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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere’s . . . Bowl?

Paul Revere Bowls

Paul Revere Bowls

You’ve probably heard of the Liberty Bell, but have you heard of the Liberty Bowl?  Not the college football game played in Memphis, Tennessee, but an actual bowl made of silver.  This may sound weird, but the production of the Liberty Bowl was a dangerous act of sedition, so much so that its creator, Paul Revere, never mentioned it in any of his business or private papers for fear of retribution.  And, yes, you heard right, Paul Revere, that famous night rider.

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Crystal Stemware: A Toast to Love & Life

Toasting Flutes

Toasting Flutes

 

Some customs have clear logic behind them, while others are more obscure. Waving hello makes sense as a way of getting someone’s attention, but why, for instance, do we shake hands as a greeting? With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching and millions of romantic dinners to be had in its name, many may be wondering why do we toast drinks at special occasions.
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Silver Stocking Stuffers for Everyone You Love

Silver Stocking Stuffers

Silver Stocking Stuffers

 

With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be wonder what to put in the stockings this year. Silver stocking stuffers are a thoughtful and versatile addition to your gift list this holiday season. There’s one for each special person in your life, and there are even affordable options for holiday shoppers on a budget.

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Silver Serving Trays: A Centerpiece for Every Table

Silver Serving Tray


Silver Serving Trays

Hosting a holiday meal, a gala for clients, or a summer brunch on the deck of a lakeside home can be made all the more sublime with accouterments that highlight your own style. Your personal refinement will be revealed to your guests when you gracefully wand gravy across rich meats with an embossed silver ladle, deftly pour Lady Grey tea into the delicate cups of an ornate tea set, or carry in afternoon mimosas in crystal flutes on a silver serving tray. The serving pieces that make a party or event feel special have never gone out of style.

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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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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…

Best & Most Refreshing Cocktails for Summer 2019

Summer means it is time for some relaxing vibes, fun in the sand, and drinks to quench that thirst while under the heat of the summer sun. Aside from sipping coconuts with those cute umbrellas, the summer cocktail scene is the most colorful and refreshing.

This year, what drinks will be making waves as the weather continues to heat up? Here’s a low down on the top predictions for the cocktails that you’ll surely want to serve at your backyard barbecue this season: View Full Article…

Must-Have Tools & Cookware for Beginner Grillmasters

Summer is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: grilling season is here. One of the most rewarding feelings is inviting over all your family and friends for some good ol’ grilling. See, back in the days grilling was much more simplistic, but over the years its become a sort of art form for many.

However, if you’re new to the craft, you might be a little intimidated and or unaware of the essential tools to do the job right. Worry no more, the following are a list of the essential grilling tools you will need to do a proper job this summer.

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The 2019 Gorham Silver Snowflake & Collector’s Set

For fifty years, Gorham has been making the holidays a little merrier and brighter with the production of their annual silver snowflake Christmas ornament. Each year, Gorham fans eagerly await the roll out of the new snowflake to see how it differs from earlier designs.

Like nature’s snowflakes, no two ornaments are alike. Families collect each new ornament and eventually pass their treasured collections on to the next generation. For many, it would not be Christmas without a beautiful Gorham Silver Snowflake hanging from the branches of the family tree, perfectly reflecting its twinkling lights.

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