What Is A Gluggle Jug? - Bumble Living

What Is A Gluggle Jug?

Gluggle Jugs - The Fun, Practicality and History

Gluggle Jugs, also known simply as gluggle pots or glug jugs, are ceramic pitchers with a distinctive design. They have a narrow neck and a wide base, often bright in colour featuring a fish-shaped spout. When poured, they make a gurgling or "gluggling" sound, hence the name!

These jugs originated in England in the 19th century and were initially used for serving beverages like water, wine, or ale. The sound produced when pouring is due to the air passing through the jug's neck and into the base, creating a unique auditory experience. The fish-shaped spout also adds a fun decorative element to the design.

Gluggle jugs have become not only a popular collector's item but also are often used as very handy and decorative pieces in homes. They come in various sizes, colours, and designs, making them a charming addition to any kitchen or dining room.

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