Hand-Crafted Piece Types

Pierced Holiday Serving Pieces
Hand-crafted Pierced
Holiday Serving Pieces

Via special processes developed at Replacements, Ltd., we are now able to offer a large selection of specially hand-crafted flatware, china, and crystal pieces. These extraordinary items are currently available in a wide array of popular patterns and offer many fun ways for you to enjoy your pattern throughout the year.

Noritake Savannah
Hand-crafted
3-Tier Serving Tray

Have you ever considered purchasing a wall clock made from a dinner plate or a single, two, or three-tiered serving tray in your pattern? Each serving tray is accented with a trim-coordinated decorative center handle. These items make great centerpieces and will be the envy of your guests! If you are looking for a fun, attractive way to display and serve hors d'oeuvres and desserts, a hand-crafted serving tray from Replacements, Ltd. is the perfect solution. These serving trays are made in single, two, or three tier styles and are crafted from appropriate-sized plates in a wide selection of patterns. Each serving tray is accented by a trim-coordinated decorative spindle that is inserted in the center of the serving tray. You can also serve from pieces like our cheese plate with glass dome, our basket with bamboo handle, or a footed nut bowl with center handle.

We continue to add to our collection of hand-crafted pieces. Bookmark this page and check the table below for great additions to our selection. Replacements’ hand-crafted pieces are currently available in wide selection of popular china patterns and are a great way to enjoy your pattern throughout the year.

These specially crafted pieces, when available in your pattern, will be listed on our web site under the appropriate page for your pattern, which you can find starting at the China, Crystal, or Silver tabs on our web site or via the “Start Here” link at the bottom of this page. These pieces will be denoted “HC” - meaning they are hand-crafted by Replacements, Ltd. The images below are representative of piece types that may be available in your pattern(s). When you place an order, you will typically receive your hand-crafted pieces in 7-10 business days. Since these pieces are carefully crafted onsite by Replacements, Ltd. artisans, additional processing time may be required during the holidays. Get a head-start on your holiday entertainment planning and gift-giving now, order these great pieces today!


  • Cake Breaker
    Our Piece Code: CABR
    Cake breakers look like large combs with extended tines. The long tines are used to “break” into a cake before the cake is actually sliced and served. This piece is most often used with the cake knife and/or the serving cake fork.  The comb-shaped piece is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Candle Snuffer
    Our Piece Code: HCNSR
    (pewter)
    The pewter candle snuffer is used to extinguish candles.  Featuring a long slender arm and a bell-shaped “snuffer,” these pieces are made by attaching the slender arm to a handle from your pattern.

  • Candle Snuffer
    Our Piece Code: SCNSR
    (sterling)
    Sterling candle snuffers, like their pewter counterparts, are used to extinguish candles.  Featuring a long slender arm and a bell-shaped sterling “snuffer,” these pieces are made by attaching the slender arm to a handle from your pattern.

  • Carving Fork
    Our Piece Code: CFSMR
    (small)
    Carving forks are used with carving knives. Carving forks are used to serve pieces of meat while carving knives are used to cut them.  The pronged piece is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Casserole Spoon
    Our Piece Code: CASSNR
    Casserole spoons are a lot like tablespoons. They tend to have larger bowls than the tablespoon. Casserole spoons are used to serve casseroles.  The bowl is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cheese Cleaver
    Our Piece Code: CHECR
    Cheese cleavers are shaped like miniature meat cleavers. The large flat blade is used to slice blocks of cheese.  The blade is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cheese Knife
    Our Piece Code: CHEKR
    Cheese knives are used for the cutting and serving of cheese slices.  The blade is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cheese Plane
    Our Piece Code: CHEPR
    Cheese planes are drawn against a block of cheese. The result is a single slice of cheese that can be lifted and served using the cheese plane.  The flat blade of the cheese plane is attached to handle from your pattern.

  • Cheese Scoop
    Our Piece Code: CHSCR
    Cheese scoops are used for scooping small cubes of cheese. Cheese scoops resemble a sugar spoon.  The bowl of the scoop is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cheese Scoop (Solid)
    Our Piece Code: CHESCR
    (Solid)
    Cheese scoops are used for scooping cubes of cheese.  Cheese scoops resemble a sugar spoon.  A piece from your pattern is shaped and cut to form the solid cheese scoop.