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!


  • Corn Butterer
    Our Piece Code: COBUR
    Corn butterers are used for buttering corn.  A bowl-shaped attachment holds a pat of butter and is rubbed on ears of corn.  The bowl is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cosmetic Brush
    Our Piece Code: COBR
    Cosmetic brushes make great gifts and are used for applying powders and makeup to the face.  The piece that holds the bristles is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Cream Ladle
    Our Piece Code: LACR
    Cream ladles are sized much like cream, bouillon, and gumbo spoons. This midsized ladle is used to serve creams and soups.  A piece from your pattern is shaped and cut to form the cream ladle.

  • Cream Dipper
    Our Piece Code: CRDIR
    Cream dippers are used to serve creams and sauces.  A piece from your pattern is shaped and cut to form this piece.

  • Croquette Server
    Our Piece Code: CROQSR
    Croquette servers are used to serve small pies that are made of minced meat.  The bowl of the croquette server is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Fish Server
    Our Piece Code: FISSR
    (stainless blade)
    Fish servers have a blade that is shaped like a pie server. This piece is used to scoop and serve large pieces of fish.  The blade is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Fish Server
    Our Piece Code: FISSLR
    (sterling)
    The sterling fish server features a blade that is shaped like a pie server.  This piece is used to scoop and serve large pieces of fish.  The blade is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Fish Serving Fork
    Our Piece Code: FISR
    (stainless blade)
    Sterling fish forks are serving forks used to serve large pieces of fish.  The bowl of the fork is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Food Pusher
    Our Piece Code: FOPUR
    Food pushers are used to push food off of a plate or platter. This piece looks a lot like a crumb knife and can be used in the same capacity.  The blade of the food pusher is attached to a handle from your pattern.

  • Fruit Spoon
    Our Piece Code: FRSR
    Fruit spoons are generally the size of a regular teaspoon. The bowl of each piece is slightly pointed and some fruit spoons have bowls made with serrated edges. The fruit spoon is great for cutting into and eating grapefruits, oranges, and halved melons.  A piece from your pattern is shaped and cut to form the fruit spoon.