Most of us take our silverware for granted. Maybe, on rare occasions, like holidays or parties, we appreciate their utility or appearance. But, when it comes to flatware, even interior designers rarely get excited.View Full Article…
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If you’re looking for a stylish yet simple addition to your dinner table, the Paul Revere flatware collection from Oneida may be just what you’re looking for. It has a brushed finish on all the flatware, is medium weight, and features a colonial-style design.
The size of this stainless steel flatware is smaller than many American-style designs. It was made in 1959, and continues to be one of Oneida’s most popular patterns.
The 5-piece setting includes a salad fork, dinner fork, dinner knife, oval soup spoon, and table spoon.
They also designed a 3-piece Hostess set, which includes a serving spoon, sugar spoon, and gravy ladle. The 3-piece serving set includes pierced serving spoon, serving fork, and butter serving knife.
Larger sets are also available, with silverware service for four to eight people – ideal for when you want to throw an elegant and memorable dinner party.
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.View Full Article…
Kick Off The New Year With Silver Superstore
People around the world love ringing in a new year, and depending on where they live, they have unusual ways of doing it.
Scotland has a first-footer tradition. The first person to enter a home after the clock strikes midnight is expected to bring good luck all year. In China, a splendid silk dragon leads a big parade. People throw firecrackers to rouse the creature from hibernation. Thai celebrants release fish into the river to commit to a year of kindness.
American traditions aren’t as ancient or colorful, but count on watching the ball drop in Times Square, singing “Auld Lang Syne” and kissing your sweetie at midnight.
There’s no better year than 2018 to start a flatware collection or round out an existing one. Browse our impressive gallery to choose from hundreds of patterns crafted by the world’s finest silversmiths. From familiar classics to sleek modern designs, we offer something for every taste.
Reed & Barton: A History Of Beautiful Design
For nearly two centuries, the name Reed & Barton has been synonymous with superior craftsmanship and timeless elegance. The company is family-owned and is one of the oldest silversmiths in the U.S. It is largely known for its popular flatware patterns, but it manufactures hundreds of other items that delight collectors or become cherished family heirlooms.
A History in Silver
Reed & Barton was founded under another name in Massachusetts in 1824. Its earliest products were made of Britannia metal, a pewter alloy appreciated for its smooth, silvery finish. Many are surprised to learn that the Oscar statuette is made of Britannia dipped in gold. In subsequent years, Reed & Barton designers expanded their skills with pewter, silverplate and sterling silver.
In 1858, when silver was discovered in Nevada, Reed & Barton capitalized on the increased demand for solid pieces. Not only was silver durable and pleasing to the eye, but it was easy to melt down and convert to currency during hard times.
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)