Porcelain Dishes: The Best Cleaning And Care Tips

So you should maintain your China Dinnerware

“White gold” pur! Not for nothing, the bone China porcelain was so called many decades ago. To this day still applies this material as noble and high-quality and is preferred by many of us, especially on special festive occasions, as important complement of the table decoration. Porcelain dish it has in itself. Not just visually effect refined plates, cups or bowls made of porcelain, but also when touching yourself, you can feel the difference immediately. The world of porcelain is diverse and exciting. Long, the Chinese have strictly guarded the secret of its manufacture. The name actually comes from the Italian word Porcella – a type of shell that looks like porcelain. Marco Polo has named the material as porcelain for the first time, because he believed that the Chinese produced it from it. Later in 1748, the so-called bone China reported by Thomas Frey as a patent. It consists of kaolin, feldspar and quartz sand and verglühter bone ash. Although bone China is one of the soft porcelain and even slightly transparent looks, it is actually quite Hardy and has a high edge impact strength. Finer and nobler the so-called fine China is China, which is a further development of high-quality vitro porcelain with rustic flair by Villeroy & Boch. Hard porcelain, however, characterized by increased impact resistance and optimal resistance to Ritz.

Porcelain dishes of the highest quality

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Despite different properties and variations of the manufacturing process all kinds of porcelain tableware at one point are United: the timeless elegance and noble broadcasting, which exudes from each piece. Real gems such as these should also properly keep and maintain as long as possible to enjoy it.

Here we have listed just the main cleaning and care tips for you.

Porcelain wash dishes by hand

Especially if it is of fine heirloom or antique stores, caution is advised. Dishwashers are a more recent invention, which was not known to Grandma’s. Therefore, older porcelain dishes certainly not for your dishwasher is suitable. It is therefore strongly advised to rinse the good pieces always entirely by hand. Use only soft washing-up liquid in and definitely not scouring agents or similar. Lukewarm water, soft sponges and lint-free drying cloths are ideal here. In newer tableware made of porcelain look especially with colored decors on the washing label. You get detailed information directly from retailers such as for Rosenthal. In principle almost every modern porcelain is considered dishwasher without any decoration dishwasher. Nevertheless, always nice look!

Timeless elegance and simple aesthetics in China

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Off in the dishwasher!

If you have already verified that your China may see dishes your dishwasher from the inside, you can make it very relaxed also therein. Here you should provide for sufficient distance but always nice. So the water can circulate unverhindert between them and prevent any shocks. Here goes: use mild detergent and set the dishwasher on a gentle wash cycle. You may use no high temperatures during drying. It is also advisable to open the dishwasher so that the steam does not unnecessarily burdened the porcelain surface after drying. In addition special porcelain cleaner to help to get stubborn coverings, lime stains and wear of metals through the cutlery.

Extra tip: If your porcelain tableware is provided with silver, gold or other metal decors, always applies: wash by hand! Just the beauty of the container will get longer.

Always carefully store your China Dinnerware and never directly stack plates and bowls, but put the best soft napkins or a piece of paper between them.

Colorful porcelain tableware from John Lewis

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Editor’s choice:

“Touch” is the beautiful porcelain innovation by KAHLA. Its velvety-soft surface is 100% dishwasher safe.


Fine porcelain Dinnerware be missing on any dinner table. Whether this material is always a high dose of luxury and soothing aesthetics artful heirlooms or modern design. Visit Meißen about Rosenthal Versace to KPM Berlin a wide and diverse range of high-quality products, which put the finishing touches to your dishes and drinks.

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