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Some Classic Yixing Teapot Shapes

A fun design that is similar to Xi Shi: Ben Shan Green Clay Dragon Egg Yixing teapot – the stubby spout and ovoid shape are rather amusing. Awhile back I came across an image listing some classic shapes for Yixing … Continue reading

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Should You Season Your New Yixing Teapot?

Dozens of web sites advise the same thing: season your new Yixing teapot. But should you really do this? Recently, some folks who are diehard Yixing teapot users said, “No.” I, however, am not so sure. So, that means a … Continue reading

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Seasoning Your Yixing Teapots

We have written previously on this blog about preparing your new Yixing teapots for first use, but some things bear repeating. A recent photo posted by Guitian’s Tea Club on her Facebook page prompted a revisit to this important topic, … Continue reading

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