All silverware is vintage silver plate and made is the U.S.A. Each letter on the silverware is hand hammered and not perfectly lined up. We believe this adds to the character and charm of the pieces.
How long will the stamping last?
The actual darkening of the letter will fade over time but the letters stamped into the silverware will last forever.
How do I care for my silverware pieces?
Please hand wash your silver plate. This will preserve the plating, making them last longer. A light polishing with silver polish will keep them beautiful.
Are the letters engraved?
No, each letter on the silverware is hand hammered and not perfectly lined up. We believe this adds to the character and charm of the pieces. Engraving is done with a machine and not by hand. Due to the hand stamped nature of each piece, slight indentations of the stamping are noticed on the underside of the item.
Are the silverware pieces food safe?
The letters on the pieces used for food and eating ARE treated with a FOOD SAFE coloring that does wear over time. The letters on the garden markers are treated with a water resistant product that withstands the elements of outdoor use and are not food safe.
Are the silverware pieces made in the USA?
Yes, all pieces are from the USA and are also hand stamped here in the USA in my studio.
What is vintage silverware?
Vintage means previously used with nicks, plate-wear and scratches. Only the best pieces are used, however, and go through a thorough cleaning process.
What is silverplate silverware?
Silverplate is a very thin layer of silver over an inexpensive base metal such as copper, brass or steel. The silver is usually applied to the underlying metal with a process called electroplating.
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