When it comes to Christmas dinner, a tasteful table setting is half the work — the other half being the cooking! We know the basics of decorating a home for the holidays: putting up the tree, adorning it with ornaments, hanging the wreath, and wrapping garland around the banisters.View Full Article…
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Silver Serving Trays
Hosting a holiday meal, a gala for clients, or a summer brunch on the deck of a lakeside home can be made all the more sublime with accouterments that highlight your own style. Your personal refinement will be revealed to your guests when you gracefully wand gravy across rich meats with an embossed silver ladle, deftly pour Lady Grey tea into the delicate cups of an ornate tea set, or carry in afternoon mimosas in crystal flutes on a silver serving tray. The serving pieces that make a party or event feel special have never gone out of style.
Before you know it, there will be a noticeable nip in the air. The changing leaves will usher in Thanksgiving, and the proverbial silver bells will ring in Christmas.
Make this holiday memorable with gifts, ornaments and table settings that will be treasured for generations to come. Silver Superstore has a wide variety of unique keepsakes, and our custom engraving service will make them deeply personal.
Baguette Flatware: From Colonial Williamsburg to the Bistros of France
Baguette flatware is a simple yet elegant style silverware that you can use casually or in a formal setting. It is characterized by the teardrop shaped handle and a long ridge running down the middle. This contemporary style flatware dates back more than a century in Europe and back to colonial times in America. It is currently used in fine bistros throughout France. Due to its huge popularity, there are many manufactures that make Baguette silverware. They are most commonly made in a continental or European size and medium to heavy in weight.
At Silver Superstore, we offer a variety of options of Baguette flatware for any budget. Here are our most popular patterns. Prices listed are for a service for 12 people.
Fortessa’s D&V line of flatware is an excellent choice for those looking for good quality at an affordable price! In addition, they have a few extra pieces to complete your set that you won’t find in many other lines of silverware. The Bastille pattern has appetizer/cake forks, bouillon spoons, butter knives, dessert knives, and espresso spoons! This pattern is high quality 18/10 stainless steel and sure to spruce up your dining table.
Weight: (279 grams per place setting)
Blaine silverware is crafted of quality 18/10 grade stainless flatware. It is made for everyday use and is therefore dishwasher safe. Its traditional colonial design features a ridge down the middle of the handles, with the exception of the knife. For entertaining and ease in the kitchen, basic serving pieces are available in this pattern.
Weight: (334 grams per place setting)
We are proud to be one of the newest retailers of fine Christofle Flatware. Made in France since the 1830’s, the House of Christofle has some of the most beautiful flatware patterns available in Silverplate, Stainless, and Sterling Silver.
The 24pc service for 6 in Christofle Mood is housed in a Mirror Finished Egg shaped capsule with a walnut disk to hold the pieces and will truly standout in your kitchen or dining area.
As the leading advocate for female consumers, WomenCertified Inc. is delighted to honor Lenox with the 2014 Women’s Choice Award® seal. This award designation is based on a national survey of thousands of women across America who were asked to select the brands they would most highly recommend to others.
“The Women’s Choice Award program works to raise awareness among consumers about which brands are most recommended by women and to honor those brands,” said Delia Passi, CEO and Founder. “By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, companies like Lenox signify their commitment to empower women to make smart buying choices.”
According to a 2012 Fleishman Hillard Study, today’s U.S. female consumer values the opinion of others and over half of all women consider one of their roles to be that of a broadcaster, responsible for helping others make smart choices. It is not surprising that major brands, like Lenox, now focus on delivering a customer experience women will love. The Women’s Choice Award has set the standard for helping women make smarter choices by identifying the brands most recommended and trusted by women, along with those that deliver a recommendation-worthy customer experience.
ABOUT WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD®
The Women’s Choice Award sets the standard for helping women make smarter purchasing choices. The company and its awards identify the brands, products and services that are most recommended and trusted by women. Additionally, they recognize those that deliver a recommendation-worthy customer experience.
