Qinzhou Nixing Pottery is one of the four most famous potteries in China. 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 local characteristic handicraft. Each Nixing pottery handicraft has made through 12 steps which include choosing the fine pottery → weathering → pressure filter → Mix and fine-milled Clay, pottery in vacuum condition → mixing all the materials → Hand Shape Forming → mending the shaping → carving → kilning → polishing → burnishing. Specially, 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 make the pottery more elegant.

nixing teapot lotus

Nixing pottery has many features that include fine slime, water-absorbing material, good air permeability, nature clay, And it is non-toxic. It also includes Potassium, sodium, aluminium, ferrotitanium, selenium and so on, which is good for body. It is the best choice of brewing the tea leaf and planting the flower. Specially, if you use Nixing Pottery to drink tea everyday, it is good for ur health and longevity.

handmade teapot from China

Nixing pottery has all kinds of types that the majority being tea pots, tea cups, mugs, tableware, vases, coffee utensils, ceramic craftwork and so on.

Nixing Pottery Vase, artwork