I've always thought a squirrel tail would make a great handle. But usually I was thinking about how it was a handle to pick up a squirrel, not a cup.
This bowl is about two inches across and adorned with the most precious little birdie who will watch over your pocket change or rings or belly button lint or whatever precious morsel you decide to keep in here. He's tougher than he looks. He'll totally fight off thieves. I swear!