Crystal Piece Types
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Our Piece Code: G
Water goblets along with wine glasses, make up the simplest crystal place setting. The water goblet is generally larger than the wine glass and is placed to the right of the dinner plate.
Our Piece Code: T
Iced teas are often called iced beverage glasses. This glass can be used to serve a variety of beverages including iced tea, soft drinks, and juices. The bowl is deep and easily accommodates straws and ice tea spoons. Iced tea glasses can also be used to serve frozen drinks, like daiquiris and margaritas.
Juice Glass (Flat)
Our Piece Code: JFL
Flat juice glasses feature a smooth bottom that does not have a foot or stem. The pieces are used to serve smaller quantities of juice.
Juice Glass (Footed)
Our Piece Code: J
Footed juice glasses like the flat juice glass, are generally used to serve smaller portions of juice. Footed juice glasses generally feature a short stem and a small foot.
Our Piece Code: SFL
Fluted champagne glasses are a relatively new stem. Its popularity soared during the 1960’s and 1970’s. The tall bowl is perfect for helping champagne retain its natural fizz.
Our Piece Code: S
Sherbet/champagnes feature short stems and shallow bowls. These pieces are often called saucer champagnes. The sherbet/champagne reached the height of its popularity during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. It was later discovered that the taller and more slender bowls of champagne flutes were better at helping champagne to retain its bubbles.
Our Piece Code: W
Wine glasses are most commonly used with water goblets. Like the water goblet, the wine glass is placed to the upper right of the dinner plate. The wine glass is generally placed closer to the guest than the water goblet. The wine glass can be used to serve a variety of red, white, and spritzer wines.
Our Piece Code: CLA
Claret wines are often called large red wines. The claret wine is used to serve a variety of red wines, including Bordeaux and Cabernet.
Our Piece Code: WHOC
Wine hocks feature a tall stem and are used to serve wines that are produced along the Rhine River in Germany.
Our Piece Code: WBA
Balloon wine glasses feature an oversized bowl and are great for adding extra spirit to a party!