Replacing lost china, silver
In cleaning up after your New Year's Eve party, you inadvertently threw out one of Grandma's silver spoons. The pattern is no longer available. What do you do? Replacements, Ltd., bills itself as the world's largest supplier of discontinued china, crystal, flatware, and collectibles. The company, based in North Carolina, has an inventory of 5.5 million pieces in 117,000 patterns. Customers provide the name of their pattern, and Replacements sends a list of items in that pattern, along with condition, price, and availability. If the pattern is not known, the company will help identify it. Call 800-REPLACE, or (336) 697-3000.