Bombilla Bamboo Drinking Straw- The Mate Factor Commonly considered the first bombilla to be developed in the history of yerba mate, this bamboo bombilla is carefully handcrafted to be versatile in drinking your yerba mate. Use with one of our gourds, or with your cup, mug or thermos of choice.
What is Bombilla?
Yerba Mate (erva mate) tea is traditionally served with a bamboo or metal straw from a shared hollowed out gourd. This drinking straw... [Read More]
Hand Carved Drinking Gourd- The Mate Factor Mate Factor gourds are harvested and prepared in the traditional fashion, naturally treated and individually decorated on the outside by a craftsman. The finished gourd, being natural, will have its own unique characteristics. Both on the inside and on the outside the gourd may show dark brown or grey stains that characterize the plant. These should not be seen as deformities or blemishes in the g... [Read More]