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Bee Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
Bee Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
Bee Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
Bee Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

Bee Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

Regular price $60.00 each
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only 1 in stock

These honey bee mugs are one-of-a-kind, just like you! Choose galaxy purple or aurora borealis blue/green. These magical pollinator insect mugs make a great gift for a gardener's birthday, Mother's Day, or as an apiculturist (beekeeper) gift.

Sold out? Order it here.

Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

Shop for other Bee items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Microwave-safe
  • Shipped every weekday
  • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
  • Permanent graphics can't wear away
  • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
  • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandcarving?

Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

Is Sandcarving Permanent?

Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

All mugs 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.

Are Your Products Made in USA?

We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

Are Your Products Lead-Free?

We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

Farmhouse Mugs

Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

APPROXIMATE SIZING:

  • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

Cascade Mugs

Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

APPROXIMATE SIZING:

  • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

 

Standard Mugs

Made in China

APPROXIMATE SIZING:

  • Capacity: 16 oz
  • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
  • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
  • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

Camp Mugs

ceramic that looks like enamelware

Made in China

APPROXIMATE SIZING:

  • Capacity: 15 oz
  • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
  • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
  • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

    Red Bistro Mug

    Made in China

    Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

    • Capacity: 15 oz
    • Height: 4" (10cm)
    • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
    • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

      Pint Glasses

      Made in USA

      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

      • Capacity: 16 oz
      • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
      • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
      • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

      Lowball Glasses

      Made in USA

      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

      • Capacity: 10.25 oz
      • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
      • Width: 3" (8cm)

      Highball Glasses

      Made in USA

      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

      • Capacity: 9.75 oz
      • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
      • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

      Stemless Wine Glasses

      Made in USA

      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

      • Capacity: 17 oz
      • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
      • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
      • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

      Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

      Handmade in Portland, Oregon

      • Capacity: 16-18 oz

      Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

      Handmade in Portland, Oregon

      • Capacity: 10-12 oz

        Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

        Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

        • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
        • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
        • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

          Travel Mugs

          white silicone lid included

          Made in China

          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

          • Capacity: 8-10 oz
          • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
          • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
          • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
          • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

          Champagne Flutes

          Made in USA

          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

          • Capacity: 6 oz
          • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
          • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
          • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

          Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

          Made in USA

          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

          • Capacity: 12 oz
          • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
          • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
          • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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            Handmade pottery mugs with dripping glaze in blue/green and purple, engraved by Bread and Badger
            Handmade pottery mugs with dripping glaze in blue/green and purple, engraved by Bread and Badger
            Cascade Mug, Made-to-Order - Drip Glaze Handmade Pottery
            Cascade Mug, Made-to-Order - Drip Glaze Handmade Pottery
            Cascade Mug, Made-to-Order - Drip Glaze Handmade Pottery
            Cascade Mug, Made-to-Order - Drip Glaze Handmade Pottery
            Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

            Cascade Mug, Made-to-Order - Drip Glaze Handmade Pottery

            Regular price $60.00 each
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            only 1 in stock

            These hand-formed drip glaze mugs are one-of-a-kind with any of your favorite Bread and Badger designs. Leave a note during checkout with your choice of wraparound design, or single-side design which we'll engrave on both sides of the mug. The blue color is an aurora borealis of blues and greens washing down the mug like the deep sea. The purple glaze looks like red and blue galaxies swirling through space.

            TO ORDER:

            Add your favorite glaze color to the cart, then immediately find the "Order Note" section below (within the cart before you check out), tell us which design you'd like engraved to-order. There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features face the holder (ask for left handed).

            We can put any stock images from our catalog on these, either single or double-sided for the same price.

            Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

            The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

            There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

            Shop the full Cascade Collection here.

            All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

            • Dishwasher-safe
            • Microwave-safe
            • Shipped every weekday
            • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
            • Permanent graphics can't wear away
            • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
            • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

            Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

            Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

            Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

            Frequently Asked Questions

            What is Sandcarving?

            Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

            I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

            Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

            Is Sandcarving Permanent?

            Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

            There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

            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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

            All mugs 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.

            Are Your Products Made in USA?

