Caring for Fine Bone China

Fine bone china is a delicate and elegant material that requires proper care to maintain its beauty and longevity. Here are some tips to help you care for your fine bone china pieces:

  1. Hand washing is recommended for fine bone china. Use a mild detergent and warm water, and be sure to rinse and dry the pieces thoroughly. Avoid using abrasive sponges or detergents, as they can scratch or damage the surface of the china.

  2. Avoid drastic changes in temperature. Do not put fine bone china in the microwave or dishwasher. Also, do not put hot items on a cold surface or cold items on a hot surface, as this can cause the china to crack or chip.

  3. Store fine bone china carefully. When not in use, it's best to store your fine bone china in a china cabinet or on a shelf lined with a soft cloth. Avoid stacking the pieces on top of each other, as this can cause scratches or chips.

  4. Handle fine bone china with care. Always pick up a piece of china by holding it firmly with both hands, supporting the bottom of the piece. Never lift a piece of china by its handle or rim.

  5. Clean the pieces gently. If your fine bone china becomes stained, use a mild bleach solution or a specialized china cleaner. Never use harsh chemicals or abrasive materials to clean your china.

  6. Avoid exposing your fine bone china to harsh chemicals or extreme temperatures. For example, do not place your china near the stove or oven, or in a location where it might be exposed to strong cleaning products or acidic substances.

By following these care tips, you can help ensure that your fine bone china pieces remain beautiful and functional for many years to come