The Complete Table: Sending Winter Greetings

A classic Christmas pattern brightens the holidays. Text by Betty Terry • Photography by Marcy Black Simpson A pretty Christmas china pattern is a boon to a busy hostess...
Tea China Patterns

Replacing Priceless Pieces of China

Replacements, Ltd.’s Chris Kirkman explains the finer points of replacing lost, damaged, or missing pieces of china.
Brown Betty teapots are a part of British history

The Little Teapot That Could

Holding a Brown Betty teapot is like holding a bit of British history in your hand.
The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Caroline Smith William Shakespeare’s titular character Juliet once said, “A rose by any other name would smell...
An English Classic

The Complete Table: An English Classic

Royal Albert’s Old Country Roses is the best-selling bone china pattern in the world. In 1962, the Royal Albert Company introduced a new china pattern...
Coming Up Roses

The Complete Table: Coming Up Roses

The chintz pattern first arrived in Europe from India in the early 17th century in the form of brightly printed calico fabric with vibrant...
Asian Inspired

The Complete Table: Asian Inspired

It's easy to set an elegant tea table with Wedgwood Kutani Crane, an Asian-inspired design with English style. Created in 1971 to pay homage...
The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

Spode Romney makes a lovely focal point for a springtime tea. Different types of flora have served as a muse for paintings, symbolism in literary...
The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

Few things are prettier than a tea table set with translucent bone china. And when the china has an embossed pattern such as that...
The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American...

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