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How to Prepare for a Romantic Dinner

Valentine‚Äôs Day may have come and gone but this should not stop you from planning a romantic dinner with your loved one. After all, it is February and love is in the air. And there really is no need for … Continue reading

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Holiday Selections

Patterns are often made to be perfect for almost any occasion, depending on their level of formality, the colors used, and the general themes in the design. Other patterns are most specific and are better for use at special occasions, … Continue reading

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Top Green-Themed China Patterns

At this time of year, green makes it’s annual comeback. Be it St. Patrick’s Day or the beginning of spring, green is back and here to stay for quite a while (the longer the better). Green china patterns exist too, … Continue reading

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Top Selling China & Crystal Pattern This Holiday Season

The holiday season and its myriad preparations are by now well underway. Enough time has gone by for us to tell you the early leaders in the pattern popularity contest. These are patterns that we have had the most demand … 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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What To Look For When Selling Your China

There are a lot of reasons to part with your china, crystal and tableware. Most often people sell to us because they have an extra set. It works great to sell pieces of a set of Lenox April you inherited … Continue reading

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Blue Danube China: One Of Many Patterns That Feature Accessory & Gift Pieces

There are two types of china patterns. Some are what we call “Regular Patterns” others are “Big Patterns”. Regular patterns such as Royal Doulton Carlyle and Lenox April for china and Waterford Kildare and Waterford Powerscourt for crystal are basically … Continue reading

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A List of All The Wedgwood Columbia Patterns

What do Wedgwood Florentine, Wedgwood Columbia, Lenox Hancock and Spode Trade Winds have in common? The all have different styles revolving around a similar basic design and as such, carry the same name (at least the first part of it). … Continue reading

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A List Of The China Manufacturers Based In Limoges, France.

If I had a dime for every time we are approached by customers or sellers looking to buy or sell china made by the “company Limoges”, I’d be a rich man. Folks, there is no such thing as “Limoges China”, … 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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