The common water boilers are the cast iron kettles, the electric kettles, high-temperature resistant glass pot that use ethanol or candle as fuel while the pottery kettles use charcoal fire.
Cast Iron Kettles(Sheng Tie Hu in Chinese; Tetsubin in Japanese) are the new favor of tea lovers. Cast Iron Kettle is made by pouring molten iron into either clay or sand molds. It significantly changes the taste of water, or let's say the water hardness. When brewing tea with water that boiled in a cast iron kettle, the flavor of the tea becomes distinctly mellow, sweet and smooth. Meanwhile, the iron content of the kettle is beneficial to the health.
$599.00The lid and handle of the kettle are made of cooper. The lid fitted with silver hollow engraving knob. Representing it's exquisite workmanship. The kettle is covered with classic dragon pattern. The rugged dragon winding round the kettle--- vivid, detailed, primitive and elegant. At first, the intended pattern has to be either printed or drawn on a piece of paper. The paper is then attached on the surface of clay mold and it is pressed with metal rod according to the motif. The interior of this kettle is charcoal fired at 800-1000 degree. To form a layer of high density oxide membrane. This oxide membrane has the effect of anti-oxidation and slow down the rusting process of the iron kettle. Learn More