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Tea and Civilization

Part of the magic of tea is certainly what flavor you imbibe and the company you keep, but it is also the vessel you use to drink it with. In my younger days I didn’t pay much attention to what I made my tea in or what I drank it out of. It wasn’t until i received admonishments from my lovely bride that I began to take notice. It had to be English made and it most definitely needed to be fine bone china. Continue reading

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Royal Grafton China 1876 – 2007

The Jones family went on to use the trade name “Grafton”. Grafton China then became Royal Grafton after being given a royal warrant by Queen Mary. Royal Warrants are a mark of recognition to individuals or companies who have supplied goods or services for at least five years. Warrants have always been regarded as demonstrating excellence and quality, and are highly prized. Continue reading

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