Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Visit To The NY Tabletop Show 4/14/11 – Part 2

At Mottahedeh we were treated to a fine lesson in it's history by none other then it's president, Wendy Kvalheim. She was gracious enough to detail to us the storied past of Mottahedeh and fascinating tidbits we were not aware … Continue reading

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Our Visit To The NY Tabletop Show 4/14/11 – Part 1

This week is the April Tabletop show in Manhattan and we stopped by the NY Merchandise Mart at 41 Madison Ave. yesterday to check out the recent doings of our favorite brands. There was a nice crowd at the show, … Continue reading

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Selling Your China Set To Buy A New One.

There are two schools of thought when it comes to changing china sets. There's the sentimental crowd. These fine homemakers don't see a china set or pattern when they look at their Lenox Charleston or William Yeoward Crystal, they see … Continue reading

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How To Store Your Christian Dior Casablanca Safely

Helpful article on china storage. Fine china is not cheap, nothing worthwhile in life is. Whether you’ve invested in it yourself or were lucky enough to receive them as gifts, you want to ensure your favorite china will last as … Continue reading

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Can Lenox Versailles China Be Used In The Microwave?

The short answer? It depends. Here's the longer version. Some patterns are made specifically for use in the microwave and their manufacturer will loudly trumpet that fact on every possible wrapping and label (see Wedgwood Quince china). Then there are … Continue reading

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Your China Or Crystal Broke. What to Do Next.

As they say about life, stuff happens. You set the table with your favorite Wedgwood Kutani Crane with it's lovely graceful crane motif, along with your prestigious Waterford Kildare crystal and hold your breath, hoping it will survive your daughter … Continue reading

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