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Teapot Pottery – A Collector’s Passion

10.14.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Teapots are one of the historical artifacts found throughout many ancient cultures. Originating in China, the Chinese revered tea so much they created exacting ceremonies for the consumption of tea. Special teapots and cups were designed and used for different ceremonies. As the tea trade grew and tea became available to other countries on other ...

Porcelain Ship Sinks And Its Treasures Are Stolen

07.09.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Smugglers who take treasured Jingdezhen porcelain relics out of China have been a serious problem in the country for decades. However, for many Chinese, one name is the most notorious of all. ...

So You Think You Know… Chinese Transmutation Porcelain?

07.04.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

There's a certain porcelain secret hidden in China, it's a method of making porcelain products whereby there are no images painted on the surface. Rather, beautiful colors and images come out of the glaze itself as it's fired. ...

From An Amateur Teapot Buyer To A Purple Clay Teapot Collector

07.03.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

[I:19:J]It seems to be a rule that a serious tea lover is inevitably picky in his tea and tea ware. In China, there are a number of famous Yixing purple clay teapot collectors. Can you imagine how much they love their collectibles? Mr. Liu Tianbao is one of them. This article tells about his real-life ...

From A Rash Teapot Buyer To An Expert Purple Clay Teapot Collector

06.17.2009 · Posted in Food and Beverage Articles

[I:19:J]It seems to be a rule that a serious tea lover is inevitably picky in his tea and tea ware. In China, there are a number of famous Yixing purple clay teapot collectors. Can you imagine how much they love their collectibles? Mr. Liu Tianbao is one of them. This article tells about his real-life ...

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. ...

Five Merits Of Purple Clay Teapots

06.06.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

[I:4:J]Chinese people love tea just like we westerners like coffee. And they consider purple clay teapots the optimal partner to teas. Does it hold water? I've made a research on that, and let me try to solve the mysteries for you. ...

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. ...

Anecdotes about purple clay and famous men

05.14.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Given the apparent love affair most Chinese people have with tea, you shouldn't be shocked to learn that certain people have also found a deep connection with their teapots and other teaware. And these may not be the kind of people you're thinking of: everyone from emperors to artists, writers to laymen have found joy ...