Crystal Piece Types

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  • Low Goblet
    Our Piece Code: GL
    Low goblets resemble traditional water goblets and feature a shorter stem.

  • Iced Tea
    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.

  • Sherbet/Champagne
    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.

  • Low Sherbet
    Our Piece Code: SL
    Low sherbets are generally used to serve scoops of ice cream, sorbet, and sherbet. They feature a short stem and shallow bowl that resembles the sherbet/champagne glass.

  • Wine
    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.

  • Balloon Wine
    Our Piece Code: WBA
    Balloon wine glasses feature an oversized bowl and are great for adding extra spirit to a party!

  • Claret
    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.

  • Cordial
    Our Piece Code: COR
    Cordials are generally the smallest stem in a crystal collection. The glasses are used to serve cordial cocktails including very sweet liqueurs. Many of our customers collect these pieces.

  • Decanter
    Our Piece Code: CDEC
    Decanters are is used to store wines and liquors. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be used as decorative accents on any table.

  • Fluted Champagne
    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.