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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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Which China & Crystal Pieces Will Impress My Guests?

We get this question often. People ask “I have a beautiful china service, what piece or pieces can I add that will turn heads and make a stunning addition to my table”? It’s very understandable, especially if your guests have … Continue reading

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The Different Themes Of China Patterns

A pattern is the specific design applied to china pieces. However we have found that people tend to search for what they are looking for in groups or themes. Meaning that while they might not know exactly what they want, … Continue reading

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Is Fine China Expensive? No Way!

Fine china has the reputation of being a bit pricey. Even though a place setting of Lenox Charleston or Lenox Moonspun are in the $100 range, the stereotype remains. We beg to differ. We believe that even pricier brands such … Continue reading

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How To Sell China For The Most Money.

Why would a china replacements company talk about selling china dishes when we obviously want you to buy china from us? The answer is simple. In order for us to sell you such popular patterns as Lenox Hancock, Lenox Moonspun … Continue reading

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Can Varga Crystal Be Used In The Microwave?

From The Mailbag: Q: I have crystal patterns from such manufacturers as Varga Crystal, William Yeoward Crystal and Portieux. Can I use them in the microwave? A: I assume you have some sort of dish which you would like to … Continue reading

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How To Set A Table

There's a great article now up on our website entitled How To Set A Table. It's well researched and covers the general rules without getting bogged down with specific circumstances. The following is an excerpt: There are 101 ways to … Continue reading

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The Challenges & Joys Of The Replacement China Industry. Part 2

Our jobs can be exciting sometimes but all too often they can be boring and uninspired. Somebody does have to keep the books, no? But when someone is lucky enough to work at a job where there is the ability … Continue reading

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The Challenges & Joys Of The Replacement China Industry. Part 1

It's been five plus years since we started Classic Replacements. Five tumultuous years. Since then we've moved from being a home-based operation with fifty or so patterns to our new, spacious warehouse and office complex. We've added staff, thousands of … Continue reading

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The Jewish Plate Breaking Tradition

It's become a “tradition” here at Classic Replacements to write about all the various customs and rituals in different religions and cultures which involve the breaking of plates or glasses (See our Greek wedding post). After all, we are in … Continue reading

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