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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. ...

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 ...

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 ...