Tea Ware Made of Bamboo,Wood and Calabash
The tea ware made of bamboo,wood and calabash has a long history in China. For instance, mention of "clipper,gourd ladle, basket and sieve"is found in Lu Yu's Classic of Tea. The raw materials of the tea ware are cheap, easy to get and simple to make. The common tea ware include tea tray,tea tools, coaster, tea holder and tea screen, mostly used as the auxiliary tools for brewing tea.
Some minorities widely use bamboo cup,wood bowl and gourd paddle in everday life. Tea ware made of rare raw materials having exquisite workmanship is normally expensive and can be collected for its artistic value.