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: 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...

Treasured Teapot: Floral Flair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by William Dickey Schumann-Bavaria’s beloved Empress Dresden Flowers creates a delightful seasonal botanical motif. With touches of gilding incorporated...
The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O'Hagan Blue-and-white—a popular duo for tea ware—paired with a contrasting bold hue creates a visually stunning...
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Royal Doulton Company’s Royal Albert Collection

In 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.
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...

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...
Treasured Teapot: Silver in the Summer

Treasured Teapot: Silver in the Summer

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Nicole Du Bois The adaptability of WM Hutton & Sons’ WMT22 sterling teapot makes it a becoming...
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.
Essential Tea Table Extras

Essential Tea-Table Extras: The History of Dainty Accoutrements

by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of Replacements, Ltd. The prettiest tea tables are always dressed with exquisite porcelain teacups and saucers, fine silver teaspoons, little linen...

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