Monthly Archives: November 2010

How zisha clay teapots are made [part 1]

Handmade zisha clay teapots (chinese: 紫砂壶) made in the region of Yixing are well known for their simplicity and exquisite craftsmanship. In this and the following posts I like to write a bit about how they are made. Most of … Continue reading

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Yixing is truly the chinese pottery capital

To get a few impressions have a look at this video. I hope you enjoy it. For all of you who can’t visit this beautiful city and its famous pottery market you can find some interesting links on the right … Continue reading

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Welcome to the tea and pottery blog

Here at the tea and pottery blog we believe in tranquility lies the key to strength or like 星云大师 (Master Xing Yun) says: whilst passing through life some take it quite seriously some live it more laid back. In this … Continue reading

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