A Conversation with Lord Piers Wedgwood
A glimpse into the personal thoughts and tea habits of Lord Piers Wedgwood.A Fine LegacyIn 2008, the Royal Doulton Company celebrated the centennial of its Royal Albert Collection with the release of a distinctive pattern from each decade of the collection’s existence.Beauty Through the CenturiesLike all classics that have endured the test of time, Wedgwood china has a rich history steeped in its surrounding culture.Decorative and Useful: The VeilleuseBoth sumptuously decorative and simply utilitarian, veilleueses-théières are fashioned in luminous porcelain and recognized as highly treasured collectibles.Family HeirloomsWhether displayed in a china cabinet, on a single shelf, or artfully placed throughout the home, tea wares and china should be used often and safeguarded with special care.Mend and Make-DoLong before the invention of epoxy glue, craftsmen used a variety of techniques to repair porcelain. These days, sophisticated collectors prize these mixed-media repairs.Priceless PatternsReplacements, Ltd.’s Chris Kirkman explains the finer points of replacing lost, damaged, or missing pieces of china.
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