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BACKIG Mug, black,

Price $ 2.99

How to get it

BACKIG series looks like stoneware but is made from tempered glass which makes it very resistant to chipping.

Article Number604.753.35

Product details

Made of tempered glass, a durable material that is very resistant to sudden temperature changes.


P Amsell/B Berlin

  • Dishwasher-safe.

    Wash this product before using it for the first time.

  • Material
    Tempered glass



  • Tempered glass should be handled with care! A damaged edge or a scratched surface can cause the glass to break suddenly.


Height: 4 "

Volume: 12 oz

  • BACKIGArticle Number604.753.35

    Width: 3 ¾ "

    Height: 3 ¼ "

    Length: 5 "

    Weight: 10 oz

    Package(s): 1


Pretty but needs improvement.Dulguun E.I liked the size, color and shape. But one of it was chipped when it was delivered. The handles need improvement as it is sharp and not to comfy for fingers.3
goodesmaeil z.good4
ExcellentJenny J.Excellent5
Perfectly matches square plates ofLauraPerfectly matches square plates of correll-ware4
Nice mugDerrickMug is an addition to the sets of black plates & bowls. A very sleek modern look.5
Shapely MugChannaHas a gloss, deep color. Can hold hot items. Unsure of microwavable capabilities. Can dishwash.5
Nice!WandaI was looking for a square cup black and no matter is not complete square is paired with the plates I bought there in the same store IKEA.5
Good Proportions And StableReshmaGenerous capacity mug/cup (13 oz stated) without being tall or narrow. Don't have to worry about tipping it over because the base is wide and stable, and overall aesthetics are good. Good quality material too with comfortable handle5
Good mugNELSONGood mug5
Good cup for the moneyKALYANThe cup is good size we were looking for to drink coffee5
Good size for our cappuccinoSaranneGood size for our cappuccino maker, mug needs to be only so high. Unfortunately they don’t have the other black mugs they used to carry. They were wider but the same height. Liked them better. Don’t know why they got rid of them.5
Nice set of mugs.ROBERT E.Nice set of mugs.4
It's good to useVerified BuyerIt's good to use5
Great glass mug!Joan K.I love this dark glass mug. It is very sturdy, stable, and holds a good amount. Also very economical.5
Just right!, shape, size, material!STEVIEThese cups are a great addition to the rest of the set. I've been hoping they would add a mug, now my set is complete for company!5
Love it!!ManasiLove it!!4
Excellent productManishExcellent product5
I’m happy to have theseTatianaI’m happy to have these cups in my house5
BACKIG Mug, black, 12 oz

Setting the table with leftovers

Dark and dramatic BACKIG tableware has a surprising past – it's 94% glass made from factory scraps. That means leftovers from glass production are melted down and reused to create BACKIG. "Using materials which have less impact on the environment, like recycled materials, is something that we strive for. It’s in our DNA.” says Silke Millan who works with sustainability at the IKEA headquarters.

In a small French town, less than an hour's drive from the ocean, a large factory is ablaze on the inside. Furnaces fire at volcanic temperatures and conveyor belts whirl with glowing red globs, turning out dozens of different IKEA glass products.

Creating new products from scraps

"In glass production, you always get a certain amount of scrap." says Daniel Stjernqvist, an IKEA engineer who's specialised in glass for many years. "Sometimes, material is cut off to create a finished product, and sometimes it breaks or has something wrong with it – like a bubble or a defect – so it's rejected. This is then crushed and goes back into the furnace again to melt.” explains Daniel.

Affordable and energy-saving

Clear glass can be reused to make clear glass, but the dusky, deep purple tint of BACKIG is characteristic of when different colored glass is melted together and reused to make something new. The result is so dark it's nearly black, which is why it's often called "black glass". "Black glass is an affordable alternative to black stoneware since it's less expensive to produce. For us it makes sense to use a material that already exists – it's safe, saves energy and money – so why not do something good with it," says Daniel.


What is glass?

Glass is mainly made of sand, soda, and lime melted at a high temperature. Tempering or various additives gives you extra-strong and impact-resistant glass that in some cases can be taken straight from freezer to oven without cracking. A big benefit is how glass can be recycled over and over without the quality deteriorating. Also, a lot less energy is needed to melt recycled glass compared to new raw materials. Our goal is to eventually use only recycled glass in our range.