Let’s be real: there’s nothing new about copper hardware.
The rosy colored metal has been studding jewelry, currency, furniture and national monuments for centuries. Copper was the first metal to ever be smelted in an ore to make jewelry. That was around 5000 B.C.-ish. This chemical element (Cu) has certainly been around the block.
We’ve seen a dynamite, national resurgence in tabletop with this pure metal—especially in beverage programs. The speakeasy is back, and with that, beverage directors and restaurant owners are looking to bling their bar out with warmer alternatives to stainless steel barwares.
This month, LMT has brought a collection of American-made copper barwares into the M Tucker warehouse for immediate delivery. The collection is stocked with all the essentials: a three piece shaker, shaker tin, hawthorne strainer and two-piece jigger.
For cocktail service, we also now stock a copper straw and 12 oz. copper julep cup—a fresh alternative to the typical Moscow mule mug seen…pretty much everywhere!
The copper trend has exploded in the US market: this year, American Metalcraft launched a line of distressed copper bar items we are absolutely crazy about—the line includes cocktail shakers, a Japanese jigger and a wide range of cups and mugs in different sizes to outfit your bar. The collection is affordable, freshly stocked in the Midwest and takes vintage to a whole level.
In addition to the items mentioned here, the small factories we have partnered with offer customization on any vessel as well as one-off production. With a 100 each order minimum, you can create your own signature copper item (if these forward thinking production teams don’t think of it first!).
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