Zi Sha teapot are unglazed teapots made of a special clay named Zi Sha (purple sand), with the best quality Zi Sha produced in Yi Xing area of east China. Zi Sha teapots are therefore often refereed to as Yi Xing Zi Sha teapot. Zi Sha teapots have long been considered to be the premium teapots for brewing premium teas.
There are also many questions around Zi Sha teapots, especially with regard to their quality and authenticity as some hand made Zi Sha teapots prices are extremely pricey.
We offer some Q & A here with an aim to clear some of the mystery around Zi Sha teapots.