Manhole Cover Cork Trivet-Mexico City

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Manhole Cover Cork Trivet-Mexico City

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The city of nine million almas, Mexico City is slowly sinking due to its founding by the Aztecs on Lake Texcoco. At the time, in the fourteenth century, being in the middle of a lake was good for defense and for fishing and farming. The Spaniards wrecked the city two centuries later and claimed it as their own in 1521. Since then, much heavier buildings were erected whose foundations are constantly challenged by the context. The Aztec rain god Tlaloc, is featured in the center of this storm drain, Pigeon feet shaped graphics radiate outwards from there. Tenayuca is a suburb of Mexico City, most likely where the foundry is.

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"We all have three cities: the one in which we grew up, the one where we live and the one in which we wished we live."-Alan Furst
Put a functional memento of your favorite city on your table with a manhole cover in the form of a cork trivet. Each trivet replicates a real manhole from a city permanently etched into cork.

Each cork trivet is nearly 3/8" thick and about 7-1/4" in diameter. The engraving method has incredible detail and tactility. Fabricated from sustainable Portuguese cork and packaged from upcycled cardboard in Philadelphia, PA USA.

Shipping is free with any two orders or more (trivets and/or coasters.) Mixed styles and/or types. For example: NYC Coasters and a Budapest trivet ships free. Or a Philly Phever coaster set and a Grand Tour Coaster set ships free. Or a Hamburg trivet and a Roma trivet ships free. Or two Paris trivets and a Miami trivet ships free. We could go on….

A single item order is $3 shipping. See the International Shipping Options.
Cork is a natural material, thus rare aberrations within the etching can occur.
As each one is handmade please allow five business days for delivery. 

Listing is for the trivet only. See the coaster sets too.