Original Old Purple Clay of Yixing is clay used for this lovely artisan crafted teapot. Shi Piao (aka water ladle) style teapots are fast pouring and low profile making them an elegant addition to your teapot collection.
Da Hong Pao clay comes from the west side of the Fudong township of Yixing in Jiangsu province. At the boundary of Rentu village and Hongwei village is a small mining area, which produces this delicate double-layer clay. High in iron oxide,