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The Instant Tiki Mug Collection

Oct 26, 2017 |  Retro Staff No Comments

      When looking to start your own tiki mug collection and you don’t know where to begin, or looking for the perfect Polynesian-inspired gift for a tiki enthusiast—look no further—we’ve taken away all of the guesswork and put together the Instant Tiki Mug Collection. Comprised of nine of our bestselling tiki mugs in

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Handmade Mold Blown Glass Tiki Mugs by Andrew Iannazzi

Oct 13, 2017 |  Retro Staff No Comments

  Andrew Iannazzi first began glassblowing during his college days in New York, then later moved on to work at several facilities all across the United States. During that time, he mastered the craft of both off-hand and traditional mold-blowing techniques which he continues to use to this day. While much of his work draws

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Awesome Customer Photos: Silk City Distillers’ Hawaiian Tiki Mug Photoshoot

Sep 20, 2017 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Happy customers are what we’re all about, so we love when we hear from people who are enjoying products they purchased from us at Being sent awesome customer photos is the best—for us it’s the icing on the cake (or the umbrella in the glass)! We recently got wonderful feedback from Kristi at Silk

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Captain Morgan White Rum Commercial Tiki Mugs

Apr 27, 2015 |  Retro Staff No Comments

“Batten down your glasses. White rum has a new Captain.”     Featuring a reggae song in the background, this Captain Morgan White Rum commercial will have you longing for a cool, fruity rum drink while sticking your toes in the sand. Also featured quite prominently in the video are the Happy Tiki God Mug and the

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Collecting Tiki Mugs: From Trader Vic’s to Tiki Farm

Dec 04, 2014 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Tiki mugs have been around nearly as long as the first generation of Polynesian-style restaurants.  The first of these, Don’s Beachcomber Cafe – later named Don the Beachcomber – opened in Los Angeles, California in 1934.  A second, Trader Vic’s of Oakland, California, quickly followed suit.  Both establishments served up exotic homemade cocktails, filled with

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Tiki Farm’s New Line of Limited Edition Tiki Mugs!

Jan 29, 2014 |  Retro Staff 2 Comments

The Tiki culture hit the US in the mid-30s, and took the country by storm after WWII. From the 1939 World’s Fair in California, which for the first time celebrated this Polynesion-inspired culture, to James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific (1948), which led to the musical South Pacific, we embraced this tropical decor and

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