When purchasing mugs a person usually does not know that that all have different durability levels. People cherish these beverage containers and usually expect to keep them for many years. Mugs are part of our everyday life, even though its function might not be recognized everyday. Mugs are also usually breakable and heavy. Because mugs are a part if pottery, it is not suggested to allow young kids to use them. Ceramic and Porcelain mugs are the two most popular mug types. They're classic, dependable, and can be decorated beautifully.

Ceramic mugs are a whole family of different materials. Ceramic mugs are thicker and are usually bigger in size. Ceramic mugs are any mugs that are not made in porcelain. Ceramic mugs are more popular in the working world and in family households because of the durability. They are cheaper in price and can be purchased as one or they can be purchased in sets. They can be imprinted and kids can have a blast decorating them for a special holiday.

Porcelain mugs are a type of ceramic material, but is not considered or categorized in the ceramic group. Porcelain is made out of kaolin clay. Porcelain is what is used for fine china. Porcelain is thin and the mugs can break easily. They are generally smaller in size and they are usually designed with sleek, elegant designs. Porcelain mugs are sold in sets and are more expensive in price.

Just something to think about the next time reach for a cup of Joe or tea.

Source by Kyle Langer