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Choose the Right China for Your Wedding Registry

Bridal registries are practically a social requirement for most brides, and for good reasons. It’s exciting for the bride and groom to choose pieces and products they both love and will enjoy for years to come. And most guests want to buy a wedding gift that they can feel confident the couple will cherish. A registry eliminates guesswork, making gift selection simple for friends and family. China and tableware are popular items among registries and the choices today are versatile.

Classic and Clean

classic wedding china

The complete table setting above is by Michael Aram –  from the gorgeous Wheat dinner plate shown with the Forest Leaf salad plate and flatware – paired with Michael Aram crystal and Black Orchid napkin ring. The placemat is by Kim Seybert. Michael Aram is found at Bailey’s Fine Jewelry.
Wedding registry ideasVietri Lastra is a classic everyday pottery china – and can be beautifully dressed for company. The setting is shown in its lovely simplicity on a quilted placemat with Vietri glassware and Fortessa brushed gold flatware from Southern Season.
White wedding chinaThe Arte Italica china from Southern Season, pictured above, has feminine scalloped edges and pairs perfectly with gold utensils.

Colorful Patterns

patterned wedding chinaMix and match your favorite selections at Bailey’s Fine Jewelry. Ornate and unique, this L’Objet Perlee charger pairs beautifully with an Aegean dinner plate topped with the Mottahedeh Peacock dessert plate. The teacup is by L’Objet and crystal stemware by Arte Italica paired with silverware from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry Estate Collection. Handmade braided ruffle placements come in a rainbow of colors.
Baileys Fine Jewelry wedding registryA classic wedding pattern, Mottahedeh’s “Tobacco Leaf,” is mixed with modern Anna Weatherly china accents from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry and monogram napkins in the styled shoot pictured above.

Fancy Florals

how to choose registry chinaFloral is always a beautiful choice, like this pacesetting with china, crystal and silverware from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry.
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Beautiful spring and fall colors come together in this tabletop salad plate by Juliska available at Southern Season.

Glittering Gold

navy and gold table settingNavy and gold is a timeless color combination. This delightful detailed Wedgewood Renaissance pattern is dressed up with a scrolled wooden charger. Kate Spade New York glassware and Oneida flatware complete this classy look put together for us  from Belk at Streets of Southpoint.
Raleigh gift registriesOld traditions meet new trends with this exquisite china from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry, upon which rests a hand-penned magnolia leaf place cards and matching menu from The Oblique Pen.
Gold wedding chinaAnother Bailey’s table setting shows off the extravagance and luxurious look of gold paired with a green and white floral salad plate and gold napkin ring.

Photo credits: 
Classic and Clean: Brian Mullins Photography
Colorful Patterns: 1: Brian Mullins Photography; 2. Renee Sprink Photography
Fancy Florals: Walters & Walters Photography
Glittering Gold: 1. Brian Mullins Photography; 2. Renee Sprink Photography; 3. Walters & Walters Photography

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