Urban Vintage LA Blog
Lined Copper Mugs: The Next Best Alternative To Pure Copper
Volume 8 I November 28
These lined double wall mugs are best for those who appreciate the beauty of copper, but who might be a bit non-committal about maintenance. The stainless-steel inner wall does not require special care. However, it does not conduct temperature anywhere nearly as well as pure copper does, so drinks won’t feel as cold.
Should you worry about drinking Moscow Mules in unlined copper mugs?
Volume 7 I October 28
Like most refined objects, unlined copper mugs are not for everyone. They require a certain type of owner, an owner who is willing to put in a little extra work to keep these mugs in top shape. They also need an owner who values authenticity and artisanal work… an owner who understands copper!
Unlined Pure Copper Mugs Care Instructions
Volume 6 I September 28
"Unlined" means that their interior is made of copper (no nickel, tin, stainless-steel nor chemical lacquers). Pure copper tarnishes with prolonged exposure to liquids and with moisture in the air. It is normal.
Urban Vintage LA Copper Mug Creation Process
Volume 5 I August 28
Many customers write to ask me why genuine copper is the best way to go, and how to keep their mugs shiny and new. Here is what I tell them: Copper ages. Beautifully. It gains a rich patina over time, which is the mug showing some character, a sign it is well used.
Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe
Volume 4 I July 28
Place 2 or 3 ice cubes in a copper mug. Pour in the vodka and fill with cold ginger beer. Squeeze lime juice and stir. Garnish with mint sprigs.
Best way to start a fire ... (in your grill, of course.)
Volume 3 I June 26
It's red, white, blue, and blazing hot in July so what better time to talk about barbecue? Nothing says summertime like a smoking grill and a cold drink, and at Urban Vintage LA, we love good food served up with great company.
Be Memorable This Father's Day.
Volume 2 I May 23
It's Father's Day - time to celebrate the men in your life who do the good work of loving well. Life has a way of weaving relationships perhaps not born in the DNA of your blood and breath, but integral to the building blocks of your soul.
Mother's Day I You need flowers and a gift, ASAP! Where do you start?
Volume 1 I May 03
For May, let’s talk flowers, and the women we love. Whether you are hosting an intimate brunch, throwing a lavish garden party, or surprising her with breakfast in bed, in 2017, the movement is all the same.