Both classic and efficient in design, this small homey mug embraces the Mexican tradition of drinking from clay pottery, or Barro. The red clay is gathered from the surrounding hills. Bits of wood, stone and corn are used as tools to mould the clay on a traditional banding wheel. Perfect for “Pulque.” Also known as the Mexican drink of the God’s. Pulque is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of the maguey plant. It is traditional to central Mexico, where it has been produced for millennia. It has the color of milk, somewhat viscous consistency and a sour yeast-like taste. However you use, enjoy your favorite beverage of choice in this beautifully hand-painted and hand-crafted mug. The special and authentic hand shaping of the Barro makes them unique in proportion...an element that makes handmade so beautifully perfect. This “Taza”, as referred to in Spanish is perfect for drinks both cold and hot as it is made to preserve heat or cold alike. Excellent for any occasion from having a warm coffee in the morning to wake up to drinking a cold cup of water on the hottest of days. There are no breaks, but please keep in mind that this clay material is hand handled, shaped and made; minimal chipping is natural. This decorative mug will never cease to stand out with its shiny Barro glazing and cleverly rounded neck. Its a great piece that will also adorn your kitchen, given an authentic and traditional Mexican style and feel. Taza is finely Decorated and handpainted by Mexican Artisans with Green and Creme colored Flowers. This Taza mug will make a wonderful addition to any Kitchen or Mexican pottery collection, but makes a fine decoration as well. This item includes 1 barro Taza mug and measures with an opening of 3” and holds 10 Oz.