Zhu-literally red in China. Zhu Ni-red clay is a kind of reddish brown stoneware with a very high iron content. There are currently 10 mines still producing Zhu Ni. However, due to the increasing demand for Yixing stoneware, Zhu Ni is now in very limited quantities.
The Eternal Beauty, has been called Xi Shi Hu (pot) in China. A perfectly rounded pot with lid and body creating a flowing, integrated sphere.
Xi Shi (name of one of the four great beauties of ancient China) is a classic style and is one of the first choices for Zi Sha Teapot lovers.