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Yixing Clay Teacup

Made with traditional Yixing clay this beautiful teacup is embellished with bamboo stalks. A wonderful gift for any tea lover or addition to your collection. 80ml

 Yixing is a picturesque city located on the Taihu Lake in Jiangsu Province in China. The town is famous for its clay teaware, which dates back to the Song dynasty (960-1279). Yinxing teaware is prized because of its fine, porous, and metal-rich clay, which is perfect for making teapots. The clay holds heat very well and because the pots are not glazed they absorb the tea oils, which make the teaware more lustrous and ‘seasoned’ with flavour.

It is said that if you use the same teapot with the same variety of tea for 50 years you will be able to fill it with water and tea will pour out. So do not wash your teacup with soap, just rinse well and let it become seasoned with your tea tasting adventures.

SKU: 7JSH-006


Availability: In stock

£7.20 £6.00 ex VAT

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