Humans have discovered and used silver for at least two thousand years. The silverware was once brilliant in the Tang Dynasty in China. At that time, the output of gold and silverware was limited, and the users had strict grade restrictions, so the gold and silverware made were gorgeous and noble, showing the royal style. "Flying golden urns beside the phoenix, and drunken jade people in the sound of silk and bamboo", it is said that the use of precious metal utensils such as golden urns in the Tang Dynasty was quite popular. From ancient times to the present, silver pots have always been praised by scholars and writers. In addition, tea addicts have long discovered the beauty of silver teapots for purifying water and sterilizing bacteria in addition to their aesthetic value, without harming the fragrance of tea. Therefore, there is a saying that "the silver pot is the most valuable for boiling water, and the silver pot is the most important for making tea". Zhao Ji stated in "Daguan Tea Theory" that the benefits of silver pots for drinking tea: "bottles should be gold and silver". In "Tea Shu", Xu Cishu said, "Tea notes are good for those who are not angry with others, so the first silver and the second tin". And Lu Yu also wrote in "The Classic of Tea": "Elegant is elegant, and clean is also clean. If you use it for a long time, you will die in silver." It is precisely because of people's admiration for silver pots that there are many appearances in literature. When it comes to the poetry of the silver pot, they are mostly related to wine and tea, but from this they extend the mood of the four seasons. It is like a unique prop in a movie. In this cold weather, let us Boil water and make tea on the fire, and taste the charm of the silver pot in the poems.
——· Six-sided Si Ting silver pot·——
• Dimensions: W10.5 X H10cm
• Capacity: 170ml
• Weight: 148g
• Material: Sterling Silver 999.9
• Craft: Handmade
The hexagonal Si Ting silver pot is pear-shaped and hexagonal, with a meandering shape, a round ear handle, and a high-cut cover. Add ridges to make it appear square in a circle, with a combination of rigidity and softness. The slender spout protrudes upward from the ampulla, and the circle is beautiful.
The "Hongji Treasures" located in Heqing, Yunnan Province, began in the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty and has been passed down for five generations. It still insists on using traditional pot-making techniques to make pots. The silver pots produced by Hongji Treasures are rare products. A treasure in possession, the pot is made of 9999 sterling silver and has been hammered for thousands of times. Whether it is difficulty, practicality, beauty, or its own value, it is far superior to the silver pots commonly made of foreign silver in Japan. .
Note: Foreign silver is an alloy of copper, zinc and nickel, not pure silver.
This pot was made by the fourth-generation descendant of "Hongji Treasures", the old silver pot master, Mr. Hong Jike. It took nearly 15 days to make it. The finished silver pot has fine workmanship, beautiful and full lines, and has been passed down for five generations: National intangible cultural heritage project - Heqing silver jewelry forging skills support and inheritance workshop "Hongji Treasure" produced, quality assurance.
Made of 9999 sterling silver/9999 sterling silver, the content of silver is 99.99%, so the surface of the silver pot looks uniform and shiny, with polish, and the luster is not dazzling.
One-piece punching process: "One-piece punching" means that the pot is punched out as a silver piece, also known as "silver whole piece".
Ten Thousand Hammers Sterling Silver: The sterling silver pot produced by Hongji Treasures is entirely handmade, and the pot body is more solid and durable, so that even high-purity silver is equally solid and durable.