            We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

            We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

            Are Your Products Lead-Free?

            We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

            The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

            What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

            Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

            To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

            Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

            Farmhouse Mugs

            Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

            • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

            Cascade Mugs

            Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

            • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

             

            Standard Mugs

            Made in China

            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

            • Capacity: 16 oz
            • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
            • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
            • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

            Camp Mugs

            ceramic that looks like enamelware

            Made in China

            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

            • Capacity: 15 oz
            • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
            • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
            • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

              Red Bistro Mug

              Made in China

              Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

              • Capacity: 15 oz
              • Height: 4" (10cm)
              • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
              • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                Pint Glasses

                Made in USA

                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                • Capacity: 16 oz
                • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                Lowball Glasses

                Made in USA

                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                • Width: 3" (8cm)

                Highball Glasses

                Made in USA

                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                Stemless Wine Glasses

                Made in USA

                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                • Capacity: 17 oz
                • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                  Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                  Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                  • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                  • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                  • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                    Travel Mugs

                    white silicone lid included

                    Made in China

                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                    • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                    • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                    • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                    • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                    • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                    Champagne Flutes

                    Made in USA

                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                    • Capacity: 6 oz
                    • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                    • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                    • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                    Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                    Made in USA

                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                    • Capacity: 12 oz
                    • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                    • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                    • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                      Cherry Blossom Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                      Regular price $60.00 each
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                      These cherry blossom flower mugs are one-of-a-kind, just like you! The galaxy purple glaze flows around with tiny flecks of blue and red, making each one different.

                      Sold out? Order it here.

                      Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                      The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                      There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                      Shop for other plant items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                      All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                      • Dishwasher-safe
                      • Microwave-safe
                      • Shipped every weekday
                      • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                      • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                      • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                      • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                      Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                      Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                      Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                      Frequently Asked Questions

                      What is Sandcarving?

                      Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                      I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                      Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                      Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                      Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                      There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                      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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                      All mugs 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.

                      Are Your Products Made in USA?

                      We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                      We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                      Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                      We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                      The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                      What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                      Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                      To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                      Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                      Farmhouse Mugs

                      Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                      • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                      Cascade Mugs

                      Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                      • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                       

                      Standard Mugs

                      Made in China

                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                      • Capacity: 16 oz
                      • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                      • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                      • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                      Camp Mugs

                      ceramic that looks like enamelware

                      Made in China

                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                      • Capacity: 15 oz
                      • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                      • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                      • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                        Red Bistro Mug

                        Made in China

                        Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                        • Capacity: 15 oz
                        • Height: 4" (10cm)
                        • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                        • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                          Pint Glasses

                          Made in USA

                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                          • Capacity: 16 oz
                          • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                          • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                          • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                          Lowball Glasses

                          Made in USA

                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                          • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                          • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                          • Width: 3" (8cm)

                          Highball Glasses

                          Made in USA

                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                          • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                          • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                          • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                          Stemless Wine Glasses

                          Made in USA

                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                          • Capacity: 17 oz
                          • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                          • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                          • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                          Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                          Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                          • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                          Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                          Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                          • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                            Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                            Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                            • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                            • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                            • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                              Travel Mugs

                              white silicone lid included

                              Made in China

                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                              • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                              • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                              • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                              • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                              • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                              Champagne Flutes

                              Made in USA

                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                              • Capacity: 6 oz
                              • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                              • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                              • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                              Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                              Made in USA

                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                              • Capacity: 12 oz
                              • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                              • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                              • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                So beautiful!!

                                I love everything about this mug! The color the detailed etching, it brings me so much joy to use it.

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                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

                                Deep Breath Meditation Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                Regular price $60.00 each
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                                These meditation mugs are one-of-a-kind, just like you! Choose galaxy purple or calming blue/green to help you settle your mind and breath more deeply. Each mug is deeply engraved on both sides, so you can feel the graphics no matter how you hold them. A thoughtful gift to aid in mindful meditation, this quality piece is lighter-weight than our other mugs.

                                There will be some variation in the placement of designs. Each mug will have the Spiral graphic on one side and the Circle "square breathing" loop with the triangle and sun graphic on the other.

