Reusable coffee cups come in all shapes, sizes and now a new material thanks to Kara Leigh Ford who has created travels mugs from stoneware.
The Somerset-based designer made the travel mugs from stoneware clay on her potter’s wheel. Strong and durable, each mug is a unique piece and comes with a pink or grey silicon lid and removable grey sleeve.
After being thrown on a potter’s wheel and partially dried, the mug base is fettled and a potter’s mark added. Once bone dry it is fired to 1060 degrees centigrade, then decorated with a speckle white ‘Seas Salt’ glaze and warm matt grey glaze.
These beautiful travel mugs are a perfect gift for those looking for a reusable coffee cup made from eco-friendly stoneware.
Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about sustainable lifestyle and green living for publications, and offers content services to planet-friendly businesses. Find out more at Rosamedea.com