These “Monroe” demitasse spoons are named for the 5th President of the United States: James Monroe. If you look closely at the demitasse spoon, and at Monroe’s portrait, you’ll see a slight resemblance. The design of this demitasse spoon is austere – it has a lean and clean look. The stem of the demitasse spoon has two halves – identical halves split right down the middle of the stem. This design gives these demitasse spoons a simple and elegant appearance
These Monroe demitasse spoons are made of the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel, which have a highly polished finish. To learn about stainless steel demitasse spoons, click HERE to read our article about stainless steel and its use in spoons. The 18/10 stainless steel grade will not rust, and will remain shiny. In addition to a relatively high level of chromium to insulate the steel from corrosive oxidation, these demitasse spoons have the highest level of nickel used in silverware, which gives your demitasse spoons their glimmering shine.
The Monroe demitasse spoons are 4.75” long, and will make an excellent addition to your home’s coffee bar and dining room set. They are well balanced with an even weight distribution, and feel good in the hand. These are great spoons for serving with your espresso. You can tell that these are high-quality espresso spoons by looking at them carefully - which you’re sure to do once you see them.
Enjoy your demitasse, and enjoy your demitasse spoons! You and your guests will like the clean appearance of the Monroe design – a split between the North and South, the demitasse spoon is just like the doctrine. Click HERE if you're interested in reading about the history of the demitasse spoon.