                                Sold out? Order it here.

                                Mindful Breathing Instructions:

                                Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                Shop for other Deep Breath Meditation items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                • Dishwasher-safe
                                • Microwave-safe
                                • Shipped every weekday
                                • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                Frequently Asked Questions

                                What is Sandcarving?

                                Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                All mugs 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.

                                Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                Farmhouse Mugs

                                Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                Cascade Mugs

                                Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                 

                                Standard Mugs

                                Made in China

                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                • Capacity: 16 oz
                                • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                Camp Mugs

                                ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                Made in China

                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                • Capacity: 15 oz
                                • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                  Red Bistro Mug

                                  Made in China

                                  Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                  • Capacity: 15 oz
                                  • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                  • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                  • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                    Pint Glasses

                                    Made in USA

                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                    • Capacity: 16 oz
                                    • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                    • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                    • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                    Lowball Glasses

                                    Made in USA

                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                    • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                    • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                    • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                    Highball Glasses

                                    Made in USA

                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                    • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                    • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                    • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                    Stemless Wine Glasses

                                    Made in USA

                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                    • Capacity: 17 oz
                                    • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                    • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                    • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                    Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                    Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                    • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                    Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                    Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                    • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                      Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                      Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                      • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                      • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                      • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                        Travel Mugs

                                        white silicone lid included

                                        Made in China

                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                        • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                        • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                        • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                        • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                        • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                        Champagne Flutes

                                        Made in USA

                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                        • Capacity: 6 oz
                                        • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                        • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                        • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                        Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                        Made in USA

                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                        • Capacity: 12 oz
                                        • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                        • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                        • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                          Ginkgo Leaf Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                          Ginkgo Leaf Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                          Ginkgo Leaf Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                          Ginkgo Leaf Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                          Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

                                          Ginkgo Leaf Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                          Regular price $60.00 each
                                          /

                                          only 1 in stock

                                          Ginkgo leaves gently float around this plum-colored drip mug, dancing with dewdrops. This floral mug is for people who appreciate the calm of watching sunlight dapple leaves as the seasons change.

                                          Sold out? Order it here.

                                          Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                          The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                          There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                          Shop for other plant items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                          All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                          • Dishwasher-safe
                                          • Microwave-safe
                                          • Shipped every weekday
                                          • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                          • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                          • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                          • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                          Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                          Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                          Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                          Frequently Asked Questions

                                          What is Sandcarving?

                                          Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                          I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                          Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                          Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                          Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                          There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                          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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                          All mugs 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.

                                          Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                          We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                          We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                          Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                          We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                          The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                          What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                          Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                          To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                          Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                          Farmhouse Mugs

                                          Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                          • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                          Cascade Mugs

                                          Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                          • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                           

                                          Standard Mugs

                                          Made in China

                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                          • Capacity: 16 oz
                                          • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                          • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                          • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                          Camp Mugs

                                          ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                          Made in China

                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                          • Capacity: 15 oz
                                          • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                          • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                          • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                            Red Bistro Mug

                                            Made in China

                                            Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                            • Capacity: 15 oz
                                            • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                            • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                            • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                              Pint Glasses

                                              Made in USA

                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                              • Capacity: 16 oz
                                              • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                              • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                              • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                              Lowball Glasses

                                              Made in USA

                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                              • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                              • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                              • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                              Highball Glasses

                                              Made in USA

                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                              • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                              • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                              • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                              Stemless Wine Glasses

                                              Made in USA

                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                              • Capacity: 17 oz
                                              • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                              • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                              • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                              Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                              Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                              • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                              Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                              Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                              • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                                Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                                Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                                • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                                • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                                  Travel Mugs

                                                  white silicone lid included

                                                  Made in China

                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                  • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                                  • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                                  • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                                  • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                                  • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                                  Champagne Flutes

                                                  Made in USA

                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                  • Capacity: 6 oz
                                                  • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                                  • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                                  • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                                  Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                                  Made in USA

                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                  • Capacity: 12 oz
                                                  • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                                  • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                                  • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                                    Moon + Orion Space Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                                    Regular price $60.00 each
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                                                    only 1 in stock

                                                    The full moon lights your path from one side of this mug, while Orion guides your way through the night. Each mug is engraved with both moon and constellation designs. Choose galaxy purple or aurora borealis blue/green.

