Review of tea accessories from daily use to collection masterpieces.
Zhuni vs. Hongni – The Red Ores of Yixing
30. June 2020
Zhuni and hongni—two different kinds of reddish Yixing ores. But what sets them apart, and how can one recognise one from the other?
Yixing and its stone-like teapots
30. April 2019
As the tea tour came to an end, Caroline and Gabriele continue travelling China. First destination Yixing, where they spend far to much money in teapots!
The charm of Yixing teapots
29. April 2016
From Suzhou Gabriele travels around the large Tai lake to go to Yixing, the city were the famous teapots are manufactured. Here he spent three days sourcing teapots and the local black tea (Yixing Hong Cha).
The black cups of the Jianyang kiln
15. January 2016
A review of the artisanal tea cups from Jianyang (Fujian, China). Handmade according to the traditional method developed during the Song dynasty.
Nannuoshan commissioned a small batch of cups to a local artist; custom made for our customers!
The nannuoshan tea vases (for the Berlin tea house)
09. October 2015
Read how nannuoshan selected the vases to store the tea in the new Berlin shop. They were custom made for us in Jingdezhen, the Chinese porcelain capital.