Monthly Archives: June 2011

Proper Storage of Sterling Silver

Sterling silver is gleaming and beautiful until tarnish sets in.  Avoid frequent polishings by storing your sterling properly.  Here are my 4 suggestions: 1. Silver cloth wraps are tarnish-resistant and are very reasonably priced. 2. New, airtight silver chests.  Older … Continue reading

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Chantilly by Gorham

  I’ve been showing you Buttercup by Gorham in recent days here on the blog.  I often mix Buttercup with the Chantilly pattern by Gorham. The Chantilly pattern is a clean and elegant pattern first introduced in 1950. The detail … Continue reading

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Top 10 Gorham Buttercup Serving Pieces

Yesterday we took a look at my favorite flatware pattern, Buttercup by Gorham.  Today I wanted to show you some of my Top 10 serving pieces. 1. Sardine Serving Fork 2. Asparagus Server 3. Cheese Scoop 4. Mayonnaise Ladle 5. Strawberry Fork … Continue reading

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Buttercup by Gorham

  Today I wanted to share with you my favorite flatware pattern.  It’s Gorham’s Buttercup pattern first introduced in 1899.  I’ve owned this pattern for 40+ years and I’ve never grown tired of it. Here’s a close-up detail of the beautiful sterling silver … Continue reading

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Displaying Blue & White

  If you’re a fan (or obsessed) with collecting china like I am, I recommend putting your collection on display.  When decorating, I love hanging plates on the wall.  It’s a way to enjoy my treasures everyday instead of having … Continue reading

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