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Iron Japanese Tea Pot
The Japanese teapots were mostly made of clay but there were a good number of them which were made from iron and date back to the 1600’s. The iron teapots were used for heating purposes and would heat just about anything that needed heating like tea and water. There are more than enough reasons to invest in good teapots if you are a lover of tea and the Sunday afternoon catching up with family and friends over some tea. The iron Japanese teapot of today has more beauty and lasts longer than clay, plus you can brew your tea from the iron Japanese pot. With everything retro gaining new life in this decade, there is lot you can do to bring back that retro feel back to your home, one of them being getting the iron Japanese teapot for your home.
The thought of iron alone conjures up images of boring soot covered iron teapots with no sign of liveliness on them, until you have actually laid eyes on some of these beauties. Take a tour of the World Wide Web and look for websites that sell iron tea pots and you will find many designs to feast your eyes on. The Japanese iron teapots have evolved to the current intricately designed ones with different shades of colors to choose from. The beauty of the iron teapot is not the only thing about it that is good. When purchasing it, you need to know what types of teas you will be brewing in the pot. One thing about these pots is that they retain a certain amount of smell after brewing some tea in them for some tine. You need not brew different types of strong teas in the same tea pot.
There are many types of cast iron teapots; and the Japanese iron teapot is a great choice for those that are looking for a conventional shaped tea pot with a wide array of colors you can choose from. They are superbly decorated and are light and easy to wash. Washing them requires some warm water and a mild soap with no fragrance. Wash using a soft cloth and rinse in cold water to preserve the metal. Japanese iron teapots are affordable and unlike the aluminum teapots, the Japanese cast iron teapots are long lasting and durable. You can buy them on the internet on sites like eBay and Amazon.