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slate coasters - set of 4

by Sean Tice and Kristy Hadeka
Handmade
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  • the story

Slated for Success

Created by Brooklynites (and self-described foodies) Sean Tice and Kristy Hadeka, Brooklyn Slate Company sources their gorgeous pieces of natural slate from Kristy's third-generation family quarry in upstate New York. After using the material as trivets and cheese plates in their own home, the duo discovered that this distinctive, organic surface also makes a stunning and practical resting spot for hot and cold drinks. Each unique red or charcoal colored drink rest is backed with anti-slip padded cork rounds, which help protect surfaces from unsightly scratches. Slate pieces are cut and cleaned by hand and possess a one-of-a-kind natural edge for an eye-catching blend of the rustic and refined. Handmade in Brooklyn, New York.

Take a studio tour and see inside Sean and Kristy's work space!

  • details
Handmade
Item ID
23005
Made from
slate
Measurements
4" square
Notes
Condensation rings and crumbs wipe off easily with a damp sponge or towel.
  • the maker

Sean Tice and Kristy Hadeka

After visiting Kristy Hadeka's family slate quarry in upstate New York in the spring of 2009, she and Sean Tice grabbed a few pieces to use as all purpose boards back home in Brooklyn. They found a number of purposes for the slate?from trivets for tea kettles and to coasters for beers?and began gifting pieces to friends. The response was so overwhelmingly positive that the two set out to produce a line of slate products.

They now make regular trips to their family quarry in upstate New York to hand pick their favorite pieces of black and red slate. The pieces are then transferred to Kristy and Sean studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, where they do additional cutting and clean the stone to be food safe. In order to achieve the rough look of their unfinished pieces, they chip the edges with a slate cutter and other tools.

Visit our blog to take a studio tour and see inside Sean and Kristy's work space!

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to clean (3)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (5)
  • Home bar (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (6)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (5)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (5)

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4.0

Unique Coasters

By 

from Boston, MA

About Me Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Clean

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Home Bar

    Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

    Great price for a unique gift.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Valentine’s Day

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Very nice

    By 

    from Virginia

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

        Slate coasters very nice -- more impressive in hand than looking at an image online. I bought two sets and should have bought three.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        5.0

        Unique as usual from Uncommon Goods

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        from Slate Hill, NY

        About Me Bargain Hunter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Clean
        • Easy to Use
        • Ergonomic
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Home Bar

          Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

          I purchased a set of slate coasters for my nephew in California. The item arrived on time and in perfect condition.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah

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          5.0

          Much Better in Person

          By 

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Practical

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Beautiful
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

              I bought these coasters for my mother after my puppy destroyed her cork ones. I got them in red and they look much better than on the screen. I was worried they would be too bright or look dyed. My only concern is that the corners seem very thin and could chip easily.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Mother
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Love them

              By 

              from S. Ut

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Easy To Clean
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Home Bar

                Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

                I love these, they are beautiful, match my table wonderfully, and very unique. Each one is slightly different, and love the rough cut edges.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Came on time, wrapped well without even a chip in them, very satisfied

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Self
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

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                5.0

                Great coasters!

                By 

                from Milwaukee, WI

                About Me Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Home Bar

                  Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

                  These are very nice looking coasters. I purchased them for a man that I feel is hard to buy for. He has everything he needs! It seemed like the perfect gift.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Other
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                  5.0

                  really solid

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                  from minneapolis mn

                  About Me Bargain Hunter

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Ergonomic
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gifts
                    • Home Bar

                    Comments about SLATE COASTERS - SET OF 4:

                    this product is awesome it looks nice, feels durable, and a great gift idea

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Other
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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