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Reed & Barton’s Country French: An Elegant Dinner Party Staple


Reed and Barton Country French Flatware Reed and Barton’s Country French flatware features such a popular and prominent design, it’s been replicated time and time again. Yet, nothing quite comes close to the real deal. This silverware collection, made out of 18/10 stainless steel, displays a finish unlike any other.

Its shiny appearance only serves to accentuate the leaf motif on the handle. As a result, it’s an excellent addition to elegant tablescapes featuring lace placemats, linen napkins, and cream tablecloths.

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Arctic Silverware by Towle: Perfect for Modern Tablescapes

Towle Arctic

A modern tablescape is ideal for casual dinner parties, when you’re shooting for a look that’s more avant garde than traditional.  Typically, modern tablescapes embody a simple, monochromatic color palette and contemporary dinnerware. There’s more to it though!
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Paul Revere by Oneida: Patriotic & Pleasing

Oneida Paul Revere Flatware

Oneida Paul Revere Stainless Flatware

If you’re looking for a stylish yet simple addition to your dinner table, the Paul Revere flatware collection from Oneida may be just what you’re looking for. It has a brushed finish on all the flatware, is medium weight, and features a colonial-style design.

The size of this stainless steel flatware is smaller than many American-style designs. It was made in 1959, and continues to be one of Oneida’s most popular patterns.

The 5-piece setting includes a salad fork, dinner fork, dinner knife, oval soup spoon, and table spoon.

They also designed a 3-piece Hostess set, which includes a serving spoon, sugar spoon, and gravy ladle. The 3-piece serving set includes pierced serving spoon, serving fork, and butter serving knife.

Larger sets are also available, with silverware service for four to eight people – ideal for when you want to throw an elegant and memorable dinner party.

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Fortessa Lucca Faceted Flatware: Perfect for a Summer Dinner Party

Fortessa Lucca Faceted

Arranging your perfect summer dinner party can be quite the task, especially when it comes to setting the table. Fortunately, Fortessa has a beautiful, elegant solution that will help take care of your worries– at least those about your flatware. View Full Article…

The History of Hafnia By Yamazaki

The Distinguished History Of The Elegant Hafnia Flatware Line

Timeless Japanese design and Nordic practicality are a match made in heaven. Just take a look at the Scandinavian-influenced Hafnia flatware line by Yamazaki.

The brushed finish is simply gorgeous. Not only are the pieces unusually striking, but their weight and the curvature of their upturned handles make for the most comfortable silverware that we offer — and we offer more than 500 patterns.

As more and more manufacturers expand their brands to reach diverse markets, Yamazaki remains true to its roots. For 100 years, the fine stainless maker has stuck to its core competencies and catered to its loyal customers.

At Yamazaki, innovation thrives. Service is personalized. There are no compromises on quality. The Yamazaki collection reflects the passion of its leadership and is aptly named “The Art of Dining.”

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A Closer Look At Mepra Flatware

The Long, Colorful History of Mepra

The designers and craftsmen at Mepra go to impossible lengths to turn out deceptively simple-looking designs. Handling a piece of Mepra flatware is akin to admiring the work of a skilled, studied architect.

The brand name alludes to the company’s commitment to quality and tradition. Mepra is shorthand for Metallurgica Prandelli. Metallurgy is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the study of metallic elements. Prandelli is the family name, and that’s far more interesting to most people.

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The Last Of The American Flatware

Liberty Tabletop Profile

Made in America

Sherrill Manufacturing, known for Liberty Tabletop products, has an admirable and increasingly unique claim to fame: it is the only remaining flatware manufacturer in the U.S.

Even the quality stainless steel it uses is made right here in America. Sherrill tests for lead and other toxic trace elements. There are no shortcuts in the making of safe, durable products. Not only that, but high-grade stainless steel retains its appealing luster and resists staining for generations.

Sherrill Manufacturing has been at this for more than 100 years and is frequently lauded by the media. The New York Times, ABC, and NBC are just a few outlets that have featured the company. Since other American industries are disappearing in droves — according to The Times, there’s only one whistle maker, one barber pole manufacturer and a handful of sneaker factories left — Sherrill’s longevity is impressive.

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A Closer Look At Fortessa

An In-Depth Look at Fortessa Flatware

If you’re looking for something especially classy, look no further than Fortessa flatware. You’ll find whimsical pieces, like fish forks, espresso spoons and even chopsticks, that competitors simply don’t offer. Another elegant touch is the punched Fortessa logo. Such luxury is more commonly found on high-end European flatware.

Many loyal customers had never heard of Fortessa, which is relatively new on the scene, until they inquired about the silverware in their favorite upscale restaurants.

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