These demitasse spoons are called “Sombrero” because the entire rim of the handle is adorned with dots – all the way to the spoon’s bowl – as would be done with the fancy Sombrero hat. While a “Sombrero” demitasse spoon may sound overtly overdone, these are decently decorous: while the flair is there, it’s graceful and understated. This demitasse spoon, while thoroughly decorated with dots, is sufficiently subtle so as to fit into any décor: a formal dinner or a festive fiesta.
These Sombrero demitasse spoons are made of the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel, which has 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 Sombrero 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. The detail in these demitasse spoons is very cleanly articulated. 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 spoons! You and your guests are sure to find these Sombrero demitasse spoons an elegant addition to your espresso service – be it a fiesta or a formal affair. Click HERE if you're interested in reading about the history of the demitasse spoon.