We hold licenses to make reproductions and adaptations from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg, Winterthur, Monticello, Historic Charleston, Historic Natchez, and the National Trust. We have made china for the President, the State Department and for the Diplomatic Corps.
Be creative in your use of the various pieces, for instance... a presen- tation plate can be used as a single-dish dinner plate, as a cake plate, a cheese plate... the dessert plate is perfect for an appetizer or cheese, the fruitcake dish is ideal for "pâté" and also "canapés", "petit-fours" and smoked salmon. The soup tureen is today used for soup, "consommés", "bouillabaisse", "pot-au-feu", pasta... all the convivial and generous dishes. Salad bowls are also very practical for pasta, risotto... sauceboats can be used for fruit sauces.
True to its heritage, craftsmanship and quality remain paramount. Royal Doulton's largest and most expensive figure takes no less than 160 hours to hand paint and costs more than £14,000. Its collectables have proved so popular that it launched the Royal Doulton International Collectors Club (RDICC) in 1980. Royal Doulton Archives give the business and its designers access to some 10,000 watercolours dating right back to 1815. And the Doulton Lambeth pedigree lives on with modern limited edition Lambethwares.
Portmeirion Group PLC is a British Group based in Stoke-on-Trent and listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. A significant force in the homewares industry, Portmeirion has a strong international following and an established reputation for high quality and innovative design. Portmeirion markets and manufactures an extensive range of high quality tableware, cookware and giftware. Its product ranges include ceramics, glassware, textiles, placemats, trays and candles.
Waterford Crystal designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of crystal stemware, barware and giftware for distribution throughout the world. In recent years, Waterford has built upon its reputation as a leading source of prestigious tabletop and gift products by expanding into several new businesses. Significant expansions into tabletop and gifts have occurred with the launch of the Marquis by Waterford, the addition of Waterford Fine China, Waterford Fine Flatware, and Waterford Holiday Heirlooms. Each of those initiatives reflects the company's commitment to creating prestigious products -- for gift giving, entertaining, and home decorating -- whose classic designs transcend time.
Mary Jurek Design Products Are: Organic-- Eco-friendly-- Sleek-- Classic-- Sustainable-- Hand-made-- Dishwasher-safe.
Mary Jurek Design, Inc. is a Los Angeles based luxury goods company that creates and distributes fine tableware and sustainable home design products to retail stores throughout the United States. Founded in 1998 by award winning jewelry and watch artisan Mary Jurek, the company juxtaposes hand-hammered stainless steel with a soft, organic flare, creating an “old world meets modern day” style that appeals to luxury lifestyle enthusiasts everywhere.
Mariposa products are all handmade. No two pieces are ever exactly alike. We have long believed that anything handmade must be the handmaiden, not just of beauty and elegance, but also of ecologically responsible techniques. The majority of our designs are crafted from 100% recycled materials, thereby giving the planet a good return along the way.
We make the classics; time honored decorative accessories and tableware. Primarily our patterns are based on Chinese Export for the West, Early European and Chinese designs.
Portmeirion Group are dedicated to the development of Spode, its product ranges and its valued customers. As such, Portmeirion have brought the manufacture of many items in Spode's iconic ranges back to Stoke-on-Trent - a decision that has been welcomed by Spode's customers and collectors, and the Stoke-on-Trent community.
Equally exquisite for everyday dining and entertaining, Wallace sterling silver brings elegance to any table setting. Established in 1835, Wallace is a preeminent New England silversmith renowned for exceptional quality and craftsmanship. Our skilled artisans employ centuries-old methods to produce legendary patterns that are highly collectible and feature flawless composition. The timeless designs will complement a wide range of decorating styles from contemporary to ornate to elevate every dining experience into a luxurious celebration.
Today, Casafina is best known for the Casa Stone collection, our exclusive line of Fine Portuguese Stoneware of exceptional quality. True to our beginnings, we continue to develop hand-painted ceramics from Portugal and Italy. Casafina also includes products from other parts of the world such as tabletop and accent glassware from Romania and complementary handcrafted metal products from India.
Manufacturing extremely high quality wares, Royal Worcester quickly became synonymous with high end porcelain pieces and successfully produced prestigious items for the upper classes. Throughout its rich history Royal Worcester has had strong associations with art and artists. Often an artist would be employed to decorate the prestigious items Royal Worcester had created. Today the stunning Painted Fruit collection is hand painted by an artist and etched with gold.
Wedgwood has been an international company for over two centuries. Founded in 1759 upon the highest standards to uphold these essential factors in maintaining its leading position throughout the markets of the world.