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Unmatched China Tea Sets At Beijing’s Most Famous Tea House

09.30.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Many people don't know it, but Beijing's Lao She Tea House just may be the best place in the world to admire some truly great china tea sets and drink some amazing Chinese tea. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Purple clay teaware grows up and matures

05.02.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Today, tea lovers worldwide are proud of their tasteful purple clay teapots. They understand that a purple clay teapot both has functional uses and is an elaborate art form. Purple clay teapots are exclusively made in Yixing, a tiny town in southern China's Jiangsu province. Potters today incorporate many traditional forms of Chinese art. But ...