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Is Crazing of China More Common By Certain Brands Or Patterns?

Quality is crucial when buying china, especially replacement china. Considering that it has been used, washed and stored, you may never know what you are getting unless you purchase from a reputable source which stands behind their products and will … Continue reading

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And This Year's Winner Is………

It’s safe to say that the holiday season is over, no? I know that for most to you that statement was true almost two months ago, but evidently for the many of you who’ve been stocking up on your china … Continue reading

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Minton Haddon Hall – When Going Off The Beaten Track Can Be A Winner

Minton is an interesting china company. Now part of the WWRD group, it was once famous for it’s distinctive styles and bright colors. I can usually tell a Minton pattern from a mile away. What I’m referring to are the … Continue reading

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Things To Look For When Buying Used China

When first looking to buy china most people will look to buy new. But when a pattern is discontinued, often the only pieces available have been pre-owned and used. Which shouldn’t discourage you from making a purchase and adding to … Continue reading

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Iconic Crystal Company Steuben Going Out of Business

Today brings the sad news of the closing of the last remaining factory of Steuben glass. I’ll leave it to another time to delve into Steuben’s rich history and unparallelled innovation and craftsmanship. The point of this post? To reassure … Continue reading

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Turkey – Themed China Patterns For Thanksgiving

We all have our favorite patterns, some of them we own, some of them we WISH we would own :). I happen to love Minton St. James, Lenox Citation Gold and Fitz and Floyd Renaisance Black (and own none of … Continue reading

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Which China Trim Do You Love?

When deciding which china pattern to purchase, people take into consideration many factors: Price, Quality and most of all, Design. Now design means the style and motif of the pattern, does it not? Yes it does. But what motivates people … 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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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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