Mate is a traditional drink in some countries in South America, especially in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. This gorgeous Mate cup made from a traditional carved gourd. Hand painted and finished with beautiful Alpaca Silver coin and edge finish is the Ideal way to hold your Mate ( Yerba) tea. Mate tea is the perfect way to stimulate your focus, enhance physical endurance, aid digestion, control your weight and add many other health benefits to your life. Best of all a nice cup of mate Tea can be enjoyed on your own or with friends. Dimensions: 10 cm height x 9 cm circumference. Please note that due to the nature of this product all mate cup will vary in size. Mate straw extra.