Mate Cups and Mate Gourds

Mate cups come in all shape, sizes, and materials: from bone to silicone, wood to ceramic, glass, metal and gourd. A mate gourd, also called calabaza or porongo, are natural cups that come from the plant Legendaria Vulgaris, which gives a variety of shapes and sizes. It can also be decorated with silver or alpaca, engraved or covered with leather, ceramic, etc.