- British firm Emma Bridgewater HAS revealed details of commemorative mug
- Brand has already begun making handmade china in its Stoke-on-Trent factory
- Mug features a spongeware design with words ‘Harry & Meghan are engaged’
- Other side of £19.95 piece displays announcement date ’27th November 2017′
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding has only just been announced but already the souvenirs are in production.
British firm Emma Bridgewater revealed details of a commemorative mug celebrating the loved-up couple’s engagement.
Within minutes of the impending nuptials being announced, the brand began making the handmade china in its Stoke-on-Trent factory to mark the occasion.
British firm Emma Bridgewater revealed details of a commemorative mug with the words ‘Harry & Meghan are engaged’ celebrating the loved-up couple’s engagement
The half-pint mug features a classic spongeware design applied by hand, with the words ‘Harry & Meghan are engaged’ in pale blue surrounded by two red scrolls.
The other side of the £19.95 piece displays the engagement announcement date ’27th November 2017′. The mug is edged in small pale blue hearts and tiny red dots.
Designer Emma Bridgewater said: ‘We have been creating commemorative ware for nearly every royal occasion for the past 30 years.
‘Britain has marked its national rites of passage in china for two centuries, mostly made in Stoke-on-Trent.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had a photocall at Kensington Palace in London yesterday
‘We are proud to be part of that tradition and celebrate the most recent happy news.’
The mug is available for pre-order at emmabridgewater.co.uk from December 8.
The much-anticipated news of the engagement was confirmed by the Prince of Wales at 10am, with the wedding expected to take place at a church next spring.
Last night, the newly-engaged pair shared their love story, with Harry declaring the ‘the stars were aligned’ when he fell for the actress.
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