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					        How to Determine the
Authenticity of Yixing Teapots




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How do you
 determine
     if your
     Yixing
   teapot is
 authentic?
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Real Zisha clay have various colors. They are dull
and not bright at all. If it is brightly colored or
glaring, it may not be real.




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New Yixing teapots smell like earth or dust and
emits odor like burnt clay. That is its natural
smell. If it smells like chemicals, it may not be real.
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An authentic
Yixing teapot
would give a
heavy, clear
sound with
grainy friction.
Its surface is never smooth. The texture should
be grainy. If it feels like it was waxed, it is not
made of Zisha clay.




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Pouring very hot water would emit sounds similar to
that of cracking clay. A real Zisha teapot enables it
to form a water film when you use water to wash it.




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                     A non-authentic
                    Yixing teapot will
                     have droplets of
                       water running
                   down its side when
                     you use water to
                          wash it out.
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An authentic Yixing teapot would never add
color when you put boiled water in it.
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If you want to get an authentic Yixing
teapot, just remember these guidelines.
For more information on Yixing
 Teapots, VISIT our WEBSITE!!!




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