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Delight in the Magic of Old St. Nick at Special Holiday Book Reading with Replacements and Vietri

Vietri's Susan Gravely reads from her new children's book at exclusive signing event

GREENSBORO, N.C., November 26, 2018 -- Young and old alike will delight in the magic of Christmas at Replacements' Vietri Founder Event with Susan Gravely 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Visit with Santa and enjoy seasonal treats as Gravely reads from her new children's book, "The Magic of Old St. Nick: The Adventure Begins," a charming tale of Babbo Natale, Italy's Santa Claus, and his relationship with his beloved son, Nick. The book is the latest introduction to the noted Italian lifestyle brand's highly collected Old St. Nick dinnerware collection.

"Old St. Nick is a person who believes in a gentle heart, working hard, reading every letter and spreading his love and handcrafted toys around the world," says Vietri Founder Susan Gravely. "It is exciting to celebrate Old St Nick dinnerware's 10th anniversary with this first book. The illustrator, Alessandro Taddei, and I have discussed the life views and values of Old St. Nick as we created designs year after year. In our book a red bird flies from page to page, reminding us that a loved one is always near wherever we are."

Gravely founded Vietri with her mother and sister following a family trip to Italy where they fell in love with the colorful hand-painted Italian dinnerware of the Amalfi Coast. Vietri is now America's largest Italian ceramics importing company, partnering with numerous Italian manufacturers in various regions throughout Italy.

Gravely will sign copies of her book and Vietri pieces purchased from Replacements perfect for both holiday entertaining and gift-giving. Those who can't make the store event can take part online through December 3, 2018. For additional information or to shop online, visit the retailer's website https://www.replacements.com/store/. Replacements is located just off I-40/I-85 (exit 132) at 1089 Knox Road, McLeansville, N.C., 27301.

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About Replacements, Ltd.

Founded in the attic of his home by Bob Page, Replacements, Ltd. is the world's largest retailer of vintage and current tableware, silver and estate jewelry. The company's half-million square foot facilities house an inventory of more than 11 million pieces from over 450,000 patterns. Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., Replacements is dedicated to helping millions of customers around the world create experiences that last a lifetime.

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