Category: Tea Wares

The Zhong

The Zhong

The Zhong Made up of a simple saucen bowl and lid, whose underside is used for inhaling aromas, the zhong is a Chinese container in which tea leaves can be infused in a small amount of water in order to concentrate the flavors. This method […]

Local Customs for the Preparation of Tea

Local Customs for the Preparation of Tea

Tea is an essential element of daily life in China, and, in a territory that includes almost 2.5 million acres (1 million ha) of cultivated land, it is not surprising to find that the methods to prepare tea vary from region to region. Several provinces […]

Good Tea with Good Tea Set

Good Tea with Good Tea Set

Tea Set Suitable for Brewing the Green Tea Green tea features clear water and green tea leaves. The tea set for brewing green tea should be full of changes. Brewing of green tea should meet the requirements on color, aroma, appearance, and taste. For a […]

Bamboo-Wood Tea Set

Bamboo-Wood Tea Set

Bamboo-Wood tea set is made of natural bamboo. It had a long history in China and first appeared before the Sui Dynasty (581-618). At that time, besides the ceramic and porcelain utensils, most folk tea sets were made of bamboo-wood. In Chapter Four: Tea Set […]

Lacquer Tea Set

Lacquer Tea Set

Lacquer tea set is made with natural lacquer tree sap added with the desired pigment. Lacquerware had a long history in China. Wood-based lacquer bowls were found from the Hemudu Culture Relics dating back to 7,000 years ago. However, bodiless lacquerware was not used as […]

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