Updated at 2022-04-15
Tin is exceptionally suitable for making cups. Except for tin, most metals are cold to the touch. The tin cups in the picture were created by a seasoned artisan. They are smooth and warm when held. In addition, tin is exceptionally resistant to oxidation and corrosion and, to some extent, removes impurities in liquids to improve mouthfeel. Tin also retains heat and cold very well. Therefore, Osaka tin cups have always been a popular gift.
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