Ban Mian Cup (Wobbly)

“Freedom is indeed beauty. The love of the irregular is a sign of the basic quest for freedom.” — Soetsu Yanagi
These mugs were made in small batches, each sculpted with the utmost care and attention. Its form and curved handle fit your hand ergonomically. The rims are tapered to feel soft on your lips and guide the flow of your drink. Sculpted so that they are asymmetric, the mugs are comfortable for both right and left-handed use. Perfect for tea, coffee, milo or water for your all-day hydration. 

Ban Mian (板麵) — Flat Chinese handmade noodles. The name ban mian came from the Hakka method of cutting the noodle into straight strands using a wooden block as ruler. They are perfectly flat but the irregular grooves of handmade cutting is there, just like these cups.

Classic or Wobbly? These mugs come in 2 different styles. Classic mugs have straighter walls. Wobbly mugs are irregularly but ergonomically sculpted for an even more unique look.

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Please note that each item is handmade and will have slight variations. Items may look slightly different from the photograph featured!

Pinch’s ceramic pieces are made with cone 6/7 stoneware, raku, terracotta or porcelain. Only food-safe glazes are used, ensuring the safe consumption of hot and cold substances in our products.

To retain the quality of your piece and ensure longevity, hand-washing with a non-abrasive cloth or sponge in warm soapy water is recommended. The products are dishwasher and microwave safe. However, we recommend that you avoid placing these pieces in extreme hot or cold environments (oven, freezer) or for prolongued use in the microwave, as this could cause thermal shock and result in cracking and/or breakage.

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