Category Archives: Royal Crown Derby

What to Cook This Christmas

It’s only 5 days to go before Christmas – do you already know what to cook this upcoming holiday? Well, if not, here’s a suggested holiday menu: There’s nothing like cheese to whet one’s appetite so for starters, you can … Continue reading

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You Cannot Get More Elegant Than This!

Did you know that in Europe, porcelain factories have to work for the title “Royal” to be added as a prefix to their company name?  The permission has to come from no less than the Queen herself.  Not only that, … Continue reading

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What Your China Pattern Says About You

What does your taste in china patterns say about your personality? A lot can be said about who you are by your taste in apparel, home, food, etc. China patterns are no exceptions. The Traditionalist: You are probably the person … 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 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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How Breakable Is Fine Bone China?

The short answer? Fine Bone china is from the sturdiest porcelain available. Hard to believe isn't it? But it's the truth nonetheless. The myth persists that fine china is easily broken and very fragile. This is one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Is Lenox Still A Luxury Brand?

Branding is an important part of every company’s marketing strategy. As a company executive you want people to associate your company with a positive idea as soon as they think about it. Wal-mart? Cheap prices. Apple? Cool products. There is … Continue reading

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