The exquisite patterns featured here represent artisanship of the highest order. Fine bone china made in England, Pembroke-Gold by Aynsley & Sons was produced in 1985, but possesses an elegance and charm that seem to span a century rather than just two decades. The colors of the pattern are wonderfully vivid, with a bright blue bird the signature of the design. The pattern includes an intricate floral design with intertwining limbs, leaves, and delicately drawn, brightly colored blossoms in pink, blue, and scarlet, with gold trim. From the time it was founded by John Aynsley as an earthenware pottery in 1775, through its emergence as a manufacturer of high-quality bone china in the Victorian era, to its work today, Aynsley & Sons' reputation for design and manufacturing excellence is unsurpassed. Queen Victoria herself commissioned the firm to craft a set of bone china for her own personal use.
Sweet Swirl-Clear is splendid crystal made by one of the best-known manufacturers in the world, Noritake. An asymmetrical design, Sweet Swirl-Clear features astonishing depth and movement in the design, with swirling panels in the side of the bowl of the glass, with even more dynamic swirls in the stem, and a smooth round base. Although the design panels are relatively large, Sweet Swirl-Clear refracts light in a spectacular way. This crystal practically invites you to pick it up!
Chantilly , designed by William Christmas Codman for Gorham Silver in 1895, has become one of the most popular silver patterns ever produced. While it has been around for more than a century, it remains popular with new brides and grooms as well as collectors. Chantilly is scallop-shaped, with an outlined, beveled edge, and fan/plume design at the tip. Its graceful border and floral designs were inspired by the "Rococo" style of early 18th century France. During the reign of King Louis XV, Rococo emerged in response to the heavier, highly ornate art of the late Baroque period. Rococo featured elaborate designs with playful swirls, scrolls, and elaborate decoration. This beautiful pattern was produced by an American legend, Gorham Silver, founded in 1831 by silversmith Jabez Gorham. His original shop was located on Steeple Street in Providence, RI.
Your family and guests will be dazzled with the magnificent table you set with these patterns, designed and crafted by legends in tableware artistry!
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