- Zisha teapots can usually fit in the palm of your hand and hold just about a cup of water.
- These teapots are made from 350-million-year-old zisha ore, found only in Yixing, China.
- Simple zisha teapots can cost $150, but highly decorated ones can go for over $20,000.
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Zisha teapots are some of the first teapots ever made. The same techniques used in 14th-century China are used to make them today. A zisha teapot typically holds one cup of water and can cost between $150 and $90,000. So why are these teapots so expensive?