These Renoir demitasse spoons have what appear to be plain, and simple handles. As a leader of the Impressionist movement, Renoir was a celebrant of beauty and of feminine sensuality, both evoking graceful curves. The handles on these demitasse spoons are surrounded with a single raised rim, which runs symmetrically about the edges of the demitasse spoon’s handle, but which culminate at the base with a set of five curls, the set bounded on each end by the terminal ring of the rim. Are these the 5 curled fingers of an impressionist’s hand? While Renoir’s use of color was breathtaking, his shapes were simple - they appeared to be plain objects but evoked much more than that. So it is with this set of demitasse spoons. The simplicity of the demitasse spoon is complementary to the complexity of your flavorful espresso. Mysterious? Yes. Lovely? “Yessir” still - a lovely demitasse spoon.
These Renoir 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 Renoir demitasse spoons are 4.5” 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 them enchanting. But above all, taste the flavors in your espresso as a stark set of lovely colors articulating sensual and simple shapes as you use this demitasse spoon. Click HERE if you're interested in reading about the history of the demitasse spoon.