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Cantaritos Clay Cup - 4 Pack by Verve Culture

Regular price $30.00 USD
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Cantaritos de barro cups are traditional small clay cups that are staples of street fairs in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Cantaritos cups are humble, with a lot of character and history. Their clay material is perfect for maintaining a cocktail’s cold temperature, and the handmade nature evoked memories of generations worth of fun.

How They Are Made

The cups are made out of clay and we have finished our cups with a special led-free glaze to reinforce them. The maker, Rodolfo, and his team shape each cup on a manual turntable. Since he was a boy, Rodolfo has been creating Mexican ceramics with the help of his father, who taught him traditional shapes, painting, glazes, and finishes. He studied at the cultural school at El Refugio in Tlaquepaque. Learn more about him here>>

Discover the traditional drink served in Cantaritos cups here>>

Dimensions & Care

These lead-free cups are traditionally meant to be refilled during the night at street fairs, but are usually treated as disposable. We have finished our cups with a special glaze to reinforce them. With proper care the cups could last for some time, but are still easily breakable and not dishwasher-safe. Hand wash with warm soapy water- not dishwasher-safe.

Approximate capacity is 16 oz.
5" tall x 3.5" diameter at rim x 2" diameter at base
Each cup is handmade on a manual turntable and size may vary.

Shipping & Returns

  • Free shipping on orders over $40. Expedited shipping options are available at checkout.
  • You can return or exchange full-priced products within 30 days. For the holidays, we are extending the Exchange/Store Credit window to January 15, 2024. Returns for refunds are still within 30 days.
  • To obtain a return or exchange label, e-mail bella@verveculture.com Exchanges and returns for store credit are free. If you prefer a refund, there will be a $10.95 shipping and handling fee that will be deducted from your refund.

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