Thursday, 8 April 2010

Vintage crockery update!

Since I started my vintage wedding crockery hunt - and this blog – I have been overwhelmed by the kindness of friends who have taken up the challenge themselves, hunting down second-hand tea sets and plates from all over the country and sending them my way.

There’s Amy who swears by Accrington’s dirt-cheap charity shops (just don’t tell anyone!) and has found hoard after hoard of chintzy china. And Claire who managed to uncover the holy grail of vintage china - those elusive large dinner plates - in Cornwall. Meanwhile my Mum has been tirelessly scouring the shops of Cheshire and The Wirral for delicate tea cups and saucers. And most recently there's Nina, who found a pretty china tea set in an Amersham antiques shop.

Here are a few of my favourites:





5 comments:

  1. Wow that's a lot. I heard that China Wares are really expensive, now I know why, because they are gorgeous!I really find the brown ones the most beautiful :)

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  2. My mum found those ones! I think I agree - they are the most unusual anyway..
    Glad you like them!

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  3. Hi!

    I'm looking for nice vintage tea sets and plates to turn into cake stands. Do you know of any good shops/market stalls in London?

    Thanks! =)

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