Zisha teapots from Yixing area have excellent porosity and heat handling properties that improves the taste of tea and the luster of the teapots changes alongside usage. A fine Zisha teapot deserves only one particular type of tea to brew in.
The choice of tasting cups is a reflection of personal preference and taste although it is wise to consider the colour of the tea liquor when choosing you tasting cups to ensure the best possible experience.
There are many other tools and trifles used in brewing fine tea. These items are not only useful but also artistic and will enhance your experience of a tea culture that has developed over thousands of years.