Yixing Purple Clay Teapot

Purple clay is a kind of pottery without being glazed. Surprisingly, when people use the purple clay teapot to make tea, the teapot will not only maintain tea aroma but also keep its color, smell and taste for a long time.

As the purple clay teapot can absorb the smell and taste of tea , the longer it is used, the mellower the tea tastes. Therefore, the purple clay teapot becomes a favorite tea set for tea tasters.

The city of Yixing has a pottery-making history of more than 2,400 years, with the Yixing purple clay teapot being the most famous one.