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Bodø Ceramic Coffee Cup

Bodø Ceramic Coffee Cup
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This beautiful ceramic mug from Ecletticos is a truly special way to sip your coffee or tea. Each is handmade with a unique kiln glazing process to give it a patina finish reminiscent of rusty metal. It has a curvy wood handle and holds up to 18 oz. of liquid and is made using food-safe materials. It’s not dishwasher or microwave safe, though.

Ergonomic Momnt Mug

Ergonomic Momnt Mug

Coffee mugs serve their purpose pretty well, but ordinary handles mean the cup tends to tilt unless you grip hard. The Moment Mug from Artisan Tide features a patent-pending handle design with a curve that nestles between your middle and ring fingers, ensuring the mug never slips. Available in Cloud White or Sea Foam Green in 1-, 2-, or 4-packs.

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LEGO Minifig Ceramic Mugs

LEGO Minifig Ceramic Mugs
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This large 18 oz. ceramic mug is a great gift for LEGO fans. Sip your coffee, tea, or hot cocoa from the oversize yellow head of a classic LEGO Minifigure while imagining how big the rest of its body must have been. It comes in four designs: Happy Boy, Winking Girl, Silly Face, and Slightly Less Happy Boy. Collect them all!

Ceramic Fireplace Cannonballs

Ceramic Fireplace Cannonballs
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Give your gas fireplace or fire pit a fresh look with these ceramic cannonballs from The Cozy Hearth. They’re handmade using molds of real cannonballs using the same high-temperature ceramics NASA uses to test rockets. They come in 3.5″ to 9″ sizes in natural, light grey, dark grey, and black. A flat bottom keeps them from rolling.

Kyoto Ceramic Espresso Cups

Kyoto Ceramic Espresso Cups
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These artful ceramic cups are perfect for enjoying a small espresso or cappuccino drink. The conical cups each sit on a small stone base and hold 100 ml (appx. 3.4 oz.) of hot liquid. They come in a variety of colorful finishes for a mix-and-match palette. Kyoto Kitchenware also sells a larger 200 ml size.

Thor’s Shipwreck Tiki Mug

Thor’s Shipwreck Tiki Mug
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This unique tiki mug from artist Tom “Thor” Thordarson and Tikiland Trading Co. looks like an old bottle that washed up on the shore. Look closer, and you’ll see a detailed shipwreck scene surrounded by barnacles and a starfish. The ceramic mug holds about 24 oz. of your favorite rum and fruit juice concoction. Pre-orders ship starting in late 2023.

Ceramic + Bamboo Coffee Mug

Ceramic + Bamboo Coffee Mug
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This unique coffee mug from Wonder Nest features a ribbed ceramic body and a wraparound bamboo grip to insulate your hand from hot beverages. A removable lid keeps coffee warm and prevents spills. It holds 14 oz. of liquid, and its handle can be removed for cleaning.

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Tequila + Mezcal Ceramic Cups

Tequila + Mezcal Ceramic Cups

These unique ceramic cups from Historically Modern Designs are perfect for sipping tequila and mezcal. Their bowl shape is inspired by traditional Mexican copitas, but with a more contemporary style. Each volcanic ash ceramic cup has a wide rim to concentrate aromas. Sold in a set of two. Also available in glass.

Builder’s Brick Ceramic Mug

Builder’s Brick Ceramic Mug
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This unique ceramic mug makes an excellent gift for builders, architects, DIYers, and Londoners. The rectangular mug features a design inspired by the iconic building material from the London Brick Company. It holds up to 500 ml – about 19.2 ounces of coffee, tea, or other hot beverage. It also looks like a gigantic PEZ candy to us.

Viski Black Stoneware Tumblers

Viski Black Stoneware Tumblers
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Enjoy a straight whiskey or your favorite cocktail in these smooth and sleek ceramic tumblers from Viski. They feature a matte black finish with a glossy bottom band and hold 8.5 oz. of liquid each. Dishwasher safe. Sold in sets of two. Add a black cocktail shaker and make it a gift.

Lucky Cat Factory

Lucky Cat Factory

If you’ve eaten at a Japanese restaurant, you’ve probably seen a maneki-neko. These decorative cat figurines are believed to bring good luck to those who possess one, so they’re incredibly popular. Process X visited the Umetsuki Tomimoto Doll Garden factory, birthplace of roughly 80% of ceramic maneki-neko sold in Japan.

