Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set

"Carved" with your initials and anniversary, this porcelain mug set recalls a timeless declaration of love.
created by

Gina DeSantis

$72.00

Gina DeSantis created by

Gina DeSantis

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Faux Bois, Real Romance

Like young lovers carving their initials into a tree, this handmade pair of mugs recreates the ultimate romantic gesture. Artist Gina DeSantis hand throws each mug on a potter's wheel before carving a unique faux-bois pattern to the creamy porcelain. The knots, grooves, and rings frame a hand painted declaration of love—you and your other half's initials, complete with an anniversary date and a charming heart and arrow. These one-of-a-kind cups are the perfect companion as you curl up with your morning coffee and the love of your life. Handmade in Ohio.

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Made in Ohio

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Gina DeSantis

created by

Gina DeSantis

location

Ohio

“I make work that brings happiness to the home and life's daily routines. I want my mug to be the first thing you grab in the morning to make your coffee.”

Gina knew she wanted to be an artist from an early age; she would overtake the kitchen of her childhood home with her art projects. As an adult, she realized her calling was to work clay, and in 2006 she earned her MFA in ceramics from Kent State University. Based in Lakewood, Ohio, she is inspired by the colors, textures, and patterns found in nature. She firmly believes that creativity happens equally in and out of the studio, and loves taking bike rides along the towpath or heading to the lake to get out of a rut.

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
porcelain
Measurements
4" H x 3.25" diameter; 10 fl. oz. capacity
Care
Microwave and dishwasher safe.
Notes
Due to the handmade nature of these items, there will be a slight variation in pattern.
Item ID
24071

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 11/13/2017.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.


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UncommonGoodsPersonalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set
 
4.5

(based on 170 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (126)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (99)
  • Large capacity / good size (69)
  • Dishwasher safe (53)
  • Durable (53)
  • Microwave safe (48)

Cons

  • Not durable (8)
  • Not dishwasher safe (7)
  • Poor image quality (7)
  • Too small (6)

Best Uses

  • Breakfast (79)
  • Home (70)
  • Gifts (69)
  • Dining (29)
  • Office (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Stylish (63), Practical (60), Frequent entertainer (14), Budget shopper (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (140), No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The perfect gift!

This is the second set of personalized mugs I've purchased for friends and their response both times has been "we absolutely love them!" It feels good to see your anniversary date...Read complete review

This is the second set of personalized mugs I've purchased for friends and their response both times has been "we absolutely love them!" It feels good to see your anniversary date along with the couples first initial on the mugs. It lets the recipient know that their wedding day was also very special to you too!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor quality and very sloppy

I purchased the Faux Bois mugs as a wedding present for my brother. When I received the mugs, I was very disappointed. When compared to the picture on the website and in the...Read complete review

I purchased the Faux Bois mugs as a wedding present for my brother. When I received the mugs, I was very disappointed. When compared to the picture on the website and in the magazine, the heart is much larger and takes up the whole height of the mug. In the sample photo, the heart appears much smaller. Additionally, the handwriting is sloppy. It looks like it was drawn on by a child with a marker. I am very dissatisfied with the purchase and will not be giving these away as a wedding gift. They are not worth $72 and you would be better off buying your own white mugs and writing on them with a sharpie.

Additionally, I have tried to contact Uncommon Goods and have heard nothing back from them. I emailed (but could not get through the firewall), called, and was told that the supervisor of personalized products, Jason, would contact me. I have yet to hear anything back...

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5.0

Beautiful Mugs!!

By 

from Rochester, NY

About Me Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Large Capacity / Good Size
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breakfast
    • Dining
    • Gifts
    • Home

    Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

    My best friend cried when she received these!!

     
    1.0

    Very disappointed

    By 

    from La Crosse, WI

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Image Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

        The writing appears to be done with a sharpie...and is very sloppy, smudged, and inconsistent in its appearance. There are numerous places where it looks like it was "erased." I am embarrassed to give this as a gift because of what it looks like...but was unable to return it...so I am not sure what I am going to do with it.

         
        4.0

        Welcomed gift

        By 

        from Michigan

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Large Capacity / Good Size
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

            Nice large cups! I put them in a basket with Baileys and a bag of Tim Horton's coffee.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery took longer than I would have thought.

             
            4.0

            Love it

            By 

            from Hinsdale, IL

            About Me Frequent Entertainer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Large Capacity / Good Size
            • Stylish

            Cons

            • Fragile
            • Not Dishwasher Safe

            Best Uses

            • Breakfast
            • Home
            • Office

            Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

            Morning coffee. Love the memories it gives me daily.

             
            1.0

            Disappointing

            By 

            from Chicago

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

            Very disappointed in this item. The mug is nice enough but the personalization looks like a child drew it on with a sharpie.

             
            5.0

            I've bought two sets of these and love them!

            By 

            from New York, New York

            About Me Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Durable
            • Large Capacity / Good Size
            • Microwave Safe
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Breakfast
              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

              Sweet and sentimental for coffee lovers! Fits a huge amount of coffee and we smile every time we look at our mugs!

               
              5.0

              This isn't my "Go To" wow Gift for Weddings or Anniversaries

              By 

              from Highland Falls, NY

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Large Capacity / Good Size
              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Breakfast
                • Dining
                • Home

                Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

                Purchased as gifts for two couples and both were equally delighted and enchanted with this nostalgic, practical gift

                 
                5.0

                So cute!

                By 

                from Atlanta

                About Me Stylish

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gifts

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

                    Bought these as a gift for my brothers fiancé for a "welcome to the family gift", so happy with them, will give to them in two weeks!

                     
                    5.0

                    Even more beautiful than I could imagine!

                    By 

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Stylish

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dishwasher Safe
                    • Durable
                    • Large Capacity / Good Size
                    • Microwave Safe
                    • Stylish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gifts

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

                      These were given to a newly engaged couple. Their wedding will be on the lake and reception in the woods. This gift was perfect.

                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect in every way

                      By 

                      from Lumberton, TX

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Porcelain Faux Bois Mug Set:

                      These personalized mugs with our anniversary were the perfect gift for someone who has everything! We loved the uniqueness and will buy from this company again!

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