Skip Nav
Netflix
23 Insanely Sexy GIFs From Orange Is the New Black
Nostalgia
16 Disney Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Melt
Nostalgia
9 Signs You Will Always Be Obsessed With Lisa Frank

What Is a Loving Cup?

What Is a Loving Cup? And Other Questions About Royal Wedding Memorabilia

This just in from the Queen's Twitter. The first official Limited Edition Loving Cup has been produced to celebrate the royal wedding. I have so many questions! First, what's a loving cup? And next, will there be a second official Limited Edition Loving Cup?

As I did with confusing British royal titles, I decided to look up the exact definition of a loving cup, which sounds like some sort of nonhormonal birth control. Alas, its endorsement from the monarch should have given away the fact it's just an unfortunate name for something traditional. A loving cup is simply a large drinking vessel with two handles that people pass around at a marriage or banquet. You may also recognize it as the trophy awarded at golf or tennis events. If you are looking for a royal-wedding-inspired contraception, you can check out these unofficial "crown jewels" condoms.

Getting your hands on one of the 1,000 official loving cups, which bear "the couple's entwined initials in gold and silver surmounted by the coronet of Prince William and the wedding date," will cost you £125, or about 200 dollars. But the royals are also selling a Tankard — a cup that has one, not two handles — for only £35 ($55). Is that second handle really worth £90 ($150)?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Ed Sheeran Net Worth 2016: How Much Is Ed Sheeran Worth Today?
My 1992 Diary Book Excerpt
Brexit Social Media Reactions
How to Say No to Being a Bridesmaid
Teen Sex at Home
What the Brexit Means For Brits
Irish Sayings

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Love
X