The colors are a bit hard to see in the photos, they are actually a bit darker. Hunter green, navy blue (almost black), white and marroon. The lettering is a really bright sort of metallic gold. When I get a chance, I will get some better pictures up.
- Yes the lettering is very shiny
- Yes the mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe
- Yes they are guaranteed not to rust, warp or affect the ozone layer
- No I do not as yet know the chemical composition of the ceramic
- I will post an update when I get the lab results back
- The syntax used was traced back through the history books and was found to conform to the standards set forth by the original wizard who coined the term (including the comma)