                                                    Sold out? Order it here.

                                                    Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                                    The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                                    There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                                    Shop for other Space items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                                    All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                                    • Dishwasher-safe
                                                    • Microwave-safe
                                                    • Shipped every weekday
                                                    • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                                    • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                                    • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                                    • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                                    Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                                    Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                                    Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                                    Frequently Asked Questions

                                                    What is Sandcarving?

                                                    Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                                    I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                                    Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                                    Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                                    Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                                    There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                                    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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                                    All mugs 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.

                                                    Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                                    We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                                    We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                                    Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                                    We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                                    The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                                    What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                                    Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                                    To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                                    Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                                    Farmhouse Mugs

                                                    Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                    • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                                    Cascade Mugs

                                                    Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                    • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                                     

                                                    Standard Mugs

                                                    Made in China

                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                    • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                    • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                                    • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                    • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                                    Camp Mugs

                                                    ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                                    Made in China

                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                    • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                    • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                                    • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                                    • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                                      Red Bistro Mug

                                                      Made in China

                                                      Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                      • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                      • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                                      • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                      • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                                        Pint Glasses

                                                        Made in USA

                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                        • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                        • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                                        • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                        • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                                        Lowball Glasses

                                                        Made in USA

                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                        • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                                        • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                        • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                                        Highball Glasses

                                                        Made in USA

                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                        • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                                        • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                                        • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                                        Stemless Wine Glasses

                                                        Made in USA

                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                        • Capacity: 17 oz
                                                        • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                                        • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                                        • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                                        Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                                        Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                        • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                                        Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                                        Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                        • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                                          Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                                          Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                          • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                                          • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                                          • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                                            Travel Mugs

                                                            white silicone lid included

                                                            Made in China

                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                            • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                                            • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                                            • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                                            • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                                            • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                                            Champagne Flutes

                                                            Made in USA

                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                            • Capacity: 6 oz
                                                            • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                                            • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                                            • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                                            Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                                            Made in USA

                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                            • Capacity: 12 oz
                                                            • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                                            • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                                            • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                                              Mountain Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                              Mountain Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                              Mountain Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                              Mountain Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                              Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

                                                              Mountain Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                                              Regular price $60.00 each
                                                              /

                                                              only 1 in stock

                                                              The Three Sisters mountain range with a forested lake will remind you of camping and fishing in central Oregon, or wherever you'd like to imagine this peaceful nature scene resides.

                                                              Sold out? Order it here.

                                                              Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                                              The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                                              There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                                              Shop for other Mountain items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                                              All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                                              • Dishwasher-safe
                                                              • Microwave-safe
                                                              • Shipped every weekday
                                                              • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                                              • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                                              • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                                              • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                                              Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                                              Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                                              Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                                              Frequently Asked Questions

                                                              What is Sandcarving?

                                                              Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                                              I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                                              Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                                              Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                                              Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                                              There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                                              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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                                              All mugs 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.

                                                              Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                                              We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                                              We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                                              Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                                              We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                                              The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                                              What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                                              Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                                              To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                                              Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                                              Farmhouse Mugs

                                                              Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                              • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                                              Cascade Mugs

                                                              Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                              • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                                               

                                                              Standard Mugs

                                                              Made in China

                                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                              • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                              • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                                              • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                              • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                                              Camp Mugs

                                                              ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                                              Made in China

                                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                              • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                              • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                                              • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                                              • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                                                Red Bistro Mug

                                                                Made in China

                                                                Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                                • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                                                • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                                • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                                                  Pint Glasses

                                                                  Made in USA

                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                  • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                                  • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                                                  • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                  • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                                                  Lowball Glasses

                                                                  Made in USA

                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                  • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                                                  • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                  • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                                                  Highball Glasses

                                                                  Made in USA

                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                  • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                                                  • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                                                  • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                                                  Stemless Wine Glasses

                                                                  Made in USA

                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                  • Capacity: 17 oz
                                                                  • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                                                  • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                                                  • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                                                  Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                                                  Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                  • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                                                  Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                                                  Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                  • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                                                    Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                                                    Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                    • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                                                    • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                                                    • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                                                      Travel Mugs

