Tea has been an important part of Chinese culture for many centuries. Over time, the Chinese have come up with some of the most optimal pots, cups and utensils for brewing tea; the Yixing clay tepot, Gaiwan porcelain teapot, and bamboo tea tray, to name but a few. The genuine taste of Chinese teas can be found when using traditional tools. For example, the Yixing clay teapots were commonly used to brew tea during the 15th century. They are made from a special clay called Zisha, found the the Yixing region, which is known for it's porous nature and heat handling properties. Our Yixing teapots are imported directly from this region to ensure quality and price. Try a pot today and discover what you've been missing.