The “Rustic Tree” demitasse spoon is a designer demitasse spoon that has a solid round stem – it’s not “flatware” – and that is about 1/2” longer than the standard demitasse spoon. Because its stem is solid round steel, it is also a slightly heavier demitasse spoon. This demitasse spoon, while heavy, has a sleek and modern look to it. When looking down on this demitasse spoon, the handle appears to be perfectly straight. But when looking at this demitasse spoon from the side, you can see that its round stem has a slight “bow” to it – like a rustic tree. The surface of the demitasse spoon is smooth, and its stem culminates in an orb at the end of its handle.
These “Rustic Tree” 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 Rustic Tree demitasse spoons are 5 ¼” long, an assertive length for a demure spoon. They’ll 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 handles of these demitasse spoons are plain, clean, and sleek – very modern.
Enjoy your demitasse, and enjoy your spoons! You and your guests are sure to find their simple elegance and perfect dimensions a (strangely) focal point on your table, nonetheless being a focal point without flagrant assertiveness. Their proportions and columnar spines make them modern and utilitarian. They are perfect to use with a well-balanced espresso. Click HERE if you're interested in reading about the history of the demitasse spoon.