Swissmar Chocolate Fondue Mug

Swissmar Chocolate Fondue Mug
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Enjoy a sweet and special dessert with your sweetheart when you break out this playful chocolate fondue mug. The ceramic mug keeps melted chocolate warm with its tealight and includes a pair of fondue forks for piercing marshmallows, fruit, pound cake, and other yummy dip-ins. It’s dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

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TMNT Coscups

TMNT Coscups
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These Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle collectible cups from Numskull Designs and Merchoid are lean, green, and mean. Each 14 oz. ceramic cup features a wraparound design of your favorite turtle. Choose from Michaelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, or Raphael designs, each sold separately.

Cerakey Ceramic Keycaps

Cerakey Ceramic Keycaps

We’ve seen a handful of keycaps made from wood or metal, but most of them are made from plastic. Cerakey is making the first production ceramic keycaps. They’re designed for a smooth feel, pleasant sound, and durability, thanks to their alumina ceramic construction. They come in a variety of artful glazes.

Star Wars TIE Fighter Geeki Tiki Mug

Star Wars TIE Fighter Geeki Tiki Mug
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Geeki Tikis makes all kinds of wonderful tiki mugs inspired by pop culture. Their Star Wars collection is quite extensive and recently added this awesome ceramic mug that looks like a TIE fighter. It holds up to 24 oz. of your favorite Star Wars cocktail. They also make a Death Star tiki mug for tipsy fly-bys.

Ceramic Skull Lamp

Ceramic Skull Lamp
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Alas, poor Yorick! We knew him, Horatio. Now recreate that famous scene from Hamlet every time you pick up this skull lamp from Suck UK. The life-size human skull is handmade from ceramic, while a USB-powered LED inside produces a warm, yet slightly eerie glow. Lighten the mood and use it to hold a ball cap.

Creepy Baby Head Mugs

Creepy Baby Head Mugs
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Do you like your coffee with sugar and bad dreams? Stoned and Fired Pottery creates these delightfully creepy mugs in the shape of a baby’s head. The vacant eyes and empty skull make them all the more unsettling. Each one is handmade from ceramic stoneware and holds up to 22 oz. of your beverage of choice.

WTF Coffee Mug

WTF Coffee Mug
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Lots of questionable things happen in life and at work. Clearly, you require a coffee mug that expresses your continual state of disbelief. Meriwether’s 16 oz. ceramic mug does a perfect job conveying your incredulity with the phrase “What (and I cannot stress this enough) the f**k?” done up in a pleasing script typeface.

Shark Bite Salt + Pepper Shakers

Shark Bite Salt + Pepper Shakers
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Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the table… This ceramic shark and leg salt and pepper set is a fun way to add a touch of whimsy to your dining room. It’s perfect for Shark Week dinner parties, and fans of Jaws, Sharknado, or Roboshark.

Mr. Potato Head Mug

Mr. Potato Head Mug
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While you could sip your coffee out of a regular Mr. Potato Head toy, it would probably leak all over the place and infuse melted plastic into your drink. On the other hand, this ceramic Mr. Potato Head mug is up to the task. It holds up to 18 oz. and has seven interchangeable face pieces made from heat-resistant, washable silicone.

Rugged Travel Flask

Rugged Travel Flask
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While we’re not sure any ceramic object should be called “rugged,” we do love the look of this handmade ceramic travel flask from Drifter Mercantile. It also won’t set off metal detectors. The flask has a shiny black glaze, embossed “DRIFTER” logotype, and a leather strap to hold its cork stopper in place. Also available in white.

Coffeify Wood-Handle Mugs

Coffeify Wood-Handle Mugs
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There’s something about sipping coffee or tea from a quality mug that makes the ritual even more enjoyable. Coffeify makes these beautiful ceramic mugs with intriguing designs inspired by nature. Each has a wooden handle for a cool grip, a matching lid, and an insert for straining loose tea. They also make a glass version.

Casting a Porcelain Tire

Casting a Porcelain Tire

Artist Micah Sweezie of Ceramic Noodles shows off a full-size car tire they made from clay. It took them weeks to create the 13-part mold from the original tire, and three days to cast the porcelain version. The finished piece is a statement on the dark history of French rubber plantations in Vietnam.

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