The Watts Blog

A Nest of Pearls

​Herend’s famous Rothschild Bird dinnerware pattern has a fascinating legend behind it.

Better Than Another Ugly Tie….

Dads are notoriously difficult to buy for. Check out our ideas for a memorable Father’s Day gift!

In Search of the Perfect Anniversary Gift

Whether it is your first anniversary or your 60th, Watts has a wealth of suggestions to help you mark the occasion with style!

The Registry at George Watts & Son

​How do I register at Watts?

Your Mother is One of a Kind - Get Her a Unique Gift from Watts!

​Shop Mother’s Day Gifts at George Watts & Son

What is a Hand Cooler?

The Steuben Hand Cooler has been highly prized by collectors for decades. But what is it?​

Hosting the Perfect Afternoon Tea

​What do you need to host the perfect afternoon tea?

Not so old fashioned

​William Yeoward’s Atalanta Pattern, within his popular American Bar Collection, was recently featured in Elle Decor.  

Show it in Style

​William Yeoward not only makes gorgeous crystal stemware, but his home decor accessories take style to a whole new level.

Where can I sell my old tableware?

​People often ask us the value of their antique dinnerware to where to sell inherited pieces.  

Caring for your Silver

​Owning and enjoying your silver items doesn’t need to be a chore!  George Watts has tips for care and storage, and the products you need for cleaning and restoring.

Product Spotlight: William Yeoward Glassware

William Yeoward Glassware offers the perfect pieces to set your table with for your next event. These timeless antique crystal treasure will sure to have your guests in awe. From the ornate details of the Camilla Stemware Collection, to the simplicity of the Olympia Stemware Collection, you’re certain to find the perfect piece of William Yeoward Glassware at George Watts.

Product Spotlight: William Yeoward Vase

Vases make the perfect centerpiece to any table setting. What better way to set the mood for your next dinner part than with a beautiful crystal William Yeoward Vase. With over 145 William Yeoward vases to choose from, George Watts & Sons is the best place to pick-up your next beautiful centerpiece.

Product Spotlight: The William Yeoward Decanter

William Yeoward Decanters are the perfect way to show off your finest wines. From the Geneviere collection coming in three sizes, to the William Yeoward Fern decanter your friends will be in awe of your beautiful William Yeoward crystal decanter.

Sister Tea in The Watts Tea Shop

​Start a new tradition with someone close to you.

How to Care for your William Yeoward Crystal

​Crystal is delicate, but functional.  You should enjoy using your crystal drinkware, and by taking the necessary steps to care for it, you should not have any problems.  Our friends at William Yeoward Crystal offer the following helpful advice.

Spring Events in The Watts Tea Shop

​Check out some of the exciting events we have coming up at Watts.  We kept all your favorites and added some new ones as well!

Commonly Misused and Confusing Dinnerware Terms

As a “china shop” we get lots of questions about dinnerware. Here I will try to clarify some…

Where can I sell my old china? Where can I get an appraisal?

Other questions we get daily here at Watts are “do you offer appraisals?” and “do you buy second-hand merchandise?”...

Where can I get Crystal Repaired?

What do you do when you’re dusting your prized porcelain figurines and an arm suddenly snaps off?...


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