that it brews and become glazed, which makes the tea pot more valuable and beautiful.