Monthly Archives: June 2012

Some New Arrivals – China and Crystal

Every one in a while we take a moment to update you on some of the patterns of china and tableware we have recently received. I must say that our recent haul shows some really quality stuff, which I will … Continue reading

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China Collectors: A Breed Apart

Our regular customers mostly consist of people looking to replace or add to their favorite sets. When they want more, or when others want to buy them a gift, they’ll stick to the pattern they have, know and love. Occasionally … Continue reading

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Minton Haddon Hall – When Going Off The Beaten Track Can Be A Winner

Minton is an interesting china company. Now part of the WWRD group, it was once famous for it’s distinctive styles and bright colors. I can usually tell a Minton pattern from a mile away. What I’m referring to are the … Continue reading

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As A Matter Of Fact, I Do Own Tableware! Part 2

In my previous post, I detail the reasons my family and I stuck with our weekday china instead of springing for the fine china and crystal we love. I am happy to report that we are now the proud owners … Continue reading

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As A Matter Of Fact, I Do Own Tableware! Part 1

There’s the famous fable about the shoemakers children who go barefoot. As a retailer of china, crystal and flatware, customers used to give quite a chuckle when visiting our sprawling warehouse, loaded to the gills with china and tableware, only … Continue reading

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Where Is Your Favorite Tableware Browsing Spot?

Most people own no more than one or two china sets. But that doesn’t mean we cannot enjoy the beauty and artistry of other fine china patterns. Some people therefore become china collectors, preferring to own even one piece of … Continue reading

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The Future of China

Many are skeptical as to the future of the china and dinnerware industry. Some, having been in the industry all their lives, fondly hearken back to the salad days of the 1950’s in which every family had multiple sets of … Continue reading

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