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How the Masters Make A Classic Yixing Teapot

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These clay teapots are ubiquitous, found in Chinatowns all over the world and of course, in China. They originate from Yixing, a city just west of Shanghai. A quality teapot starts at around $60 and the price can balloon to up to thousands of dollars. We went there, talked to artisans, and found out what makes a quality teapot.

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Producer and Narrator: Clarissa Wei
Videographer: Nathaniel Brown
Editor: Nicholas Ko
Mastering: Victor Peña