People who like tea are often very particular about tea. The water for making tea and the utensils for drinking tea must be carefully selected. In the square-inch tea banquet, the best utensils inherit the beautiful tea, and enjoy the elegance with time.
Silver pots have a history of thousands of years in China, which can be described as a long time. It has been used as early as the Tang Dynasty, and silverware was widely used as teapots among the nobles of the Tang and Song Dynasties. For thousands of years, how many princes and nobles have used silver pots for daily use. Make tea with boiling water, talk about the world, and compose a poem, "Don't urge the jade to leak the silver pot, the iron gate and the golden lock will be fully opened."
Today, Tongxinshe Teahouse recommends two precious silver teapots from the century-old pot making family "Hongji Treasure", both of which are 9999 sterling silver Seiko "One Dozen", and adopt the craftsmanship passed down from generation to generation by "Hongji Treasure" Forged by the inheritors of intangible cultural heritage skills, it has a unique and beautiful shape. It is a rare and rare tea table for personal use and gifting!
——· Silver pot with lotus pattern and lotus pattern ·—— • Dimensions: W14 X H19.5cm • Capacity: 700ml • Weight: 370g • Material: 999.9 sterling silver + Hetian jade (pot picking • Process: handmade
——· Silver tea pot with lotus pattern and lotus pattern ·—— • Dimensions: W9XH12cm • Capacity: 150ml • Weight: 145g • Material: 999.9 sterling silver + Hetian jade (pot picking • Process: handmade
Beginning in the Guangxu period, it has been the "Hongji Treasure" that has been passed down for five generations. It is a national intangible cultural heritage project - Heqing Silver Jewelry Forging Skills Support and Inheritance Workshop, and it is also a rare silver workshop that has been passed down from the Qing Dynasty to the present.
The Hong family is one of the few silver-making families that has inherited the traditional craftsmanship of silver pots despite the changing times.
During the Guangxu period, Hong Shanyu (the first generation) located in Heqing was favored by a master silversmith when he was young, and was fortunate to be invited to be an apprentice in a silver workshop. Since then, he has embarked on the road of silversmithing. No one would have thought that this silversmith has been in business for five generations.
Hong Shanyu (the first generation) is indeed talented in gold and silver work. He entered the industry at a young age and was already a master in the workshop when he was young. The quality of the silver pots produced by "Hung Kee Treasure" is very good. The unique craftsmanship and silver forging skills that have been handed down are inseparable from the serious and rigorous attitude of the ancestors of "Hongji Treasure".
The silver pots produced by "Hung Kee Treasures" are all made of 9999 sterling silver. Small pots need to be hammered with about 150,000 hammers, and large pots with about 300,000 hammers to be shaped and produced, which requires a lot of skill.
The meticulous craftsmanship makes these silver pots both practical and beautiful. They can be used for boiling water and tea, and they can also be treasured as heirlooms. It is worth buying!