                                                                      white silicone lid included

                                                                      Made in China

                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                      • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                                                      • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                                                      • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                                                      • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                                                      • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                                                      Champagne Flutes

                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                      • Capacity: 6 oz
                                                                      • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                                                      • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                                                      • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                                                      Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                      • Capacity: 12 oz
                                                                      • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                                                      • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                                                      • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                        Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

                                                                        Sea Turtle Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                                                        Regular price $60.00 each
                                                                        /

                                                                        only 1 in stock

                                                                        Beach life is calm and colorful, just like this handmade Sea Turtle mug. The bubbly nautical turtle engraving is my original art, sandblasted on both sides of each mug from my home studio so the designs will last forever. These mugs are one-of-a-kind, just like you! Choose deep sea purple or tropical blue/green.

                                                                        Sold out? Order it here.

                                                                        Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                                                        The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                                                        There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                                                        Shop for other Turtle items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                                                        All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                                                        • Dishwasher-safe
                                                                        • Microwave-safe
                                                                        • Shipped every weekday
                                                                        • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                                                        • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                                                        • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                                                        • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                                                        Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                                                        Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                                                        Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                                                        Frequently Asked Questions

                                                                        What is Sandcarving?

                                                                        Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                                                        I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                                                        Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                                                        Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                                                        Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                                                        There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                                                        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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                                                        All mugs 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.

                                                                        Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                                                        We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                                                        We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                                                        Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                                                        We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                                                        The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                                                        What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                                                        Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                                                        To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                                                        Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                                                        Farmhouse Mugs

                                                                        Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                        • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                                                        Cascade Mugs

                                                                        Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                        • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                                                         

                                                                        Standard Mugs

                                                                        Made in China

                                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                        • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                                        • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                                                        • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                                        • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                                                        Camp Mugs

                                                                        ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                                                        Made in China

                                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                        • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                                        • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                                                        • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                                                        • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                                                          Red Bistro Mug

                                                                          Made in China

                                                                          Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                          • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                                          • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                                                          • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                                          • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                                                            Pint Glasses

                                                                            Made in USA

                                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                            • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                                            • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                                                            • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                            • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                                                            Lowball Glasses

                                                                            Made in USA

                                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                            • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                                                            • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                            • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                                                            Highball Glasses

                                                                            Made in USA

                                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                            • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                                                            • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                                                            • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                                                            Stemless Wine Glasses

                                                                            Made in USA

                                                                            APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                            • Capacity: 17 oz
                                                                            • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                                                            • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                                                            • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                                                            Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                                                            Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                            • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                                                            Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                                                            Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                            • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                                                              Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                                                              Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                                                              APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                              • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                                                              • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                                                              • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                                                                Travel Mugs

                                                                                white silicone lid included

                                                                                Made in China

                                                                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                                                                • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                                                                • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                                                                • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                                                                • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                                                                Champagne Flutes

                                                                                Made in USA

                                                                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                • Capacity: 6 oz
                                                                                • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                                                                • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                                                                • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                                                                Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                                                                Made in USA

                                                                                APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                • Capacity: 12 oz
                                                                                • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                                                                • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                                                                • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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                                                                                  Tea Leaves Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                                  Tea Leaves Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                                  Tea Leaves Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                                  Tea Leaves Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery
                                                                                  Handmade mugs by a local ceramicist; sandblasted by Bread and Badger in Portland, OR

                                                                                  Tea Leaves Mug, Cascade Style Handmade Pottery

                                                                                  Regular price $60.00 each
                                                                                  /

                                                                                  only 1 in stock

                                                                                  If tea is your beverage of choice, we’ve got the perfect mug for you! This little trail of tea leaves will lead you to herbal bliss. Great gift for houseplant lovers, gardeners, and outdoor enthusiasts.

                                                                                  Sold out? Order it here.

                                                                                  Each multi-colored cascade mug is lovingly shaped by hand from rustic clay before we sandcarve our original graphics into the drippy glaze. These are completely made in Portland, Oregon in small batches, so stock will be very limited.

