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Waterford Crystal

Waterford is a company based in Ireland that has been well known for its quality and history, having been around since the late 1700s. Though their china selection is quite vast, what makes this company shine is its beautiful crystal. … Continue reading

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Are Replacement China & Crystal Kosher?

Now before you get worries, what we mean by kosher is not the general term as in “legal” or something of that sort. The term kosher referred to here is the legal definition of kosher for those who keep the … 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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Mastering the "WOW Factor"

There’s something called the “Wow Factor”. It’s that intangible, hard-to-describe feeling that separates excellence from the rest of the pack. Be it in electronics, literature or even people, when we encounter the “Wow Factor”, we are simply put, wowed. And … Continue reading

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Common China "Pattern" Mistakes

We’ve chronicled over the years the necessity of knowing the brand and pattern of the china you own in order to add to, replace, or sell it. If you think your china is Lenox Rutledge while it really is Lenox … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth Of July – Patriotic Tableware

On this Independence Day as we celebrate this great country, it is an appropriate time to point out that the red, white and blue are not confined to the flag alone. There are many china patterns with patriotic designs, although … Continue reading

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As A Matter Of Fact, I Do Own Tableware! Part 1

There’s the famous fable about the shoemakers children who go barefoot. As a retailer of china, crystal and flatware, customers used to give quite a chuckle when visiting our sprawling warehouse, loaded to the gills with china and tableware, only … Continue reading

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Classic Replacements Is Now On Pinterest!

The world’s newest and hottest social media and sharing site is Pinterest. Pinterest allows users to share their favorite pictures (pins) by pinning them to boards which are grouped or categorized based on whatever criteria a user chooses. We’re really … Continue reading

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How To Identify Your Crystal Pattern

China identification is relatively easy, especially nowadays. Just turn it over and read what it says. Or, for older patterns, it is simple to explain what you have based on design, color, trim etc. Not so crystal. To the average … Continue reading

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Is There Lead In My China?

Today the news comes of a plate given as a present for the Jewish holiday of Purim may contain some degree of a poisonous substance. The said plate was supposed to be used only for decorative purposes but, as should … Continue reading

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