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  • Herend Dinner plates and Serving plates

    Dinner plates and Serving plates of Herend

    The place setting composition guide continues with the main dish, and its accessories, the dinner plate and serving plate. Lets’s see the different variations available.

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  • Herend Soup Cups and Soup Plates

    In the following article we go through the most important options related to the Herend soup plates and soup cups available for the customer.

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  • Serving dishes of Herend Porcelain Manufactory - Dinner sets

    Herend Porcelain Dinner Set Composition Guide – Serving Dishes

    The following is a brief summary, what you have to know in order to order a Herend porcelain dinner set.

    The first famous dinner set was ordered by Queen Victoria in 1851 at the World Fair. Intrestingly she did not lay the table with Herend plates for diplomats, but only for family.

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  • Rare and Limited Herend Patterns

    At Herend every piece of porcelain is unique. Yet there are some designs that every Herend enthusiast knows very well because of their famous owners.

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  • Herend porcelain Exhibition in Vienna – Holet Marriott

    In 2018 November, we had the honour to organise a Herend Exhibition in Vienna. Many of our customers and visitors did not have a chance to visit this event. We decided to share this experience with you now, through this article. 

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  • Herend Forms – “Rocaille” the Shell relief

    “The Rocaille shape cleverly combines the popular element of Rococo with the options provided by the porcelain material. The stylized shell-imitating motif harmoniously fits with many patterns enhancing their aesthetic beauty.
    The gracefully arched reliefs combined with the classic wicker motif make up a collection that enjoys great popularity all over the wider form assortment beyond the beauty of patterns choose Rocaille.”

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  • Universal Cup 1729-0-00 ATQ3-PT Apponyi Turquoise pattern - Herend porcelain hand painted

    The Multifunctional Herend Cup

    We would like to draw your attention to a less known Herend product, the Multifunctional or Morning Mug.
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  • Fancy Box with rose knob - a nice example of Herend rose knobs.

    The Knob Quest of Herend

    The most type of knobs are available for the original Herend form Osier. This form – also called basket relief form – was invented by Herend. You have a wide range of knob types but our customers rarely knows which are these. Let’s see the varieties of knobs of Herend in details…
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  • Herend Typographical Errors - Blog Post

    Herend Typographical Errors – Blog Post

    “How to write it correctly?”

    Recently, we have received some messages asking for the following items:

    Herrend, Herand, Heren, Heremd, Hevend, and even Heeend, Heron and so on.

    Well, the correct form is Herend. But why? Read more!

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  • Herend Coding Systems - Blog Post

    Herend Marks

    Herend has many types of products and they need to have a logical structure to be able to identify every product. There are more than 16 000 pc Herend white porcelain items in different sizes and forms. We need to be able to identify every item. Also, there are are more than 400 design variations. Herend has a marking system to keep track of the different items.

    On the bottom of every Herend porcelain product, you can see a Herend trademark. This is the Unique ID of the product. It doesn’t matter if you have an old or a new product because with this number you can identify, reference, or re-order the product.

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  • Herend Chronology - Herend Experts Blog - www.herendexperts.com

    Brief Chronology of Herend

    1826

    Vince Stingl establishes a hard pottery workshop in Herend.

    1839

    Mór Fischer buys the Manufactory from Vince Stingl and his partner, regular porcelain manufacture begins. “Herend Begins” Read more!

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  • Royal Elegance Gift Set - Apponyi ATQ3-PT Turquoise - Herend porcelain hand painted.

    Herend Tea and Coffee Set Crash Course

    When someone sends us a message “How much is a Coffee Set for 6 persons?” we already know they aren’t asking the right question.  Herend is a more than 190 years old luxury brand, which had so many innovative ideas in fine china, that cannot be summarised as “a Tea Set for 6 persons”. You need to understand that every single item has lots of variants and you should choose the one you really love. In this article, I will give you some guidelines on how we do such a process. (TLDR)
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  • Soup Cup w. Lid 744-0-09 RO Rothschild Bird pattern. Herend fine china. Hand painted tableware

    History of Herend Rothschild Bird Decor

    In the 1850—60s it was a common practice to use several hundred or thousand-year-old Far Eastern porcelain decors as a base when creating new European patterns. This applies to the history of the Rothschild Bird decor as well…

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  • Victoria EVICT 1 and 2 Herend porcelain Dinner and coffee

    Interesting Facts about the Herend Royal Garden Decor

    The Royal Garden decor is the modernized version of one of the most popular patterns of Herend Porcelain Manufactory, the more than 160 years old Victoria décor. Some of the most interesting facts about this unique pattern can be read below.

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  • Herend Porcelain History

    History of Porcelain – The Secret of the “White Gold”

    Porcelain is the noblest ceramic material. The word ceramics comes from the Greek Kerameia, which means ‘fired’. Porcelain is a “white wonder” made of ceramic material heated to high temperatures in a kiln.

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