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Silver Serving Trays: A Centerpiece for Every Table

Silver Serving Tray


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.

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Reed & Barton’s Country French: An Elegant Dinner Party Staple


Reed and Barton Country French Flatware Reed and Barton’s Country French flatware features such a popular and prominent design, it’s been replicated time and time again. Yet, nothing quite comes close to the real deal. This silverware collection, made out of 18/10 stainless steel, displays a finish unlike any other.

Its shiny appearance only serves to accentuate the leaf motif on the handle. As a result, it’s an excellent addition to elegant tablescapes featuring lace placemats, linen napkins, and cream tablecloths.

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Fortessa Lucca Faceted Flatware: Perfect for a Summer Dinner Party

A 5-piece Fortessa Lucca Faceted silverware set including salad fork, dinner fork, table knife, soup spoon, and teaspoon.
Fortessa Lucca Faceted

Arranging your perfect summer dinner party can be quite the task, especially when it comes to setting the table. Fortunately, Fortessa has a beautiful, elegant solution that will help take care of your worries– at least those about your flatware. View Full Article…

Best & Most Refreshing Cocktails for Summer 2019

Summer means it is time for some relaxing vibes, fun in the sand, and drinks to quench that thirst while under the heat of the summer sun. Aside from sipping coconuts with those cute umbrellas, the summer cocktail scene is the most colorful and refreshing.

This year, what drinks will be making waves as the weather continues to heat up? Here’s a low down on the top predictions for the cocktails that you’ll surely want to serve at your backyard barbecue this season: View Full Article…

Must-Have Tools & Cookware for Beginner Grillmasters

Summer is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: grilling season is here. One of the most rewarding feelings is inviting over all your family and friends for some good ol’ grilling. See, back in the days grilling was much more simplistic, but over the years its become a sort of art form for many.

However, if you’re new to the craft, you might be a little intimidated and or unaware of the essential tools to do the job right. Worry no more, the following are a list of the essential grilling tools you will need to do a proper job this summer.

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The 2019 Gorham Silver Snowflake & Collector’s Set

For fifty years, Gorham has been making the holidays a little merrier and brighter with the production of their annual silver snowflake Christmas ornament. Each year, Gorham fans eagerly await the roll out of the new snowflake to see how it differs from earlier designs.

Like nature’s snowflakes, no two ornaments are alike. Families collect each new ornament and eventually pass their treasured collections on to the next generation. For many, it would not be Christmas without a beautiful Gorham Silver Snowflake hanging from the branches of the family tree, perfectly reflecting its twinkling lights.

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Choose American-Made Silverware for Memorial Day

On Memorial Day 2019, millions of Americans will turn their thoughts toward loved ones in uniform who have passed away. This day carries especially strong associations for families of U.S. service personnel who died while serving the nation. Across the United States, people share a day of love and remembrance on May 27 dedicated to these individuals.

Choose Liberty Tabletop for Your Memorial Day Occasion

People often gather for backyard picnics or barbecues on Memorial Day. In many places, these informal gatherings allow people to spend time outdoors enjoying the arrival of warmer weather while also sharing a spirit of community and patriotism. Some of these celebrations this year will add a unique, meaningful symbolic gesture: the use of high quality American-made silver flatware.

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Making Mint Juleps for the Kentucky Derby

On the first Saturday in May, Louisville is besieged with visitors that have come to witness the most prestigious thoroughbred horse race in America. From a birds-eye view, Churchill Downs Race Track becomes a moving flotilla of expressive hats showing a flash of silver cups.

Surrounding a dirt race track are stands full of race enthusiasts, socializing as they wait to see who is going to become the winner of the first leg of the Triple Crown trifecta.

This “Run for the Roses” race is full of traditions that date back to 1875. It has run every year since. Three-year-old papered thoroughbreds gather to race a mile and a quarter for the most exciting two minutes in American sports.

Crowds fill the infield singing “My Old Kentucky Home” by Stephen Foster during the post parade, then toast the winner with the traditional Mint Julep libation. The late afternoon sun sparkles on the specially designed silver Mint Julep cups as race traditions are upheld.

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Holiday Snow Globes

The Timeless Tradition of Holiday Snow Globes

The first snow globe was invented quite by accident. An Austrian scientist named Erwin Perzy was attempting to develop a powerful surgical lamp. Particles floating in a well-lit flask of water sparked his imagination. The snow-globe shop he opened with his brother in Vienna is still a bustling business today.

Snow Days Ice Skating Snow Globe

Snow Days Ice Skating Snow Globe

Snow globes fascinate people of all ages. They’ve been featured in numerous films. The title character of “Citizen Kane” was clutching a snow globe in the opening scene when he mysteriously whispered, “Rosebud.”

You may not need such a plot device, but we have a wide assortment of snow globes for giving as gifts or blending into your holiday décor. Remember to add an engravable silver tag to make your gift more personal and memorable.

Nativity Snowglobe

Nativity by Reed & Barton – Express your faith with this lovely piece featuring Mary, Joseph and tiny Jesus in the manger. The silver plate base depicts the shepherds and wise men looking on from afar. The musical snow globe plays “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” It is 6 ½ inches tall.


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Christmas In July at Silver Superstore!

It’s Christmas In July At Silver Superstore!

It’s an exceptionally hot summer, but one way to beat the heat is to look forward to Christmas. The idea of gently falling snow and glistening icicles has never seemed so appealing.

If you collect or make gifts of annually issued Christmas ornaments, it’s never too early to snatch up the new editions. The unique heirlooms start selling out before many collectors finish their Thanksgiving leftovers. Too, you should factor in time for custom engraving and shipping. Engraving makes any keepsake more personal.

We offer an impressive collection of finely crafted ornaments made by the world’s most respected silversmiths. Here are three popular designs, all made right here in the U.S., that are sure to delight year after year.

Wallace Sleigh Bell

2018 Wallace Sleigh Bell

A 16-year-old spoon-maker named Robert Wallace set up shop in the early 1800s. Wallace first issued its whimsical sleigh bell, which is often the top-selling ornament, in 1971.

As always, the three-dimensional motif circles the center of the round bell and frames the year. The 2018 Wallace Sleigh Bell features both holly and Santa Claus. The 2 3/4-inch silver-plated bell has a light, merry ring. The Wallace mark is stamped on the bottom.

We also offer the 24th-edition sterling silver version. The bells look as pretty collected in a bowl as they do dangling from a Christmas tree.

Each ornament comes with both red and white ribbons for hanging, a protective pouch, a gift box and a brochure. Because of their dainty size, we recommend limiting engraved messages to one line.

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