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Royal Doulton Sarabande

The Sarabande collection by Royal Doulton was named after a Spanish dance.  It was in production for more than a quarter of a century (from the early 70’s to the late 90’s) but it can still bring a modern vibe … Continue reading

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Top Ten China Patterns That Will Allow Your Food To Shine

China pieces are well known as conversation pieces. “Hey, what a nice bowl you have there” has broken the ice on many a social occasion. But there are those who prefer to let their cooking and their food catch the … 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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Your China Or Crystal Broke. What to Do Next.

As they say about life, stuff happens. You set the table with your favorite Wedgwood Kutani Crane with it's lovely graceful crane motif, along with your prestigious Waterford Kildare crystal and hold your breath, hoping it will survive your daughter … Continue reading

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What Are The Best Discontinued China Bridal Patterns?

Subjective question indeed. Obviously it depends on what each bride is looking for but we will highlight a few patterns that appear to have caught the interest of brides who have contacted us. Now it would appear silly for a … Continue reading

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The Bridal Conundrum: Lenox Versailles China Or Modern Convenience.

The perennial forum favorite, brides asking their friends the question they all have: should they spring for fine china or settle for the cheap stuff. Lenox Versailles china and William Yeoward crystal or Crate and Barrel no-names. The question may … Continue reading

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The Resurgence Of Spode China in England

There's a fasicnating article out today in the UK Telegraph about the future of the English mecca of china-manufacturing, Stoke-On-Trent. Formerly the home and production center of such china stalwarts as Wedgwood Chinese Flowers and Spode Chelsea Garden, the decline … Continue reading

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Why Not Use Disposable Dinnerware Instead Of Lenox Kingston?

Indeed, why not? After all disposable dinnerware is cheap and easy, and these days comes in nice shapes and styles. To answer this question, we need to take a page from Marketing 101. Marketers have long discovered that people don't … Continue reading

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Royal Doulton Sarabande: Made In England But Popular In…….Japan?

We've noticed something interesting here at Classic Replacements. For many years, indeed centuries, the trend of china patterns and designs moved from East to West. Designs and styles popular in the Orient were picked up more and more in Europe … Continue reading

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