Pure Silver 999 "Eight Auspicious Signs" Teapot and 3 Cups Set in Box
Brand: Yunnan Sourcing Tea Shop
Pure Silver .999 Teapot for Gong Fu Tea Brewing. Expertly crafted in Yunnan (Qujing County) this pure silver teapot combines function and beauty with an elegant flair. Crafted by Yunnan's most skilled silversmiths in Qujing county (a place with more than 1500 years history in smithing fine silver objects), this teapot will perfect your gong fu cha tea brewing experience! It is believed that silver provides the best possible medium for water and tea to meet. This is .999 silver, which is the highest grade purity possible. The teapot has been tested before sale to ensure a good lid fit and flow. Have you had your heart broken by dropping your favorite clay teapot? Not to worry, this teapot will never break even if you drop it! You'll be able to pass it down to your children!
The Eight Petal Lotus teapot depicts the Eight Auspicious Signs, which are a core element of Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism and in Sanskrit is known as the "Ashtamangala". More can be learned about it by following this wikipedia link.
The set comes with 3 Nephrite Jade Cups. Nephrite is is one of two different mineral species called jade. Nephrite can be found in a translucent white to very light yellow form which is known in China as mutton fat jade. Each cups featuring a silver flower inlaid into the cup. Tea can be enjoyed from these cups without any weird flavors.
This whole set comes in a lovely wood box with the matching "Eight Auspicious Signs" motif on it!
Silver type: 0.999 Pure
Total Weight of Teapot and 3 Cups: 168 grams (total weight may vary +/- 5 grams)
Teapot Volume: 155ml
Cups Volume: 25ml