Do you need to buy a gift for a woman who loves german porcelain?
The problem is, where to start your research? If she has already a favorite collection then it’s easy to add something special to it, if no?
There exist many manufacturers in Germany with very long traditions.
German top seven!
For your best choice find here the top 7 manufacturer of German porcelain:
VILLEROY AND BOCH
Villeroy and Boch is especially popular when it comes to fine dinnerware and enhances your mouth-watering dishes. Especially the actual “New Wave” design is a popular and distinctive gift idea here in Germany. Read here our Villeroy and Boch Tableware review.
Meissen is Europe’s first porcelain manufactory – in 1710 the production of true porcelain started at Albrechtsburg Castle in Meissen. According to collectors, Meissen is also the best German fine china. Read here our Meissen China review.
Each of the Nymphenburg’s figures and the wide collection of dinnerware reflect the philosophy of building a bridge between the past and present. Works by the best artist of each period always harmonize with each other. You’ll find there expressive Rococo figures, art works of the most contemporary design and a large assortment of dinnerware.
Rosenthal in Germany is one of the leading international suppliers of contemporary table and living culture. Typical for Rosenthal is the desire to create the best in design in every era. – If you need German porcelain that embellishs your personal home then choose Rosenthal China which will always remain alive and fascinating.
Fuerstenberg creates products of durability and beauty from kaolin, feldspar and quartz. Typical is a snow-white, transparent bisque. Every single article is uniqe with a formula and glazes produced and finished only in their own facilities. The trademark is a blue F and stands for steady quality of workmanship at the highest level.
Thanks to the Prussian king Frederick’s enthusiasm for the white gold – Königliche Porzellan Manufaktur (royal porcelain factory) was founded in Berlin. No wonder that these products strive to perfect and celebrate the culture of the table in a royal manner.
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German Porcelain & Glass Terms
In case you’ll have the possibility to do your shopping directly in Germany the following vocabulary might help you out.