This Fair Trade mug feels so calming - like the deep blue ocean, or a lovely lake. Glazed in colors that reflect the shores and depths of the lakes of Vietnam, this ceramic mug offers a bold and beautiful look to any kitchen. Made in Bat Trang village, famous for its centuries-old tradition of creating fine ceramics.
Dishwasher/microwave safe. Holds approx. 10 oz. Due to reactive glaze, color and pattern varies. Dimensions: 4"h x 3"dia.
Handcrafted - there may be variations in these products.
Fair Trade, Handmade. Please see our matching items, sold separately.
This product is tested for lead content and is made for food use in accordance with FDA guidelines for food-safe ceramics.
For California residents: This product is also made in accordance with state guidelines for Proposition 65.
Fair Trade Artisans: Vietnam: Craft Link.
Living in rural hilly and mountainous areas, the hill tribes have little access to markets. Craft Link, a non-profit organization, works to assist small Vietnamese craft producers find market opportunities and to promote awareness of ethnic minority crafts and culture. Craft Link also provides marketing, design, and management advice to other disadvantaged groups, like street children and people with disabilities. Craft Link is committed to the principles of fair trade, investing in artisans' social welfare and guaranteeing fair wages, worker safety, and care of the environment. Working closely with the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi, Craft Link helps preserve traditional craft skills like the weaving and embroidery of the tribal groups, puppet making, and traditional ceramics. Craft Link's ceramics, long-time best sellers with our customers, come from Bat Trang, a small village on the Red River, which has been famous for its ceramics since the 15th century.