Chinese Qinzhou Nixing Pottery History
Qinzhou Nixing Pottery is one of the most famous potteries. It's history dates back 1,300 years ago. It is made from peculiar purple and red clay in Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. And this time-honored skill has been included in the 2008 China's intangible cultural heritages and many countries also hold the Nixing pottery exhibitions.
Qinzhou Nixing pottery is the most typical of the local characteristic handicraft. Especially, each handicraft pottery has different color after the process of oxidation and Firing. Nixing pottery makes use of the special carving skills as its decoration. This kind of decoration makes the pottery more elegant. Nixing pottery has many features that include fine slime, water-absorbing material, good air permeability, natural clay, And it is non-toxic. It is the best choice of brewing the tea leaf and planting the flower.
Nixing pottery has all kinds of types that the majority being tea sets, tableware, vases, coffee utensils, ceramic craftwork.
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