Herend Experts Blog

  • 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. 

    Victoria avec Bord en Or (VBO) is based on a classical design that was made popular by Queen Victoria. However the pattern Queen Victoria used is actually called “Queen Victoria” but has been modernized to become VBO. What is interesting to note is that Queen Victoria first saw and purchased this design at the Great Exhibition held in the United Kingdom in 1851 at that time the “Queen Victoria” pattern was called “Kakiemon” as it was renamed later, to commemorate her later on. 

    Read more »

  • Herend 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. 

    Read more »

  • 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.”

    Read more »

  • 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.
    Read more »

  • 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…
    Read more »

  • 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!

    Read more »

  • 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.

    Read more »

  • Herend Chronology - Herend Experts Blog -

    Brief Chronology of Herend


    Vince Stingl establishes a hard pottery workshop in Herend.


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

    Read more »

  • 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)
    Read more »

  • 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…

    Read more »

  • 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.

    Read more »

  • 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.

    Read more »

  • Cake Stand 2 Tier 308-0-91 ATQ3-PT Apponyi Turquoise pattern. Herend fine china hand painted

    History of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory

    The past few days we’ve visited the Manufactory of Herend in Hungary. It is always a miracle to return to the hometown of the European White Gold. We met the Manufactory leaders, had some words with the painters, and also discussed some of our new ideas with the management. This is a great moment to say a few words about the start of the Manufactory.

    Read more »

  • Herend Elephant Collectors

    7 Famous People Who Bought Herend Porcelain Ware

    Herend porcelain ware, dinner, coffee, and tea sets are very popular not just among everyday people but famous people, like celebrities and royal families as well. Those who like style, uniqueness, affordable luxury, and traditional or modern-style porcelain ware, prefer investing in a long-lasting, quality porcelain set. The below royal personalities and celebrities also have – at least one – set of Herend porcelain ware at home.

    Read more »

© Copyright 2016. Herend Experts. All rights reserverd. Webdesign by: Kreatív Vonalak