Both classic and efficient in design, this 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. This Taza is made perfect for enjoying Hot drinks like Champurrado, Hot Chocolate, Coffee and much more. You can keep your drinks nice and iced cold as well, as it works just as great at keeping drinks and liquids Cold as it does keep them Hot. 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. 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” x 3.5” H x 5” D. Holds 10 Oz.