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Are They Dishwasher- and Microwave-Safe?

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Are They Dishwasher- and Microwave-Safe?

Are Your Products Dishwasher- and Microwave-Safe? Yes! All our glassware and ceramics are food-safe, and can be washed in a dishwasher, even sanitized! The design will never fade, wear, permanently stain, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids in case of warping, but occasional dish-washing on a normal cycle should be fine. All of our ceramics are microwave-safe as well, and shouldn't get any hotter than any other microwave-safe cups.  Our metal cups should definitely not go in a microwave (yikes!), but they are dishwasher-safe. Even the highest quality sublimated or screen printed graphics will wear or scratch off of...

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What Does Sandblasting Look Like?

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What Does Sandblasting Look Like?

There doesn't seem to be a lot of information about sandblasting online. This isn't because it's a heavily guarded secret--more that it's a classic production method, and it isn't in super high demand now that laser engraving and screen printing are so accessible.

But there are still many people who recognize the benefits of sandblasting over other etching techniques:

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Is Sandblasting the Best Method for Decorating Glass and Ceramics?

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Is Sandblasting the Best Method for Decorating Glass and Ceramics?

Have you been wondering how to etch on glass or ceramics to make unique gifts from your home? Maybe you've been pondering which personalized gifts to buy for a wedding or holiday that will look nice and also stand up to everyday use. I’ve been etching glass since 2005, and I’ve tried a lot of methods. Let me give you the run-down on your options so you can make the best decision for your situation.

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The Process: ManMadeDIY Interview & Studio Tour

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  One of my favorite blogs to read, ManMadeDIY, did a Q&A with us about our etching process. If you want to learn more about how we do what we do, then check out the full story with lots of pictures:  The Process: Interview and Studio Tour with Bread & Badger, Makers of Manly Etched Pint Glasses  

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