The birthplace of Tea pets, Yixing, was first famous as the birthplace of ??ixing clay??in Song dynasty (960 ??1279).With the popularity of the Yixing clay teapot, Yixing became a production center for tea ware since then. A Tea pet is handmade using purple clay (Yixing clay) and unglazed, so it is usually in the natural color of Yixing clay. There are three kinds of Yixing clay: purple clay, red clay, and green clay which are perfectly present the beauty of it.