Yixing Tea Set (Gongfu Style)
This is an affordable tea set for beginning tea lovers. It includes all the essential items for Gongfu style or regular tea drinking. This is also a superior Yixing clay tea set that combines art with practical usage. For centuries, the aesthetic Yixing teawares are known to be the best vessel for brewing tea. They are famous at home and abroad.
With continued usage the porous and unglazed teawares will absorb the aroma and flavors of your tea. It is said that if you use a Yixing teapot for many years, you can brew tea by just pouring boiling water into the empty pot. The exceptionally strong purple clay pottery will also increases in luster and color with repeated use. They have the ability to withstand high temperatures and are slow to conduct heat; therefore, the handle remains comfortably cool even when pouring very hot tea.
These items are smaller than modern teapots and teacups because the tradition Chinese tea preparation method consists of many servings from one tea sitting. The entire contents of each brew can be quickly emptied after each infusion. This assures that the tea is served without the bitterness that may occur when tea leaves are left to steep too long. This tea set includes: brewing teapot (150ml or 5.1 fl oz), pouring teapot (150ml or 5.1 fl oz), 6 aroma cups (1.5" dia, 2" height), 6 drinking cups (2.25" dia, 1.75" height), and 1 preparation tray (8 3/4" x 5 x 1 1/2").
You cannot be a tea connoisseur without owning this item in your collection. We have made this luxurious tea set affordable for most tea lovers. Comes ready in a gift box lined with satin.
Produced from CNCA-certified factories, meets FDA standards.