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Yixing Purple-Clay Teapots

Yixing purple-clay teapots are the most famous teapots among all teapots. After brewing tea, Yixing purple-clay teapots will never absorb the original flavor or create any soup vapor, and it can keep the original color of tea leaves, and keep the original flavor and taste in quite a while. Purple-clay tea sets are quite popular because they have rustic and unique styles, excellent characteristics, and because it will turn ancient jade through gently stroke after brewing tea. Purple clay is definitely a kind of exclusive raw material in Yixing.

Advantages:

Purple clay is a kind of porous material with a structure of double pores. The pores are very tiny with high density. By using purple-clay teapots to brew tea, the original taste of the tea will not be affected.

Purple-clay teapots have good breathability, so the original taste of the tea will not change by brewing tea in this kind of teapot. In hot weather, even if you have the tea stay overnight in a purple-clay teapot, or even if the teapot hasn’t been used for a while, it will not have odors. Just add a full pot of boiled water, and then pour all the boiled water out, and put it into cold water immediately, and finally the original flavor comes back.

Purple-clay teapots is capable of absorption of the tea soup, and there will be no smell even if the inside wall is not brushed so often. After a long-term use, the inside wall accumulates a lot of tea stains that is the reason why the teapot has the tea flavor only with boiled water inside. It is somehow related to the porosity of the purple-clay. What a unique character of purple-clay teapots.

The character of resistance of instant cold and instant hot is very good. In the winter, add boiled water into it, it will never crack because of the sudden change of temperature. In the meantime, because the purple-clay transfers heat very slowly, you will not feel hot even with a cup of boiled tea. Furthermore it can be simmered gently and will not crack because of the fire.

The longer it is used, the more bright and shiny it will be, and the more graceful and elegant it will be as well. After a long-term use, purple-clay teapots will become more smooth and cute through frequent softly touch and scrubbing.