Brief introduction: Red mud ore is the kind of mud located in soft mud and seam bottom. It is thinly distributed so needs to be manual picked. Red mud contains bountiful iron oxide, and classy teapot made from it is bright and clean shining with orange and slight red luster. The shoddy ones, however, are gloomy and vulgar. The real red mud is as hard as stone, and is light grass-green in color. Lower furnace temperature is suitable when producing wares with red mud, and it is fit to be made into small wares which appear so smart and adorable.
Properties: It should be produced at low temperature with high contraction ratio. Its humidity is hard to control, and it contains abundant quartzitic rock and mica.
Level of Difficulty: It is very sensitive to furnace temperature, if the temperature is lower than it should be, it will become dark orange; if higher, it will be highly contracted, easy to be deformed and ragged. Wares heated at appropriate temperature will be bright and clean, shining with orange and faint red luster.
Characteristics: Its discoloration ratio is high when filled with boiling water, and it will get redder over times. After a period of being used, taking with meticulous wrapped slurry which is so impressive that you do not even recognize it at your first sight.
Brewing characteristics: specific heat is high；It is the favorable kind of teapot for veterans of tea making. The tea soup is bright and elegant. It is the most ideal pot for Oolong, Tikuanyin, Rock Tea and Pu’er Tea, etc. By the way, Beautiful pottery website offers a proposal that “one pot, one tea”.