PREORDER The Big Dipper: Rainbow (Single)


THIS PRODUCT IS A PREORDER! The spoons will be back in stock in late October. Rainbow spoons always go really fast so if you would like to be sure you get one I recommend pre-ordering.

If you purchase a preorder in combination with a regular in-stock item, I will ship both items together in late October when I get the rainbow spoons.

If you would like your other items to ship sooner, please place a separate order for those items.

If you have any questions about pre-ordering, please email me at umeko (at) for the fastest response time. Thank you!




Iโ€™ve always had a fraught relationship with cupping. (Being corrected on tasting notes, embarrassed, not knowing what bergamot tastes like.)

So I wanted rainbow cupping spoons, to disarm something that scared me. The spoons remind me that I can be myself - femme, biracial, bisexual, kinda sensitive, more collaborative than competitive - and also do my job and taste coffee. All those things are possible at once!

Umeshiso got its start when I realized a lot of other people felt how I felt. A lot of folks started asking for rainbow spoons,so I started mailing them out to anyone who asked. Many who asked were BIPoC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), nonbinary and trans folks, disabled folks, women, femmes, and of course everyone holding multiple marginalized identities.

After sending out 75 spoons, I could no longer afford to provide them for free! But I wanted to keep doing it. So I made this shop, where I offer my spoons on a sliding scale. Just choose the price that is comfortable for you.

Thank you for sharing this journey with me. I think weโ€™re all in this together, cupping the rainbow.


๐Ÿงฎ SLIDING SCALE: Everything on my webshop is priced on a sliding scale. Just choose the price that is comfortable for you. My goal is to make each item as accessible as possible, to folks from all different parts of the coffee industry. It works because the community observes the honor system: those who are able to pay more make it possible for others with less resources to pay less.

๐Ÿ“ฆ SHIPPING: CURRENTLY SHIPPING TO US AND CANADA ONLY. This is due to major USPS service disruptions affecting international shipments. I hope to have international shipping back online when I'm able to manage it and guarantee a good customer experience. Thank you for your understanding!

Every order is hand-packed with care by me, Umeko, in my home in Kansas City, MO. I usually spend Mondays and Tuesdays packing orders, and ship out on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Umeshiso a one-person operation with a lot of projects, so at times I may not be able ship orders the exact day planned. If you have any questions at all about shipping times, please email me directly at umeko (at)

๐Ÿ“ SPOON DIMENSIONS: Umeshiso carries two styles of cupping spoon: the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper.

The Big Dipper is longer and lighter weight with a wider, flatter bowl. It has dual functionality and works great for both skimming and slurping.

The Big Dipper Specs

Weight: 44 - 46g
Handle Length: 5.5 in / 14 cm
Bowl Diameter: 2 in / 5 cm
Bowl Depth: 0.25 in / 0.6 cm

The Little Dipper is shorter, with a heavier weight and deeper bowl. It's great for long-haul cupping tables because the deeper bowl prevents spillage.

The Little Dipper Specs

Weight: 56 - 58g
Handle Length: 4.5 in / 11.5 cm
Bowl Diameter: 1.9 in / 4.8 cm
Bowl Depth: 0.5 in / 1.1 cm

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Thank you!

Product photography by Morgan Eckroth / @twopartscoffee

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-2 weeks

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 4 - 7 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 1 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Reviews (8)


I ordered one each of the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper, both in Rainbow. They arrived on time, were beautifully packaged, and are every bit as lovely as they appear in the photos here. My coffee nook is a little bit brighter today <3

Beautifully made, can't wait to use it, thank you so much!

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