The set forl Сhinese tea ceremony is created to reveal all nuances of tea flavor. All items are covered with crackle glaze created with the help of craquelure technique when the glaze shrinks more than the clay. A teapot (200 ml) features a spherical shape that is optimum for even distribution of the heat. It has a convenient handle and a wide spout that allows you to decant the infusion quickly avoiding over-brewing A tea pitcher (130 ml) or a chai hai is designed for holding and serving tea steeped in a teapot. The aim of this step is to even out the strength of the infusion so all the drinkers will get the brew of the same intensity. A deep tea strainer with the silk net filters debris of the tea leaves after brewing. When not used the strainer is stored in the drip cup. Tea cups (50 ml) are much smaller than those used in Western tradition. The drinkers are supposed to savor the tea in 3 sips: the first - a small one, the second - a main one, the third - for after taste.