This is from Spoon World site:
These were an interesting type of spoon variation is the "straw spoon". The spoon handle is a straw while the spoon bowl can be used to stir the drink. Spoon straws come in several different styles, and occasionally we will find a souvenir straw variation, but the styling does not really lend itself to this purpose. Most, however, are designed to be used rather than displayed. Sterling straws are a lot classier than the plastic ones which we currently use. In the late 18th century, metal straws were used in Holland with brandy and punch bowls for all festive occasions. Sterling-Heart Straws add their own festive note to the serving of iced tea, iced coffee and lemonade or your favorite tall drink." Shipping weight 2 lb.
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