                                                                                  The beauty of these pieces are their completely unique coloring and slightly lumpy shapes. The glaze has a very glossy finish, with a base coat of black under a dripping layer which varies in color throughout. Each mug is unique, and will have visible signs of being handmade such as small bumps, signs of fingerprints, and other features which we don't consider to be flaws. The deeply engraved areas have crisp edges, and show off the bare clay beneath.

                                                                                  There will be some variation in the placement of designs, but we can often accommodate special requests so the best features of a wraparound design face the holder (ask for left handed). Smaller designs will be duplicated on both sides of the mug.

                                                                                  Shop for other plant items here, or view the full Cascade Collection here.

                                                                                  All our mugs are made of glazed ceramic, making them dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. Cascade mugs vary in size, and most hold roughly 15oz.

                                                                                  • Dishwasher-safe
                                                                                  • Microwave-safe
                                                                                  • Shipped every weekday
                                                                                  • Beautiful, sturdy packaging; ready to gift
                                                                                  • Permanent graphics can't wear away
                                                                                  • Sandcarving is smooth with crisp edges
                                                                                  • Designed and engraved in Portland, Oregon

                                                                                  Review our Store Policies for shipping, returns, and more.

                                                                                  Is your favorite item sold out? Let us make it for you from our Made-to-Order page!

                                                                                  Made-to-order items may have a higher cost than stock products and may be very limited in quantity, so order yours while supplies last.

                                                                                  Frequently Asked Questions

                                                                                  What is Sandcarving?

                                                                                  Sandcarving (also called "sandblasting") is an artistic process that permanently carves a design using pressurized abrasive grit. We sandblast onto glass, glazed ceramics, and stainless steel, but sandblasting can also be done on other hard materials like stone.

                                                                                  I create digital art, which I print onto transparency film, and then use to create a self-adhesive photo-emulsion stencil specifically for sandblasting. Each item has this single-use stencil applied to its surface with a burnisher, then it’s carefully masked. The final etching step is a trip into our professional blasting cabinet, where high-pressure silicon carbide grit carves the permanent design.

                                                                                  Watch videos about our process on YouTube.

                                                                                  Is Sandcarving Permanent?

                                                                                  Sandcarving is one of the most durable image transfer method out there. Since the process removes the top layer of glass or ceramic glaze by carving into it, there isn't any possible way to remove the design.

                                                                                  There are a lot of decals and screen printing out there on dishware that wear off with time. Our process will never do that! Sandblasting also has a smooth, even finish with crisp edges, unlike laser-etching which shows a matrix pattern on its etched surface, and acid cream etching which can be splotchy, and uneven.

                                                                                  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, or scratch. We recommend hand-washing silicone travel lids with unscented soap.

                                                                                  All mugs 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.

                                                                                  Are Your Products Made in USA?

                                                                                  We buy blank glass and ceramic items, and sandblast our original artwork onto them by hand in Portland, OR. All our glassware items are made in the USA, but our ceramic mugs are manufactured in China and finished here, which is considered "assembled in USA".

                                                                                  We are currently sourcing locally-made products for sandcarving. USA-made drinkware will be more expensive than our other products, but we'll be able to support other small businesses in our area.

                                                                                  Are Your Products Lead-Free?

                                                                                  We hold all our products to exacting standards (since our family uses them, too), so all products are free of lead, cadmium, and BPA. We're happy to share glaze reports if you'd like to see more data about safety.

                                                                                  The glazes used on our mugs meet California’s Proposition 65 strict limits for leaching of lead and cadmium (0.99 ppm lead and 7.92 ppm cadmium). In fact, our glazes are non-detect at testing detection limits well below (< 0.01 ppm for both). This is really fantastic!

                                                                                  What is the Life Expectancy of Your Products?

                                                                                  Technically, they should be able to last multiple lifetimes. We understand that accidents happen, and our items are definitely fragile, but they aren't any more fragile than most other dishware on the market. We consider them more sturdy than some other brands available, and keep our standards quite high for durability.

                                                                                  To prolong the life of your Bread and Badger cups and avoid breakage, we recommend against nesting (stacking them inside or on top of each other).

