Category Archives: Lenox

China Cleaning TLC

You’ve made an investment, you’ve taken the time to specifically pick out the perfect pattern like the Lenox Citation Lace and now it’s time to take the best care possible of your pieces of art. A lot of china like … Continue reading

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Tea “Wine” Party

Beautiful china, it isn’t just for holiday events anymore. I would like to introduce you to a new twist on the Tea Party concept. Ladies, you’ll want to take notes on this one. Your Girls Night will never look the … Continue reading

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Patterns That Make Up The Lenox Presidential Collection

As we’ve discussed in the past every piece of china or crystal belong to a specific pattern made by its manufacturer. In addition they may also belong to a collection, which is a group of patterns that share similar characteristics. … Continue reading

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The Challenges & Joys Of The Replacement China Industry. Part 2

Our jobs can be exciting sometimes but all too often they can be boring and uninspired. Somebody does have to keep the books, no? But when someone is lucky enough to work at a job where there is the ability … Continue reading

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The Challenges & Joys Of The Replacement China Industry. Part 1

It's been five plus years since we started Classic Replacements. Five tumultuous years. Since then we've moved from being a home-based operation with fifty or so patterns to our new, spacious warehouse and office complex. We've added staff, thousands of … Continue reading

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Think You Need English Crystal? Think Again.

China from England has always has a special cache and continues to reign supreme, especially recently following the grand spectacle of the Royal Wedding. The rest of the world has also done well, giving us Lenox in the US, Limoges … Continue reading

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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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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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Does Lenox Versailles China Have Anything To Do With It's Namesake?

Have you ever wondered how china and tableware companies get the names for their patterns? True, it's not high on the need to know list, but have you never been curious if Lenox Versailles china has anything to do with … Continue reading

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