Commemorative mugs herald Harry and Meghan as 'game changers' and 'free spirits'

Two souvenir mugs celebrating Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's forthcoming wedding have been unveiled by pottery firm Emma Bridgewater.

The first half pint Royal Wedding Mug features the bride and groom's names, the wedding date, and text that reads "Game Changers, Free Spirits, Big Hearts & Well-Suited".

The back of the mug features a tribute to the couple (Emma Bridgewater/PA)
The mug features a tribute to the couple (Emma Bridgewater/PA)

The mug is adorned with a row of crowns and hearts in red and blue, and comes with a bespoke backstamp.

The special backstamp on the celebratory souvenir (Emma Bridgewater/PA)
The special backstamp on the celebratory souvenir (Emma Bridgewater/PA)

The second mug features a classic hand-applied spongeware design, with the couple's names and wedding date, as well as regal scrolls and crowns in blue and red.

The second half pint Emma Bridgewater royal wedding mug (Emma Bridgewater/PA)
The second royal wedding mug (Emma Bridgewater/PA)

They cost £19.95 each and are being hand made at the Emma Bridgewater factory in Stoke on Trent.

Bridgewater said: "At Emma Bridgewater we are proud to continue the honourable tradition of making pottery to mark national events.

"We have been making commemorative ware since 1985, celebrating events such as the Diamond Jubilee using traditional techniques in our factory in Stoke-on-Trent.

"Royal-themed pottery made in Staffordshire can be traced back to the time of Charles II, and we are thrilled to see celebration through pottery continuing in 2018 with Harry and Meghan."

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to wed after a whirlwind romance (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will wed on May 19 (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Harry and the American former actress will wed in Windsor Castle's gothic St George's Chapel on May 19.

The souvenirs will be available in Emma Bridgewater shops and online at emmabridgewater.co.uk from April 30.

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