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Great Chinese Anecdotes About Purple Clay

06.11.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Intriguing legends about purple clay have been passed on the lips of Chinese tea lovers over time. Through these stories, we get clues about the start of purple clay tea ware and the status a good purple clay teapot may give its owner. ...

An Aged Ironsmith Prefers Carefree Life Than A Valuable Purple Clay Teapot

06.11.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

[I:15:J] Have you ever dreamed of getting a big, fat sum of money by chance? What if you could only have it at the cost of your peaceful life? Could you make a decision like the leading character of this true story? ...

Do you Approve Of How This Aged Blacksmith Dealt With His Priceless Purple Clay Teapot?

06.05.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

[I:15:J] This is a real-life story. A poor ironsmith was unexpectedly offered 25,000 US dollars for his small purple clay teapot! But in the end he made a 'crazy' decision. Is he crazy or something? Can we ever understand what he really wanted? ...

Three short stories about China and purple clay

05.24.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Who was the first person that discovered the distinctive purple clay ideal for making teapots? How deep do purple clay teapot collectors love their treasures? There are many interesting Chinese legends and folklore that aim to answer these questions. ...