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Pirate Fashions

Blackbeard Skull Drinking Chalice

$ 595.00

Pirate Fashions

Blackbeard Skull Drinking Chalice

$ 595.00

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This be the most amazing drinking vessel made fer the brotherhood. This Limited Edition cup be made of 16.5 pounds of Pewter the size of a real human skull. Pewter is made with High Content Silver and contains no lead.

When Blackbeard was killed and beheaded, his body was thrown overboard.  According to legend, the headless body swam circles around the ship where Maynard hung Blackbeard’s head. The head was put on a pole outside Hampton, Virginia as a warning to others against piracy.  From there, the head disappears from the official record. 

Lore of the Carolina-Virginia area says that pirates stole Blackbeard’s skull and made it into a drinking cup. In some accounts, the vessel is covered in silver and engraved with the words “Deth to Spotswoode.” 

There be a legend that Black Beard Skull's being used as a drinking vessel as part of an initiation rites for a Secret Pirate Societies on the island of Ocracoke. The voodoo ritual would include the consumption of a mixture of rum, gunpowder, soil from a freshly dug grave n' the human blood of yar  enemy killed in battle.

Includes a certificate of un-authenticity, arrrrgh!

Height: 8 Inch x 6 inches wide
Weight: 16 lbs 8 oz
Capacity: 18 oz