This set is the work I'm most proud of this month. Three individual pieces including a kingly Man Mug with a beautiful, flowing ginger beard and kind brown eyes, an intricately painted coaster featuring patterning inspired by traditional English China entirely painted freehand, and a matching painted diffuser insert that is also his golden crown. Many, many days and hours went into this incredibly detailed set. The gold overglaze is made with genuine gold.
The set is food safe, the approximately 10oz volume mug and coaster are microwave and dishwasher safe, but the diffuser should NEVER be microwaved and should be hand washed to keep the gold looking nice and shiny.
When brewing tea in the diffuser, pour your hot water over your tea, then when desired tea strength has been achieved, slowly lift the diffuser out of the mug and place it on the coaster to catch any remaining drips.
To whoever purchases this set, I hope you treasure it as much as I. It's an amazing work of functional art.