                                                                                  Some staining of silicone lids is unavoidable on lighter colors, so we recommend choosing darker colored lids if this bothers you.

                                                                                  Farmhouse Mugs

                                                                                  Handmade in Vancouver, Washington

                                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                  • Capacity: roughly 15-18 oz

                                                                                  Cascade Mugs

                                                                                  Handmade in Vancouver, Washington area

                                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                  • Capacity: roughly 15 oz

                                                                                   

                                                                                  Standard Mugs

                                                                                  Made in China

                                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                  • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                                                  • Height: 4.25" (10.5cm)
                                                                                  • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                                                  • Bottom Width: 3" (7.5cm)

                                                                                  Camp Mugs

                                                                                  ceramic that looks like enamelware

                                                                                  Made in China

                                                                                  APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                  • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                                                  • Height: 3.5" (8.75cm)
                                                                                  • Opening Width: 4" (10.25cm) across the mouth
                                                                                  • Max Width: 5.25" (13.5cm)

                                                                                    Red Bistro Mug

                                                                                    Made in China

                                                                                    Red is the only color we stock of this style/shape mug. They are slightly more delicate-looking than our Standard Mugs.

                                                                                    APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                    • Capacity: 15 oz
                                                                                    • Height: 4" (10cm)
                                                                                    • Top Width: 3.5" (9cm) across the mouth
                                                                                    • Bottom Width: 2 1/8" (5.5cm)

                                                                                      Pint Glasses

                                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                      • Capacity: 16 oz
                                                                                      • Height: 5.75" (14cm)
                                                                                      • Top Width: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                                      • Bottom Width: 2" (6cm)

                                                                                      Lowball Glasses

                                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                      • Capacity: 10.25 oz
                                                                                      • Height: 3.25" (8.5cm)
                                                                                      • Width: 3" (8cm)

                                                                                      Highball Glasses

                                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                      • Capacity: 9.75 oz
                                                                                      • Height: 5.25" (13.5cm)
                                                                                      • Width: 2.75" (7cm)

                                                                                      Stemless Wine Glasses

                                                                                      Made in USA

                                                                                      APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                      • Capacity: 17 oz
                                                                                      • Height: 4 1/2" (11.5cm)
                                                                                      • Top Width: 2 3/4" (7cm)
                                                                                      • Widest Width: 3 1/2" (9cm)

                                                                                      Hand-Blown Pint Tumblers

                                                                                      Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                                      • Capacity: 16-18 oz

                                                                                      Hand-Blown Lowball Tumblers

                                                                                      Handmade in Portland, Oregon

                                                                                      • Capacity: 10-12 oz

                                                                                        Recycled Blown Glass Tumblers

                                                                                        Made in USA. Each one is completely handmade, so shapes and sizes vary.

                                                                                        APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                        • Capacity: roughly 8 oz
                                                                                        • Height: 4.5" (11.5cm)
                                                                                        • Width: 3" (7.6cm)

                                                                                          Travel Mugs

                                                                                          white silicone lid included

                                                                                          Made in China

                                                                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                          • Capacity: 8-10 oz
                                                                                          • Height: 6" (15cm) with lid
                                                                                          • Mouth Width: 3.5" (8.5cm) across opening
                                                                                          • Bottom Width: 2.25" (6cm)
                                                                                          • Widest Point: 4" (10cm) across bottom of lid

                                                                                          Champagne Flutes

                                                                                          Made in USA

                                                                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                          • Capacity: 6 oz
                                                                                          • Height: 8.75" (22cm)
                                                                                          • Bottom Width: 2.75" (7cm)
                                                                                          • Top Width: 2" (5cm)

                                                                                          Wine Glasses (Stemmed)

                                                                                          Made in USA

                                                                                          APPROXIMATE SIZING:

                                                                                          • Capacity: 12 oz
                                                                                          • Height: 8 1/8" (20.6cm)
                                                                                          • Top Width: 3" (7.6cm)
                                                                                          • Bottom Width: 3.25" (8.25cm)

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