Awards are based on surveys of thousands of women, as well as research conducted in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Women are surveyed on what drives the consumer experience for women vs. men.
As the leading advocate for female consumers, WomenCertified Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award, created the first national award based on the ratings and preferences of women. The award provides women with a collective voice. Women can visit the official website at www.WomensChoiceAward.com and join the network to make their preferences heard, and contribute to the mission of a million voices strong.
ABOUT LENOX CORPORATION®
Lenox Corporation is the unrivaled authority on home entertaining today with collections of fine bone china, casual dinnerware, crystal stemware, stainless flatware, entertaining serveware, and an incredible array of gifts and collectibles. The company is celebrating a landmark 125th anniversary in 2014 and markets its products primarily under the Lenox, Donna Karan Lenox, Marchesa by Lenox, kate spade new york, Dansk and Gorham brands.
Superior artistry and craftsmanship make Lenox the premiere market destination for bridal, entertaining, and all occasion gift giving. Proud of its status as an American company, Lenox is the only manufacturer of fine bone china in the United States and has been chosen to provide the White House dinnerware for numerous presidential services.
A Christmas dinner is always special. Family coming over, friends getting together, great food, and great drinks all complement the extravaganza of a gala Christmas dinner. If you are hosting a Christmas dinner, you’re certainly aware of every part of your arrangement, and mindful to make your presentation as perfect as it can be.
Every part of the experience is integral to a Christmas dinner. It isn’t as simple as serving the right food and drink, or your choice of vibrant and lively decoration. Choosing the right Christmas flatware and dinnerware to complement your holiday arrangement is very important as well. Christmas is a special occasion; serving your appetizers, meal, and desserts on your everyday tableware may not be appropriate. If you truly want to make a lasting impression on your Christmas dinner guests, using elegant Christmas dinnerware is key.
Christmas Dinnerware Brands To Consider
When it comes to Christmas dinnerware, every company has its niche, and there are a handful of companies that specialize in it. Christmas dinnerware should be separate from your normal selection of dishes, flatware, cutlery and platters you utilize every day. Special occasions demand a special setting and treatment. The brands you choose for your holiday place setting should be the very best at what they do.
- Noritake is a company many have associated with Christmas dinnerware for more than a hundred years now. Their products are durable, affordable, and aesthetically pleasing. Noritake’s astute craftsmanship and attention to detail is obvious in every piece of Christmas dinnerware they offer. Their reputation as a top international brand certainly make them worth considering for your holiday dinnerware purchase.
- Lenox is not a new name for Americans. They have been a leading tabletop and gift-ware brand for many years now, and their holiday collections are no exception. Lenox crafts amazing cups, dinner plates, mugs, saucers, and serving pieces that will quickly add elegance and cheer to your Christmas dinner!
- Boasting one of the most diverse collections of Christmas dinnerware, Spode is clearly one of the finest British dinnerware brands, and certainly a worldwide favorite. Their Christmas Tree line of dinnerware, which was designed in 1938, has become a traditional holiday favorite.
- Oneida is another popular brand of Christmas dinnerware. Offering a slightly more modern, contemporary look, their dinnerware selections can add vibrancy to your table setting without being overly formal. Oneida offers a range of holiday selections, ranging from butter spreaders, to cookie plates, even holiday themed cutting boards!
MADE IN AMERICA
Silver Superstore is a local retailer located in Kent, Washington. Since 1998, we’ve been the online leader in flatware and silver home accessories, featuring many pieces that can’t be found anywhere else. Biggest selection, guaranteed lowest price, and the friendliest, most knowledgeable staff in the industry. All of our staff are employed and resided in the United States. With a lot of products being produced out of country it hard to buy locally anymore. Luckily Silver Superstore offers some great U.S. patterns created by U.S. based manufactures. Two of Silver Superstore’s largest U.S. manufacturers are Liberty Tabletop and Empire Silver Company. Just look for the “Made in America” logo on a product page to make sure your buying local!