Many tea connoisseurs would say that the Yixing Black Clay Tea Cup is an indispensable item for a tea enthusiast's collection. The qualities that make them truly special are directly linked to the purple clay (ZiSha), found only in the Yixing, Jiangsu province of China, and the highly skilled craftspeople commissioned to create the cups. Yixing tea cup is considered by some connoisseurs as the best possible way to steep tea.
The following natural characteristics proof the Yixing Black Clay Tea Cup was made by distinctive raw material:
1. Unique adsorption: Yixing Black Clay Tea Cup's good ventilation also created another unique quality, which is the strong adsorption. It will continue to absorb tea aroma when tea cup is used, and after a long time, it will create a aroma. Therefore, the tea cup only can make the same type of tea to avoid flavor mixing, which affects its taste.
2. The more nourished, the more spiritual: For many appliances, the more you use, the older they are, but the more you use, the better the Yixing Black Clay Tea Cup is. The set body will be more and more shiny, smooth, beautiful and mild after frequent cleaning.
3. Resist hot and cold temperature: Yixing Black Clay Tea Cup is sandy and it transfers heat slow, so it has a good stability of hot and cold, even if burned directly on the stove, it will not be split.