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6 Tips in Decanting Wine

Now that you know Why You Should Decant Your Wine, let’s go to the how: Let the wine bottle stand for at least one night before decanting so the sediment will settle at the bottom of the bottle. Insert your … Continue reading

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Baccarat Crystal

Baccarat is a crystal manufacturer that has been around since 1764. While they may not have the most expansive selection of crystal, they certainly have a selection that is worth taking a look at. There may not be a huge … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Tableware Inventory Help

So the holidays have come and gone. Hopefully all went well and you’ve accomplished your goals; namely to make it through in one piece :). However, it is quite likely that your china or crystal didn’t fare as well ;(. … Continue reading

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Ten Of The Most Expensive Crystal Patterns Available

We laid out the rationale for splurging on yourself in our last post. Now we would like to bring to your attention the best the crystal world has to offer. There is a natural tendency to view all crystal patterns … Continue reading

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Sell Your China For The Most Money By Planning Ahead

Everybody knows that when you drive a new car off the lot it’s value plunges immediately. And while this applies to all cars, some take it on the chin more than others. So if you intend to sell your car … Continue reading

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How To Spruce Up Your Holiday Table

Nothing enhances the holiday mood like a beautifully set table. The crystal sparkles, the flatware shines and the china makes you and your guests feel important and cherished. But after a while it can become routine. If you tend to … Continue reading

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Herend Patterns With Multiple Borders

There are china patterns that have little color (see Lauren Megan and Lenox Citation Gold). Then there are those that are all about color such as Christian Dior Casablanca and to a lesser extent, Lenox Charleston. Herend is all about … Continue reading

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The Most Common Pieces of A Crystal Service

To some people, all pieces of crystal are the same. A little higher or lower, a little wider or thinner to them it makes no real difference. No so to the crystal maven. Such thoughts are heresy to someone who … Continue reading

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