Qing Shui Ni Clay is a classic Yixing clay, unadulterated, dense and highly heat conductive. Perfect for teas that need high heat (like Raw Pu-erh, Ripe Pu-erh and roasted Oolongs), but takes time to season.
Artist's Name and Background: Xia Cai Hong is a graduate of the Yixing Academy of Clay Arts. She's from a teapot crafting family that's been creating works of art in Yixing for three generations. Her favorite teapot styles are "Fang Gu" and "Rong Tian". Her father Xia Fu Ru is now retired but worked in Yixing Factory #1 starting in the 1970's after the end of the Cultural Revolution.