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Coffee Tea Sets
Everybody loves a quiet afternoon to enjoy a hot cup of tea or a good coffee. In order to do that, you need a coffee and tea set. Depending on your tastes, you can purchase these sets from any local shop which stores different dishes or any other appliances for the house. Every housewife loves having different types of dishes in her kitchen to use them whether for personal use or for different occasions.
If you have an old coffee and tea set and you'd like to renew it don't hesitate, go out and buy one for yourself. Once you have decided to purchase one, there is another thing to consider. Since the market has various offers to choose from, you may wander what sort of coffee and tea sets you should buy.
There are tow types of coffee and tea sets: regular or silver. If you prefer regular dishes you have to be careful when purchasing them since you might be disappointed with the quality of certain ceramics. When purchasing quality merchandise see if it meets the following standards:
1. First of all they must be durable. Check whether your coffee and tea set is made of high quality ceramics in order to enjoy using it for a long period of time.
2. Size and shape is also important so think well before spending your money on any set. Is the cups size ideal for you? Are you satisfied with their design? If so, than you have made the right choice.
3. Colours and prints have a great impact over the clients. When choosing your coffee and tea set, the first impression is given by its shape and colour.
Depending on your budget, you can opt for a silver coffee and tea set. Even if they are expensive, these types of dishes are more stylish and elegant. They are used by when throwing special parties or at formal meetings. A tea and coffee service is delivered with a tray and elements like: a tea pot, a coffee pot, a pot for chocolate, a sugar bowl, a waste bowl, spoons and small plates for the cups.
In order to know if the tea and coffee set you have purchased is made of pure silver, you have to look carefully whether it has been marked or not. There are different numbers which allow you to identify whether you have bought quality merchandise. Silver is marked with 925 for veritable silver, 950 for lower quality silver and 800 which indicates that the object contains 80% silver and 20% alloy. Don't buy cheap sets since they won't last. Even if it's expensive, a high quality product will definitely please you and your family.