The town of Tonala has produced some of Mexico's finest pottery, even before the Spanish conquest. The techniques were modified and improved over time, but a lot of the traditional patterns and designs are still in use today, making this type of ceramic distinctive and unique Bring the Mexican style to your house or apartment with these beautiful milk cups! They suit perfect with the coffee cups but also amazing on their own.
Material: Tonala-style ceramic.
It is completely lead free and microwave, oven and dishwasher safe.
San Germán Pottery is a family owned workshop located in México. We produce the world famous Tonala-style ceramic. Their pottery is 100% handmade using the stoneware technique, and it is hand-painted using the traditional designs and patterns.
Around 1960, ceramist Jorge Wilmot came to Tonala, and introduced the stoneware technique to the traditional pottery workshop. This kind of pottery is burned at very high temperatures--about 1300 degrees Celsius. This makes the pottery extremely resistant and gives it distinctive enamel-like surface. It also makes the pottery 100% lead free.