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★ All of our ware is handmade completely from scratch, so you are getting a lovely fresh piece!
Ships 3 weeks from the purchase date.
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★ This is a stock photo, my friend - Your cup will look almost exactly like what you see here. If in doubt, we can show you what you're getting once we've made it, just let us know.


Yep - you read it right.

It's a bloody mug - A Murder Mug, if you will. Long story short:

Working late nights at the studio, our dark humour creeps out. This cup was designed accidentally when Andy was helping me screenprint some Chicago Flag stars - He got some of the red overglaze on his hands, and instead of wiping it off with a towel, he grabbed a funky cup and palmed it. Ta-da! The finishing touch was the name, and our pal Donovan got it in one.
And the Murder Mug was born :)

This is our porcelain 12oz cup.
► Measurements are:
4 1/4 inches in diameter & 3 1/4 inches in height; nice and thick weighing in at a wee bit over 1 lb, when empty.

Glazed a glossy white inside and out. Very clean and crisp white!

Andy then took some red overglaze and proceeded to handle the mug with his 'bloodied' hands. Every Murder Mug will look different - I may join in on the fun and handle one myself :)
Our name is on the bottom of the cup so you know who made it and where it's from - You know, in case you need to blame us for corrupting whoever gets this cup.

All of our ware is made from scratch in our studio in Chicago using porcelain clay, and finished using our signature glazes and overglazes (which are fired into the glaze - they're lead-free + hand screenprinted + indelible!)

► Food, dishwasher & microwave safe

♥ If it's a gift and it's being shipped directly to the receiver, let us know & we can enclose a note card with a short message from you!

Feel free to contact us with questions & thank you for checking us out! :)

Meet the owners of CircaCeramics

Learn more about their shop and process
Andy Witt
Nancy Pizarro

Frequently asked questions about CircaCeramics

The ware we make is very durable! It's food, dishwasher & microwave safe. It's even safe if placed in an oven for warming, from cold to 350.
Our prints are indelible, meaning they will not scratch or rub or fade off.
We WANT you to use our ware every day, so we make them durable and great looking for every day.
All of our packaging is chosen with the need to get the ware to the buyer intact.
With that in mind, we do use biodegradable packing peanuts, and when possible, we use rubber bands to secure the bubblewrap so it can be reused.
Our boxes are new.
Our "Thank You" cards are recyclable.
That covers it, but if you have any questions, do ask!
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Slightly Unsightly - Murder Mug (12oz in white) - Made to Order

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: porcelain clay, glaze, overglazes
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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