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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. ...

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? ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

5 tips to take good care of your purple clay teapot

05.13.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Now you are lucky enough to own a superior purple clay teapot, but if you don't know about its daily maintenance or use it in an inappropriate way, its special qualities may be compromised or your *** can be damaged. So this article will tell you how to take good care of your Yixing purple ...

Read this, and become an expert on selecting purple clay teapots

05.09.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

You may know that Yixing purple clay teapots enable you to fully enjoy your favorite tea, but when you make up your mind to actually buy one, a question comes up: How do you pick a quality purple clay teapot? I'm here today to tell you what you need to look for in order to ...

What makes purple clay teapots superior?

05.05.2009 · Posted in Food and Beverage Articles

[I:4:J]The Chinese have a secret that lets them fully enjoy their fragrant, healthy tea - they brew it with purple clay teapots. And you know what? These teapots really have qualities that set them apart from the pack. So today I'll share some secrets as to why tea drinkers have come to adore a strange ...