Category Archives: Tableware

Get to Grilling with Wilton Armetale Grillware!

Summer is upon us, and, if you’re like me, the idea of heating up the oven and / or stove for dinner each night just doesn’t seem to make sense. It’s hot outside, and I’m running the air conditioning, yet … Continue reading

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Portmeirion’s Newest Design, Hydrangea

GiftCollector has been an authorized retailer of Portmeirion dinnerware and serving ware for over 20 years. In those many years we have seen lots of new introductions for the beloved Portmeirion Botanic Garden dinnerware line. This year the new design … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Butterfly Meadow from Lenox

I can’t believe it, May is mostly over and this weekend will be the official beginning of Summer. Yippy! At GiftCollector, the flowers and butterflies are in full swing here in central Virginia. This time of year is full of … Continue reading

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Villeroy and Boch 50% off sale

At GiftCollector, we sell all styles of dinnerware from many different manufacturers. None however have the range of design like Villeroy and Boch. Villeroy and Boch is a German company that was founded over 260 years ago. In addition to … Continue reading

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Sprucing up for Spring

It’s still early March, but everyone I talk with seems to have spring fever! Here in Central Virginia, daffodils have bloomed by the roadsides, the garden centers have re-stocked, and farmers have begun haying their fields. Despite our mild winter, … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Planning

If you’re like me, you plan for the holidays well ahead of time.  You want to know which family members will be make it home on which days, if you’ll need to do an early or late Christmas for some … Continue reading

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Special Mother’s Day Promotion – 10% Off Coupon!

Now through Monday May 2nd, we are offering a great 10% off coupon on all orders*- no minimum order value required! This is a great opportunity to get something special for Mom this year (Mother’s Day is May 8th this … Continue reading

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Tips For Buying Quality China

If you are in the market for a new china pattern for your home, or to give as a gift, you may have noticed that the china market is flooded with all kinds of patterns and styles to choose from.  … Continue reading

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Countryside Corner – Your New Source For Mikasa Countryside China!

A few years ago, we here at GiftCollector made the decision, based on customer feedback, to launch a series of small niche websites.  Collectively, we call these sites the “Corner Stores”, however each one has been created to offer customers … Continue reading

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Dansk Relaunches A “Mid-Century” Favorite

Following yesterdays “A Youthful Approach To China”, I thought it appropriate to take a look at some more new products, but this time, look at those that pull from existing, older designs.  During the 1960’s Jens Quistgaard, a Danish industrial … Continue reading

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