How to maintain elegant tableware?

This step-by-step guide “How to Care for Elegant Tableware” contains useful tips to maintain the beauty and quality of your tableware. From the right thing to do in everyday use to cleaning and storing your crockery, this guide offers practical advice to keep your crockery in top condition. Increase the lifespan of your elegant tableware and enjoy your table setting for longer with the tips from this guide.


Sort the dishes

  • First sort the tableware by type, such as plates, bowls, glasses.
  • In addition, it is important to sort it by material, such as porcelain, earthenware or glass.
  • This makes it easier to use adapted maintenance methods for each type of tableware.
  • By following this step, you can ensure that each piece of tableware receives the proper care and attention.

Hand wash vs. dishwasher

  • Always check whether your dishes are suitable for the dishwasher.
  • Look at the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • For delicate items such as hand-painted tableware, choose hand wash to prevent damage.
  • Take into account the materials and any decorations on your tableware.

Use the correct cleaning agents

Choose mild detergents to clean your dishes and avoid harsh chemicals that can damage the shine. First rinse your dishes under warm water to remove food residues. Then use a soft sponge or brush with the mild detergent to clean the dishes. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and dry with a clean cloth for a shiny result.


Dry the dishes carefully

  • Dry each piece of tableware thoroughly with a soft cloth to avoid stains and streaks.
  • Make sure the dishes do not air dry, as this can leave stains and streaks.
  • Take the time to dry each piece thoroughly and do not store the dishes until they are completely dry.
  • This way you keep your tableware in optimal condition and prevent unwanted damage.

Store in a safe place

Store your dishes in a safe place, protected from bumps and scratches. If necessary, use intermediate layers to prevent damage. Make sure each piece of crockery is individually wrapped before storing. Place heavier items on the bottom and lighter ones on top to prevent damage. Check regularly whether everything is still properly protected.


Check regularly for damage

  • Carefully inspect your dishes for cracks, shards or broken pieces.
  • Repair damaged dishes with care or replace them if necessary.
  • Ensure that your tableware remains in optimal condition by checking regularly and taking action in the event of damage.

Special attention to delicate pieces

  • Handle delicate pieces with extra care and avoid sudden temperature changes that could lead to damage.
  • Use soft materials to wrap and protect delicate pieces.
  • Store delicate pieces at a constant temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
  • Place the delicate items in a safe place where they cannot fall or become damaged.

Consult a professional if necessary

Find the contact information for the manufacturer of the tableware. Then contact us by telephone or email. Describe in detail any doubts or questions you have about the maintenance of the tableware and ask for professional advice. Follow the professional or manufacturer's instructions and tips carefully to ensure that your dishes are properly maintained.

Practical maintenance tips for tableware

The conclusion can be stated that with the right care and attention you can keep elegant tableware beautiful for a long time. By following the practical tips in this guide, you can enjoy your tableware during many memorable moments and dinners. Keep it well maintained and it will always decorate your table with a touch of elegance! Have fun cherishing your precious tableware!

Required equipment

  • Sorting bins
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Soft sponge
  • Dishcloth
  • Clean cloths
  • Cleaning brush
  • Dishwasher (optional)
  • Cleaning agent for delicate pieces
  • Secure storage boxes
  • Loupe
  • Professional tableware cleaner

Practical maintenance tips

  • Always wash your dishes by hand instead of in the dishwasher for a longer lifespan
  • Use a soft sponge or brush to avoid scratches
  • Avoid using abrasive cleaning agents that can damage the shine of the dishes
  • Dry the dishes immediately with a soft cloth to avoid water streaks
  • Store your dishes in soft-lined cabinets to prevent damage
  • Check regularly for cracks or chips and replace damaged pieces if necessary
  • Be careful with metal cutlery when using tableware made of sensitive material such as porcelain
  • Clean your teapots and coffee makers regularly to prevent deposits
  • Consider storing your dishes separately with protective layers to prevent scratches
  • Enjoy using your elegant tableware and give it the necessary care to enjoy it for many years!

Usage instructions for elegant tableware

  • Make sure you wash the elegant tableware carefully with warm water and mild detergent before using it
  • Place the plates, cups and cutlery on the table in a neat and attractive manner for an elegant presentation
  • Use the crockery with respect: avoid bumping plates or rough handling of glasses to prevent damage
  • After use, you must wash and dry the dishes properly to maintain their quality
  • Store the elegant tableware in a safe place, preferably with protection between the plates to prevent scratches

Frequently asked questions about our stylish tableware range

What are the benefits of investing in high-quality elegant tableware?

Investing in high-quality elegant tableware brings several benefits. Firstly, high-quality tableware is more durable and often lasts longer than cheaper alternatives. This saves you money in the long term because you don't have to replace tableware as often. In addition, quality tableware can add a sense of luxury to special occasions and meals, enhancing presentation and making guests feel special. It can also have a positive influence on the taste experience and increase the enjoyment of a meal. Finally, investing in quality tableware can be an investment in craftsmanship and tradition, which contributes to the appearance and value of your table setting.

What are typical characteristics of elegant tableware?

Typical features of elegant tableware are refined details, delicate design, thin edges and a beautiful finish. It is often made of high-quality porcelain or bone china and has a timeless appearance. In addition, elegant tableware can also be decorated with subtle patterns, gold accents or relief. This type of tableware is often used on special occasions or formal dinners because of its chic appearance.

Where can you buy elegant tableware?

You can buy elegant tableware at chic department stores such as Bijenkorf or specialty stores such as a tableware store. You could also search online for specialized online stores that offer a wide range of elegant tableware collections. Good luck with your search for the perfect tableware!

Which materials are often used for elegant tableware?

Materials such as porcelain, bone china porcelain and crystal glass are often used for elegant tableware. Porcelain is known for its fine structure and durability, while Bone China porcelain contains a higher percentage of bone ash for extra shine and strength. Crystal glass has a luxurious appearance due to the high refractive index of the material. These materials are often used for high-quality and elegant tableware.



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