Geronimo! This is the mug you want to dive straight on into (it might even hold you -- while it looks like it tops out at about ten ounces, it very well might be bigger on the inside!). Here are the things that will occur to you as you drink your tea or coffee from this wibbly-wobbly mug: bow ties are cool; you shouldn't blink; if you can't be childish there's no point in growing up; books are weapons; and in the end, we are all stories. Also, all your friends will be jealous about your new favorite cup.
These mugs are offered as both right and left-handed mugs; right-handed mugs have the call box facing you when you hold the mug in your right hand (so it would be facing away from you when held with your left), and left-handed mugs have the call box facing you when you hold the mug in your left hand (so it would be facing away from you when held with your right). Be sure to choose the right orientation if that matters to you!
These mugs were glazed with non-toxic food-safe glazes, and are dishwasher safe. And while I have been known to put my own ceramics in the microwave, I don't officially recommend it -- the rapid change in temperature can cause the glaze to cool more quickly than the ceramic, which retains heat, and so shrinks at a slower rate. This can occasionally call what is called "crazing" which is when the glaze cools faster than the ceramic piece, making small cracks in the glaze. This can happen immediately or even years later, and personally I've seen it happen on many of the commercial mugs I own that I put in the microwave often.
These mugs are hand-thrown on the wheel and as they are handmade there are slight variations of size and shape in each one. You will be getting one of the ones photographed, and approximate dimensions are listed below:
Approximate Height: 3 - 3.5 inches Approximate Width: 3.25 - 3.5 inches at lip of mug Approximate Weight: 10-13 ounces Will Hold Approximately: 8 - 11 ounces of liquid
HaldeCraft ceramics begin life as slip-cast, hand-built, or wheel-thrown pieces and then are painted and glazed and put out into the world, all by the hands of one person. I learned ceramics like an old-school apprentice, at the feet of my grandmother who had a studio in the 1950s and 1960s, and many of the pieces I make incorporate now-vintage molds that she bought then. My pieces are unique, hand painted, and proudly made in my own home studio with confidence, mindfulness, and joy.