Tag Archives: Waterford Ashling

Working With Different Styles

Some patterns are sort of like neutral colors. They can mix and match well with almost anything. This is useful, of course, for building your china and crystal collection and to get the most out of what you have. It’s … Continue reading

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Established Names – Is That All there Is?

You all know them: Lenox, Wedgwood, Waterford, Herend. You also know the patterns that put them on the map: Lenox Urban Twilight, Wedgwood Williamsburg Potpourri,  Herend Rothschild Bird and Waterford Ashling. But is that all there is too look at? … Continue reading

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Great Gifts For The Hostess. Part 5

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, what do they have in common? Gifts of course. However, not just any gifts will suffice. This is Mom and Dad we’re talking about! So give them what you KNOW what they want: more of the … Continue reading

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How To Sell Your China & Crystal Locally

Every replacement china company, in addition to selling china and crystal that have been discontinued, also buys china and crystal (and flatware) that have been discontinued. And by “buy” we mean from private individuals, not manufacturers. Why? Because the basic … Continue reading

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Cobalt Blue China Patterns – Fit For Royalty

Everyone has their favorite style when it comes to china. Some want the floral designs of yesteryear, epitomized with Castleton Sunnyvale.  Others like the boldness of Christian Dior Renaissance or the tranquility of Bing and Grondahl’s Seagull pattern. Then there … Continue reading

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China and Crystal Pieces That Make GREAT Gifts.

Some patterns are chock full of pieces that make great gifts. Lenox Rose Manor, Lenox Autumn, and Spode Christmas Tree come to mind. Then there are pieces that are part of regular patterns that are so beautiful and unique that … Continue reading

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Looking For A Christmas China Or Crystal Pattern? Look No Further.

Are you looking to start your holiday pattern? People who have decided to acquire a pattern just for the holidays have many choices. They can opt for a holiday themed pattern or just go with a nicer pattern which they … Continue reading

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How To Identify Herend China

Identifying patterns in today’s day in age is not too difficult. All you need to do is too look at the back stamp of a Jammet Seignolles plate to see that it is Jammet Seignolles Diplomate. It says it right … Continue reading

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Top Ten Best-Selling Holiday China Patterns

It’s September, so we figured we’d get a head start on the usual end-of-year “Top 10” lists. Most people have a china pattern which they use all year round. Come the holidays, they use that one too. Then their comes … 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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